Dec. 2016 – UMKR has a (slightly) new name:  United  Methodists  for  Kairos  Response

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Above: Raza al-Najjar, a Palestinian medic who was shot and killed by an Israeli soldier at the border fence when she was tending to the wounded at the demonstration.

    Several other medical personnel were killed as they were providing medical aid as well as numerous journalists wearing prominent identification as Press.

UMKR Condemns Israel's Response to 

the Great March of Return 2018






















June 2018 – United Methodists for Kairos Response (UMKR), an international movement in the United Methodist Church, condemns without reservation Israel’s deliberate killing of over 100 protesting Gazans and the maiming of thousands since protests began on 30 March 2018, Palestinian Land Day, and through the following weeks. We stand in solidarity with Palestinians and all people of conscience who call for lifting the crushing siege on Gaza that has left the people without adequate drinking water, electricity, medical supplies and other necessities, all while denying them the right to travel by land, air, or water to relieve their suffering. We cry out for justice for the people of Palestine and an end to their brutal treatment at the hands of an Israeli government that is aided and abetted, to our great shame, by some of our own governments, including the most egregious complicity of the U.S. government.

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