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Document Concern on escalation of violence in Gaza and Israel
WCC GS deeply concerned about the escalation of violence in Gaza and Israel
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Document Statement on the storming of a Gaza-bound vessel
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Document UN membership application of Palestine
In a statement published on Wednesday 28 September 2011 in Geneva, WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit said that the WCC and its member churches were watching to see if peace and justice would be served in how the United Nations Security Council and General Assembly process the application of Palestine to become a full member state of the UN.
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Document Concern over Israeli law on the status of Arab Christian citizens
Statement from the Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, the WCC general secretary, expressing concern about the law passed by the Israeli Knesset on 24 February 2014.
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Document Palestinian Prisoners Day: A call to churches worldwide to pray and act for justice
Issued by the WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, on 17 April 2014.
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Document Concern over violence in Gaza
WCC general secretary Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit condemns attacks by the Israeli military on the civilian population in Gaza, as well as firing of rockets by militants from Gaza to Israel.
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Document Advent message to the churches and Christian communities of Jerusalem
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Document Comments on the killing of Sheikh Ahmad Yassin
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Document Condolences on the death of President Yasser Arafat
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Middle East
Document Israel - Expression of condolences to victims of suicide bombing
Located in Resources / / Regional concerns / Middle East