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Amos Trust


Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
In their own words"work[] with a network of community projects from around the world to raise awareness of, and provide support to responses that address the route causes of injustice and poverty."


According to its website, Amos Trust’s friends and funders include Kairos Palestine, Holy Land Trust, and Wi’am Conflict Resolution Centre.


  • Supports projects in India, Nicaragua, South Africa, Palestine-Israel, Uganda and the Philippines.
  • Promotes a one-sided, politicized view of the conflict. Describes the “devastating impact of: the wall, settlements blocks and travel restrictions upon Palestinian life,” with no mention of terrorism or Palestinian corruption.
  • Uses “apartheid” rhetoric.
  • In December 2008, the group marketed “poignant, ironic” nativity scenes depicting the Security Barrier, claiming that  “this year the wise men won’t get to the stable.” This project has been criticized for its anti-Semitic undertones. This theme is also evident in Amos Trust’s 2008 Christmas Cards, and similar cards in 2006.
  • A trip to “Israel/Palestine,” “The Gospel Under Occupation“, scheduled for 2009, is designed for church leaders, and will work with radical anti-Israel groups such as Sabeel and ICAHD.
  • Joined 2006 anti-Israel divestment campaign along with Friends of Sabeel UK, ICAHD, and War on Want; listed as a member of the Joint Committee for Palestine which sponsored the 2004 event, “Remembering President Arafat.” 
  • Partners in “Palestine-Israel”: The Anglican Diocese of Jerusalem, Wi’am Conflict Resolution Centre in Bethlehem, Al Ahli Hospital, Gaza, and the Open House Community Reconciliation Centre in Ramle, Israel.

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