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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 24th May 2018

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 24th May 2018 A massacre occurred in Palestine on Monday, the 14th of May. Sixty one Palestinians were killed by the Israeli forces in one day, as reported by the Gaza Ministry of Health. Among those who died were eight children. Over the period of two days of protest, 2771 Palestinians were injured by the…

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Kairos Statement on Gaza and Jerusalem

Kairos Statement on Gaza and Jerusalem ‘If thou seest the oppression of the poor, and violent perverting of judgment and justice in a province, marvel not at the matter: for he that is higher than the highest regardeth; and there be higher than they.‘ (Ecclesiastes 5:8) On Monday, May 14th 2018, in Gaza, 60 people were killed and 2771 wounded…

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 17th May 2018

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 17th May 2018 Friday May 11th, marked the seventh week of the ‘Great March of Return’ protest in Gaza. Thousands of Palestinians are demonstrating at the borders with Israel to call for the right of refugees to return to their homeland. At least eighty eight Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces since the protests…

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Sabeel-Kairos perspective on the current situation surrounding the protests in Gaza

Sabeel-Kairos (UK) perspective on the current situation 15th May 2018 This week has been a sad and difficult week for us Palestinians and for all of us who care deeply about our brothers and sisters in the Holy Land. The Great Return March, which has seen peaceful protests in Gaza with violent responses form the Israeli military, came into its…

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 10th May 2018

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 10th May 2018 According to U.N. documentation there have been one hundred and fifty nine raids carried out by the Israeli military forces in the Occupied West Bank between March 27th and April 9th. Before dawn on Friday, March 30th, a Palestinian mother in Hebron was assaulted by Israeli soldiers as she tried to…

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 3rd May 2018

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 3rd May 2018 Last Monday a young deaf man, Tahrir Mahmoud Wahba (18 years old), died of the injuries he sustained during the ‘Great March of Return’ protest in the besieged Gaza Strip. The protest has continued for five weeks so far and during that time forty five Palestinians have been killed and five thousand…

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 26th April 2018

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 26th April 2018 Israeli settlers physically attacked a number of Palestinian students and ‘used foul language against them’ as they were leaving school last Wednesday in the al-Salaymeh neighbourhood of the Old City of Hebron. On Saturday, a group of Israeli settlers attacked a Palestinian family and attempted to take over two homes in the…

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 19th April 2018

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 19th April 2018 Since the protests of the ‘Great March of Return’ began on the 30th of March, thirty six Palestinians have been killed and over two thousand have been injured in Gaza  by the Israeli occupation forces. Lord, we give thanks for the Palestinian people. We are grieved by those who lose their lives…

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 12th April 2018

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 12th April 2018 Last Friday in Gaza, tens of thousands of protesters took part in the second mass protest of the ‘Great March of Return’. This protest calls for the right of Palestinian refugees to reclaim the land they were driven out of by Israel during the 1948 war, known as the Nakba. At…

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Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 5th April 2018

Sabeel Wave of Prayer – Thursday 5th April 2018 Last Friday, seventeen Palestinians were killed and more than a thousand Palestinians were wounded by Israeli fire as thousands of protesters marched to Gaza’s border with Israel. The protest on Friday, named the ‘Great March of Return’, was planned by several Palestinian civil society organizations and backed by all political factions to…

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