Since March 30, Israeli forces have killed 118 Palestinians, including 14 children, and wounded 3,895 with live gunfire as protesters engaged in weekly demonstrations at the border fences separating Gaza and Israel.
Gerry Lee, Director of the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns, joined a delegation of representatives of Catholic advocacy organizations to Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories in April. The following aricle focuses on the delegation’s 24-hour visit to Gaza.
APRIL 26, 2018
SPECIAL UPDATES will be available weekly as needed. This update concerns the Gaza Fence protests between the Palestinians of Gaza and the Israeli Defense Forces. Please note: Opinions expressed in the following articles do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns.
Members of the Faith Forum on Middle East Policy issued a statement on the latest violence at the Gaza border fence on April 12, 2018.
The following letter was sent on December 15, 2014 to Secretary of State John Kerry and USAID administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah.
On Tuesday, July 22, the following letter was sent to President Obama (and copied to members of Congress); it was signed by the Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns and several other members of the Faith Forum.