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Presbyterian committee passes call for divestment from occupation profiteers

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Caterpillar bulldozer, occupied territories The Presbyterian committee on the Middle East has voted overwhelmingly in favor of divesting from three companies whose products are used by the Israeli military. The vote this morning, with 36 in favor, 11 against and 1 abstention, is a boon to divestment activists who hope that the full Presbyterian general […]

Moment of Truth: Report from day two of the United Methodist General Conference

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A packed audience listen to Daoud Nasser and Dalit Baum discuss divestment at the United Methodist Church General Conference. (Photo: JVPlive) When I am in the United States, and not in Gaza, I sometimes have difficulty identifying activism that will actually make a difference on behalf of Palestinians. When the call went out for volunteers […]