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Boy and soldier in front of Israeli wall credit Justin McIntosh news bannerAt its General Assembly, meeting between July 9-12, the United Reformed Church (URC) passed ten significant resolutions pertaining to the situation in Israel and Palestine.

A primary focus of the resolutions deals with the way in which Israeli settlements and forced land acquisitions represent a de facto annexation of the occupied Palestinian territories.

There is a request for local churches and members to contact their constituency MPs to express concerns about the actions of the Israeli government regarding settlement expansion and house demolitions, and to ask what the UK is doing in response.

There is also an appeal to refrain from purchasing products produced in Israeli settlements.

Read more: URC passes multiple resolutions about Israel and Palestine

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