Time to blow the whistle on Israeli football! ⚽ 

Dear friends, Israel’s occupation and apartheid system intrudes on all areas of life for Palestinians. Nothing is sacred – not even the beautiful game. Today, there are seven illegal settlement football clubs that participate in the FIFA sanctioned national Israeli football league. Not only are they illegal under international law, they violate FIFA’s own rules…

Take action: Ask FIFA to revoke Israeli settlement clubs

Take action and with over one hundred sports associations, trade unions, human rights organizations and faith based groups, representing millions of people from 28 countries across the globe, including Palestine Solidarity Campaign join football champions, scholars, film directors, politicians and government officials in calling on FIFA’s Council members to insist that Israel’s national football league revoke…

Will you support Palestinian hunger strikers’ human rights demands?

On Monday 17 April, over 1,100 Palestinian prisoners held across jails in Israel began a historic hunger strike under the leadership of Marwan Barghouti. Now, their numbers have grown, with over 1,500 prisoners committing to the strike. Family members of the imprisoned are also refusing food in solidarity. Palestinians of all political persuasions are standing…

British–Palestinian on Easter family holiday banned from Israel

  British–Palestinian on Easter family holiday banned from Israel Prominent British-Palestinian Professor Kamel Hawwash was banned from entering Israel under the new Israeli boycott law, following a string of foreign human rights activist deportations. Prof Hawwash was on a Easter family holiday with his wife and 5 year-old son to see Palestinian relatives in occupied…

One hundred years is too long to wait. Demand justice now.

This year, we mark the anniversary of the Balfour Agreement. It is not a happy anniversary, or one that we mark with ‘pride’ – as Theresa May has said. We mark it by acknowledging the continuum of injustice the agreement created, the historical role colonial Britain played and the responsibility the British state now has…

A victory for free speech on Palestine

In a hugely significant development for free speech on Palestine, eminent human rights lawyer Hugh Tomlinson QC has issued a legal opinion that finds major faults with the government’s new antisemitism definition’s guidance. The opinion criticises the guidance that accompanies the definition which conflates criticism of Israel with antisemitism. The guidance cannot be used lawfully…

Legal opinion finds major faults with government antisemitism definition

Legal opinion finds major faults with government antisemitism definition   Definition cannot be used to judge criticism of Israel as antisemitic, unless it expresses hatred towards Jews. Describing Israel as a state enacting a policy of apartheid, as practising settler colonialism or calling for policies of boycott divestment or sanctions against Israel cannot properly be…

PSC takes government to court – donate today

We have some big news – we are taking the government to court to protect our right to boycott. As you know, the campaign for justice for the Palestinians is under attack in the UK. Last year, the government brought in measures to stop local council pension schemes divesting from companies complicit in Israel’s human…