PRESS RELEASE: UK band Slovo release song highlighting Israeli apartheid and calling for a boycott of the Eurovision Song Contest

UK band Slovo release song highlighting Israeli apartheid and calling for a boycott of the Eurovision Song Contest The UK-based band Slovo have released a new song which calls for a boycott of the Eurovision Song Contest final which will be held in Tel Aviv on 18th May. Entitled ‘Not My Kinda Party‘, the song …

PRESS RELEASE: Wolf Alice, Mic Righteous and more to take part in “Not the Eurovision” gig in support of Palestinian rights

Wolf Alice, Mic Righteous and more to take part in “Not the Eurovision” gig in support of Palestinian rights Gig set to take place in London on May 18th; the same day that the Eurovision Song Contest will take place in Israel Organisers and artists are seeking to highlight Israel’s violations of Palestinian human rights …

PRESS RELEASE: Palestine Solidarity Campaign condemns UK government votes at UN Human Rights Council

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign has responded to the UK government’s voting decisions at the ongoing UN Human Rights Council taking place in Geneva. On Friday morning, the UK abstained on an accountability resolution which moved to adopt the UN Independent Commission of Inquiry report condemning Israel’s “intentional use of unlawful lethal and other excessive force” …

PRESS RELEASE: Students at over 30 UK universities protest complicity in Israeli crimes during Israeli Apartheid Week

Students at over 30 UK universities protest complicity in Israeli crimes during Israeli Apartheid Week As part of Israeli Apartheid Week 2019, students at over 30 UK universities are taking action on their campuses on 20th March 2019 to protest their institutions’ complicity in Israel’s violations of human rights. The national day of action, which …

LIVE BLOG: IAW Student Day of Action

On Wednesday 20th March, during Israeli Apartheid Week 2019, students at over 30 UK universities are taking action on their campuses to demand that their institutions get #ApartheidOffCampus and #StopArmingColonialism by ending their complicity in Israel’s apartheid regime. Throughout the day we will be updating this page to post the latest news and events from …

Take Action: Hebron under attack

February marked the 25th anniversary of the Ibrahimi Mosque massacre when twenty-nine people were killed by a far right Israeli settler in Hebron. On the 25th February 1994 Baruch Goldstein calmly entered the Cave of the Patriarchs and gunned down scores of Palestinians during worship. ACTION: Keep international observers in Hebron In the aftermath of …

PRESS RELEASE: PSC demands UK response to UN report

PSC welcomes the latest UNHRC commission report into Israeli war crimes in the Gaza strip and calls for action by the UK Government.  The report of the UN independent international commission of inquiry finds Israel guilty of the deliberate targeting of children, disabled people and journalists. In contradiction to the official narrative of the Israeli …

Open letter from Aswat to LGBTQAI+ groups in the UK

For UK LGBTQAI+ organisational endorsements, please sign here by February 22nd. For LGBTQAI+ individuals endorsements, please sign here by February 22nd.  We, Aswat – Palestinian feminist center for sexual and gender freedoms – believe that struggles for justice and equality should not be hierarchised, and rather that  these struggles are all interdependent. As women, as …