Press Release: Working Group of UCL’s Academic Board produces detailed study of IHRA definition of antisemitism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Working Group of UCL’s Academic Board produces detailed study of IHRA definition of antisemitism, calls for the College to rescind its decision to adopt, and to enhance its internal procedures • After a year-long process involving consultation with experts on antisemitism and eminent lawyers, the Academic Board Working Group on Racism and …

Student Legal Support Guide

This guide has been produced by Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC), with legal support from Bindmans LLP. It is a practical legal guide to help students in their campaigning in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality.  The guide does not constitute formal legal advice, and cannot address every possible legal or factual …

Palestine Coronavirus Update: Friday 25th December

Key Updates 133,186 confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) and 1,186 deaths 102,025 confirmed cases in the West Bank, including 15,431 in East Jerusalem 31,161 confirmed cases in Gaza, including 232 deaths A night closure has been implemented in all governorates of the West Bank and movement between governorates is banned …

Statement on Palestine and Western Sahara

In a deal brokered by outgoing US President Donald Trump, Morocco has become the fourth Arab League country to normalise relations with Israel. The deal follows similar agreements with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Sudan. As part of the deal, the United States has agreed to recognise Morocco’s claims of sovereignty over occupied Western …

Youth and Student Newsletter – December 2020

Find below our latest Youth and Student newsletter. This edition contains reports on campus activism from across the UK, as well as features on the mental health crisis in Gaza, and the international situation.  If you would like to right an article for the next edition of our youth and student newsletter, please get in …

Statement on UK-Israel Military Cooperation Agreement

Last week, it was reported that Israeli Chief of General Staff Aviv Kohavi virtually met with Chief of the Defence Staff General Sir Nick Carter and signed a joint agreement to “formalise and enhance” military co-operation between the UK and Israel. The deal is understood to encompass military training, organisational design, as well as cyber, …

Palestine Coronavirus Update: Friday 4th December

Key Updates 98,850  confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) and 822 deaths 78,204 confirmed cases in the West Bank, including 13,203 in East Jerusalem 20,646 confirmed cases in Gaza, including 102 deaths There has been an unprecedented surge in the virus, with active cases doubling in the oPt and tripling in …

Statement on Mike Pompeo’s attempt to demonise BDS

Palestine Solidarity Campaign condemns the Trump administration’s conflation of antisemitism with legitimate criticism of, and nonviolent action against, Israel’s on-going illegal occupation and colonisation of Palestinian land and the apartheid system of rule it imposes on Palestinians. The Palestinian BDS National Committee has highlighted that this “fraudulent revision of the definition of antisemitism has been …