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PSC update: when did Israel cease fire

PSC update: when did Israel cease fire

When DID Israel cease fire? The Palestine Solidarity Campaign works for peace & justice for Palestinians, in support of human rights & against all racism Although the BBC and other media are reporting that the ‘cease-fire’ is holding, when did Israel ever cease fire? In the last few days two Palestinian children have been killed […]

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Parliament update: recognition debate

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MONDAY  13  OCTOBER  2014 Backbench Debate: “Palestine And Israel” “That this House believes that the Government should recognise the state of Palestine alongside the state of Israel“ – proposed by Grahame M Morris.  A manuscript amendment, adding to the motion the words “as a contribution to securing a negotiated two-state solution”, was tabled that morning […]

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UK Parliament votes to recognise Palestine

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  Media Release Today (13 October 2014), MPs in Westminster voted for a motion, tabled by Grahame Morris MP, calling for recognition of a Palestinian state. 274 voted for the motion; 12 against. MPs on all sides of the House supported the call for Palestinian statehood, including many Conservatives. In the event, the ‘no’ campaign […]

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Ask your MP to vote for Palestine

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There are very few opportunities for MPs to vote to recognise Palestinians’ right to self-determination. But on Monday 13th October, your MP will have a chance to vote in the Commons to recognise a Palestinian State. Even – or perhaps especially – if your MP is not supportive take the time to email them. If […]

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7,000 people call for removal of BBC journalist from reporting on Palestine

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An open letter signed by 7,000 people was today sent to the BBC calling for the removal of the broadcaster’s Head of Statistics from all reporting on Palestine and Israel. The demand followed an article published on the BBC website, in which the Head of Statistics, Anthony Reuben, misused Palestinian casualty figures in an attempt […]

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PSC update: vote to recognise Palestine

PSC update: vote to recognise Palestine

Tell your MP: VOTE to recognise Palestine So far over 15,000 of you have emailed your MPs to ask them to vote for Palestine. This is amazing but is only a small proportion of those who receive our updates – so please take action if you haven’t already. This is important: this is the first […]

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Parliament update: Palestine features in Iraq War debate

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Parliament was recalled unexpectedly for one day to vote on whether to support airstrikes in Iraq. These are the parts of the Parliamentary discussion that day that relate directly to Palestine. FRIDAY  26  SEPTEMBER  2014 1. Iraq: Coalition Against ISIL debate: – Jim Sheridan: [intervening on Ed Miliband] “My right hon. Friend is absolutely right in […]

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PSC update: tell your MP to VOTE for Palestine

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  Tell your MP: VOTE to recognise Palestine There are very few opportunities for MPs to vote to recognise Palestinians’ right to self-determination. But on Monday 13th October, your MP will have a chance to vote in the Commons to recognise a Palestinian State. The decision will not be binding on the Government, but it […]

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Standing up for Palestine at Labour’s Conference

Standing up for Palestine at Labour’s Conference

PSC was delighted to see many candidates and MPs at our stand. Here is a small selection: Thanks for your support for Palestinian human rights @SeemaMalhotra1 #lab14 pic.twitter.com/oirC35XilQ — PSC (@PSCupdates) September 24, 2014 Great to see our patron @jeremycorbyn at @PSCupdates stand147 #lab14 pic.twitter.com/Lct5EjKZOv — PSC (@PSCupdates) September 23, 2014 Thanks to @rushanaraali for […]

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PSC at Labour Party Conference

Labour Party Conference 2014 feature

There was standing room only at all Palestine fringes at Labour Party Conference. Events by Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Medical Aid for Palestinians and Labour Friends of Palestine and the Middle East were all packed out. Overall, there were more than 1,000 attendances combined at the events. We also had a stand at Labour Party Conference> […]

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