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Methodist boycott vote ” . . . exposed the issue to the wider church and to the secular public in ways that Israel does not appreciate.”

Occupied Palestinian Territory: Urban Extents

Occupied Palestinian Territory: (Photo credit: SEDACMaps)

By a vote of 558 to 367, a strong majority of lay and clerical delegates to the United Methodist General Conference called this week for a boycott of Israeli companies operating in Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT). (Source)

  • The resolution denounces the Israeli occupation and the settlements in a sweeping indictment.
  • It calls for “all nations to prohibit the import of products made by companies in Israeli settlements on Palestinian land.”

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