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 …

PRESS RELEASE: Palestine Solidarity Campaign wins right to go to Supreme Court

Palestine Solidarity Campaign wins right to go to Supreme Court Campaigners are celebrating a significant victory after a Supreme Court panel granted the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) permission to appeal the Court of Appeal’s decision that a ban on ethical divestment by Local Government Pension Schemes is lawful. Campaigners are concerned about threats to freedom …

PRESS RELEASE: Banking giant HSBC divests from Israeli arms manufacturer

Banking giant HSBC divests from Israeli arms manufacturer following pressure from human rights campaigners HSBC confirmed to campaigners that it has fully divested from Israeli drone manufacturer Elbit Systems, which sells weapons to the Israeli military used in attacks on Palestinians. Over 24,000 people emailed HSBC with concern over its investments in Elbit Systems and …

LIVE BLOG: #ApartheidOffCampus national student day of action!

Today, on the UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, students at over 30 UK universities are taking action to protest their institution’s complicity in Israeli apartheid. Follow this live blog as the day’s action unfolds and show your support for the campaign on Twitter by using the hashtags #ApartheidOffCampus and #DivestForPalestine! __________________________ …

Videos: Justice in Palestine: Ending Apartheid, Achieving Freedom and Equality

Below are videos from the PSC’s ‘Justice in Palestine: Ending Apartheid, Achieving Freedom and Equality’ conference, which took place in central London on Saturday 3rd November 2018. Hundreds of activists came together to condemn Israeli apartheid, and committed to fight back through supporting the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions until Israel complies with …

PSC statement on 2 big BDS victories

Palestine Solidarity Campaign welcomes and celebrates 2 big victories for the global Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions (BDS) movement which were announced on Monday 19th November. The first saw the Quakers in Britain commit to divesting their central funds from all companies profiting from Israel’s occupation of Palestine, whilst the second saw the home rental company …

Statement on events in Gaza

Last night, Israeli jets pounded the besieged Gaza Strip, killing at least five Palestinians and destroying several buildings. This occurred after seven Palestinians, and one Israeli soldier, were killed on Sunday after Israeli Special Forces entered the Gaza strip, in violation of the recently agreed Egyptian-brokered truce. This armed incursion provoked retaliation from resistance factions …

Report: Experts condemn Israeli apartheid at PSC conference

Experts and Activists Gather in London to Condemn Israeli Apartheid, Commit to Fight for Freedom, Justice and Equality Expert speakers joined hundreds of activists in London to condemn Israel’s apartheid regime at the PSC’s ‘Justice in Palestine: Ending Apartheid, Achieving Freedom and Equality’ conference, on Saturday 3rd November. Attendees began the day by hearing from …