JVP -Jewish Voice for Peace Statement on Secretary Kerry’s Speech — Jewish Voice for Peace org

Palestinians have been waiting far too long for their freedom.

John Kerry on two-state solution

Jewish Voice for Peace’s organizing and advocacy has always been about ensuring full equal rights for Palestinians. In his speech today, Secretary Kerry rightfully pointed his finger at one central issue: Israel’s practice of seizing more and more land while denying Palestinians full equal rights. Israel cannot claim to be democratic while militarily occupying another people indefinitely, and as Kerry finally said: denying Palestinians rights is at odds with democratic ideals. We fundamentally agree that there can be no just and lasting peace without full equality, justice and freedom.

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Related  posts on PBSJ Blog:

Foreign Minister Steinmeier: We must not permit the two-state solution to become an empty phrase — Federal Foreign Office, Germany

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Expel and Exploit: The Israeli Practice of Taking over Rural Palestinian Land — B’Tselem (Human Rights organisation of Israel)

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