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Resolution Number: 2003-D008
Title: Urge Israel to End Policy of Demolition of Palestinian Homes
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 74th General Convention recognize that Israeli demolition of Palestinian homes in the Gaza Strip and the Occupied Territories of the West Bank and East Jerusalem is illegal under international law and is a deterrent to the peace process, and therefore call upon the President and the U.S. government to urge the State of Israel to end its policy of the demolition of Palestinian homes.

[At the request of the House of Bishops, the following reference is added: Geneva Convention for the Protection of Civilians, 1948. Ed.]

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Minneapolis, 2003 (New York: General Convention, 2004), p. 320f.