Boycott CAF Twitterstorm

  Despite thousands of letters from members of the public, and a legal briefing from Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights and the European Legal Support Center, CAF are still in the bid to provide rolling stock for HS2, Britain’s high-speed rail project. CAF operates the Jerusalem Light Railway, which solidifies Israel’s grip on occupied Palestinian land, including …

PSC response to the Jerusalem Declaration on antisemitism

The Jerusalem Declaration (JDA), signed by over 200 of the world’s leading scholars in Antisemitism Studies and related fields, including Jewish, Holocaust, Israel, Palestine and Middle East Studies, should be welcomed as a significant improvement upon the deeply flawed and controversial IHRA working definition of antisemitism. The JDA affirms what advocates of Palestinian human rights …

IAW 2021 Twitterstorm *TODAY*

  Join the UK Israeli Apartheid Week 2021 Twitterstorm. Be part of the global protest against colonialism, racism and apartheid. We may be socially distanced, but taking action together we can have an impact. Tweet between 12-2pm TODAY (17/03/2021) Tweet 1: Israel’s system of racialised discrimination against all parts of the Palestinian people amounts to …

List of IAW 2021 Events

Israeli Apartheid Week 2021 is global and massive virtual protest to resist racial discrimination, colonialism, and apartheid and celebrate our struggles’ diversity and connectedness. Student Palestine Societies, and other campaigning groups, have organised amazing webinars and events to act as a loudspeaker against racism and Israeli apartheid. All credit goes to the student societies in …

Protecting Palestinian Rights and Academic Freedom

PSC campaigns in support of the rights of the Palestinian people and against the injustices they suffer because of the actions of the state of Israel. This injustice is manifest in the ongoing process of colonisation and ethnic cleansing that saw over 750,000 Palestinians forced to flee from their homes in 1948, and subsequently denied …

PRESS RELEASE: UCL’s Academic Board finds the IHRA definition of antisemitism not fit for purpose

UCL’s Academic Board finds the IHRA definition of antisemitism not fit for purpose, urges the College Council to retract its adoption University College London’s Academic Board to recommend to the Council of the College that it should set aside the IHRA definition of antisemitism, and replace it with a more appropriate alternative Report finds the …

East Sussex Pension Fund divests funds from Elbit Systems

In a MAJOR victory for campaigners, East Sussex Pension Fund has revealed that it has divested funds from Elbit Systems, Israel’s largest private arms manufacturer. This follows months of pressure by scheme members and supporters of Palestinian human rights who have lobbied the fund to divest from companies complicit in Israel’s violations of international law, …