Church of Sweden backs Israel boycott campaign: Anglican Ink, November 21, 2012 November 22, 2012Posted by geoconger in Anglican Ink, Church of Sweden, Israel, Politics.
Tags: BDS campaign', Kyrkomötet
The Kyrkomötet – the Church Assembly of the Church of Sweden — has asked its government to support the Palestinian Authority’s bid for membership at the United Nations and called for a boycott of Israeli products manufactured in Judea and Samaria.
On 21 Nov 2012 the annual synod of Sweden’s state Lutheran church adopted a series of pro-Palestinian and anti-Israel resolutions during its annual meeting in Uppsala. A longtime critic of Israeli policies, the Kyrkomötet today also gave its backing the Kairos Palestine Document and called for Israel’s withdrawal from East Jerusalem and the “occupied” territories.
Read it all in Anglican Ink.