PRESS RELEASE: Palestine Solidarity Campaign responds to bombing in Gaza

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Palestine Solidarity Campaign responds to bombing in Gaza Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) expresses strong concern at Israel’s latest bombing assault on Gaza, which reports suggest has included civilian targets Campaigning organisation also condemns Israel’s policy of targeted assassinations which sparked escalation of violence Citing “desperate” conditions of life in besieged Gaza strip, …

REPORT: National student BDS conference 2019

On 5th and 6th OCtober, students from from around 20 UK universities came together in Manchester for the national student BDS conference, organised by Palestine Solidarity Campaign. The event was an opportunity got student activists from across the country to hear from experienced campaigners, and gain key tools and techniques to end their university’s links …

PRESS RELEASE: BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti granted visa after unexplained delay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti granted visa after unexplained delay Omar Barghouti, Palestinian co-founder of the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, has been granted a visa to travel to the UK only after the end of the Labour Party conference and its fringe meetings. By granting the visa, the UK Government recognised …

PRESS RELEASE: BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti not granted visa to speak at Labour Conference fringe events

BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti not granted visa to speak at Labour Conference fringe events Palestinian voices, including Mr. Barghouti, will still be heard at Conference Omar Barghouti is unable to travel to the UK because his visa was abnormally delayed by the British Government without explanation. He was due to speak at a Labour Party …

Palestine Solidarity at TUC Congress 2019

Palestine Solidarity Report from TUC Congress 2019 This year Palestine took centre stage amid the international discussions at TUC Congress in Brighton. This came at a crucial time with Israel’s Prime Minister announcing – during TUC Congress – that if elected he will annex huge swathes of the Occupied Palestinian West Bank. This announcement came …

PSC responds to Netanyahu’s pledge to annex occupied West Bank

Palestine Solidarity Campaign responds to Netanyahu’s pledge to annex occupied West Bank Campaigning group Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) has condemned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s vow to annex large parts of the occupied West Bank, and has called on the UK Government to hold Israel to account for its ongoing violations of international law. The …

PSC responds to IHRA being used to shut down Big Ride for Palestine event

On Saturday 3rd August, it was revealed (following an FOI request submitted by PSC) that Tower Hamlets Council refused an event application from The Big Ride for Palestine because of secret concerns around the IHRA definition of antisemitism. We have written to Mayor Biggs, the elected leader of Tower Hamlet Council, outlining our serious concerns …