“Palestinians and friends from around the world—met in Bethlehem to observe the tenth anniversary of Kairos Palestine: A Moment of Truth. The participants issued a statement explaining how the life in Palestine has further deteriorated under the illegal occupation by the State of Israel and how the oppression is more aggressive and brutal. We all condemned the U.S. Secretary of State’s announcement that the U.S. government no longer deems West Bank settlements to “be inconsistent with international law”; and affirmed that the State of Israel’s recent adoption of the Nation State Law which clearly reveals that de facto apartheid has become de jure apartheid”.
We all emphasized that “Now” is the time to stand up and speak out in your own setting to insist on a just peace in our troubled region.
Read the full statement here.