Kairos Palestine Statement: 12/12/17. “Trump’s speech is a decisive step that will not secure Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, but will reinforce our very existence on our land, and will prompt us to be more insistent in our demand for a just and final peace.”
United Nations Position on Jerusalem Unchanged Special Coordinator Stresses, as Security Council Debates United States Recognition of City
UN Press Release: 8/12/17 Permanent Representative Defends Decision, as Delegations Endorse Two-State Solution, Determination of Final Status Issues
The Trump administration’s anti-Palestinian and illegal act reverses decades of official U.S. policy regarding Jerusalem and contradicts the international consensus. Trump’s policies on Palestine underscore that it is long past time for the world to apply concrete pressure on Israel to respect Palestinian rights through support for our struggle for rights and dignity.
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Please read our latest newsletter, a special edition on Jerusalem with actions you can take to stand against Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel’s capital.
100 Years After Balfour is a new talking heads film made by Independent Jewish Voices. The film spells out the troubling legacy of the Balfour Declaration, challenging the notion that this year’s centenary is cause for celebration, given the grave consequences of the document for Palestinians above all.
We have recently sent the Sabeel-Kairos Response to the Balfour Declaration, to all Members of Parliament and Anglican Bishops in the UK. This statement was put together by Palestinians and international advocates at the 10th International Sabeel Conference earlier this year. Please read the full statement below.