PSC Statement: DIGNITY WON – The Struggle continues

Yesterday after 41 days on hunger strike , Palestinian prisoners suspended the strike after Israeli authorities yielded to the demand to enter negotiations with the prisoners’  chosen leaders. Issa Qaraqe, director of the Palestinian Prisoners Affairs Commission , speaking on May 28th declared that “80 percent of the demands” of the prisoners were achieved in…

Palestinian hunger strikers need your help on 30th May! #dignitystrike

PSC released a statement after Palestinian prisoners suspended the hunger strike after Israeli authorities yielded to the demand to enter negotiations with the prisoners’  chosen leaders: https://www.palestinecampaign.org/psc-statement-dignity-won-struggle-continues/  ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++   We need your help – can you participate in a day of social media action on Tuesday, 30th May to support the Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike? Although…

PSC response to the Labour manifesto

Ben Jamal, Director of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign said:  “We welcome Labour’s significant step forward in committing to recognise the state of Palestine. The PSC calls on all parties to go further and review the UK’s financial dealings with illegal settlements, as well as ban products from them. Settlements are illegal under international law –…

PSC Launch of #VotePalestine

Palestine Solidarity Campaign today launched the mass campaign to canvass the views of every candidate to the General Election on the 8th June 2017. Voters around the UK will be contacting their local candidates, asking them for their views on Palestine and to find out their level of support for Palestinian human rights. This is…

From Balfour to the Nakba

Palestine Solidarity Campaign is launching From Balfour to the Nakba – from May 12th – a series of events to mark the 100th anniversary of the fateful Balfour Declaration and the 69th anniversary of the Nakba. Join us at the dozens of activities taking place across the country from London to Liverpool and Bristol to…

Thousands of consumers desert Hewlett Packard (‘HP’) over profiteering from Israeli occupation

Household technology name HP suffers a reputational blow after over 21,000 customers pledged to boycott the brand. HP profits from providing Israel with biometric ID card systems to ethnically profile and restrict the movement of Palestinians, systems to Israel’s Navy which is conducting the illegal blockade of Gaza, and systems to Israeli prisons where Palestinian…

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…