Dec. 2016 – UMKR has a (slightly) new name: United Methodists for Kairos Response
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Israeli Practices towards the Palestinian People and the Question of Apartheid
A report commissioned by the UN agency ESCWA (Economic and Social Comission for Western Asia) and published in March 2017 concludes unequivocally that Israel practices Apartheid policy.
Is Israel an Apartheid State?
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Authoritative reports by legal analysts and renowned scholars have clarified the oft-debated question of whether Israeli is practicing apartheid in its policies toward the Palestinian people. UMKR provides two of those reports, one from a UN agency, published in 2017, and the other commissioned by the government of South Africa, published in 2009.