Palestinian and World Christian Youth appeal to the global community on the 70th Anniversary of the Nakba

Posted on May 19, 2018

 

The Palestine Youth Ecumenical Movement and The World Student Christian Federation have issued a statement addressed to the international community:

“The people of Gaza have been exercising their right to protest by marching for the right to return to the homes from which they were forcefully expelled to make room for the state of Israel.

“Since the beginning of the Great Return March, Israeli forces have killed at least 111 Palestinians and wounded about 12,000 people. The worst of these days took place the same day that in Jerusalem the US announced its total support for Israel. We ask you to stand in solidarity with the Palestine Youth Ecumenical Movement and with Palestinian people to condemn the State of Israel for their crimes against humanity.

“We ask you to protest these Israeli crimes and set up demonstrations to show your support and solidarity with the people of Palestine in their pursuit for justice and freedom. Write to your government and ask them lodge a diplomatic protest against Israeli’s actions to the UN and make the Israeli Ambassador assigned in your country accountable to show that your country does not condone human rights violations.”

Read the full letter