Take action! Gaza in Crisis: A Political Choice, Not a Natural Disaster

Sign our petition: Gaza in Crisis: A Political Choice, Not a Natural Disaster The world knows Gaza is in crisis. No clean water, only 3-4 hours electricity a day and not enough medicine. Nearly 2 million people live besieged in conditions the UN describes as a human dignity crisis. But this is not a natural…

Palestine Briefing June 2017

Palestine Solidarity Campaign  Palestine Briefing June 2017 Download a PDF version of the Palestine Briefing June 2017. __________________________________________________ Illegal Israeli Settlements There are 588,000 Israeli settlers living on stolen Palestinian land. Since 1967 Israel has established over a hundred settlements in the West Bank, and dozens more settlement outposts. These settlements are established on vast tracts of land…

World-Check concedes wrongful Palestine Solidarity Campaign listing on ‘terrorism’ database

World-Check has conceded that the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) and Chair Hugh Lanning should never have been included on the ‘terrorism’ database, and profiles have been removed on this basis. There are no grounds to suggest that Hugh Lanning or the PSC was or is associated with terrorism related activity, or that the organisation presented…

PSC defeats government attempts to outlaw boycott, divestment and sanctions

The Government has acted unlawfully by attempting to restrict local councils from pursuing boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against the state of Israel through their pension schemes.   Palestine campaigners hailed the triumph the ruling represented for the BDS movement, stating “Today is a victory for Palestine, for local democracy, and for the rule of…

Government suffers defeat in court by Palestine campaigners over boycott, divestment and sanctions

The Government has acted unlawfully by attempting to restrict local councils from pursuing boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against the state of Israel  through their pension schemes. Palestine campaigners hailed the triumph the ruling represented for the BDS movement, stating “Today is a victory for Palestine, for local democracy, and for the rule of law.”…

Palestine campaigners fight unlawful government restrictions on divestment from Israel in landmark court case

  Sajid Javid’s Department for Communities and Local Government may have acted unlawfully by attempting to restrict ethical divestment from companies, including those complicit in the occupation of Palestine. The Palestine Solidarity Campaign’s (PSC) judicial review over restrictions on Local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) divesting from Israel will be heard on 14 June 2017. Campaigners…

Activism in May & Just Walk to Jerusalem 

Dear friends, The month of May brought us sad anniversaries – and the month of June brings us the 50th anniversary of the military occupation of East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza. On Nakba Day, we marked the expulsion of 750,000 people from their homes. The Nakba continues unabated, as routine abuses of Palestinian human…

Thank you to all supporters of #VotePalestine

We’d like to thank all of our supporters for taking part in the #VotePalestine campaign. Together, you’ve sent 13,449 emails, contacted 2,436 candidates, and have received 402 responses, all published on the PSC website.   Thank you for making sure Palestine is at the top of the agenda for the candidates – and Friday’s brand new Members…