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 …

Press Release: Charities, trade unions, religious groups, and civil society organisations speak out against Israel’s plans to annex Palestinian land

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Charities, trade unions, religious groups, and civil society organisations speak out against Israel’s plans to annex Palestinian land • Over 20 organisations have released a statement against Israel’s continued plans to formally annex up to 30% of West Bank • Comes as United Arab Emirates reach a deal to normalise relations with …

Palestinian cyclists call for British Cycling to drop HSBC

We, Palestinian cyclists, take pride when we see committed solidarity across the globe. On numerous occasions, cyclists and activists around the world have cycled to raise awareness of our struggle and to highlight Palestinian oppression under the Israeli regime. Due to racist Israeli policies we haven’t been allowed to return to our homes for the …

Take action: End Trade with Illegal Israeli Settlements

We are calling on the Government to ban trade with Israel’s illegal settlements. Words of condemnation are not sufficient to prevent the colonisation of Palestine. Now is the time for action! For the last 50 years Israel has been expanding settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, displacing entire Palestinian communities in the process. …

Guardian letter on BDS

Guardian letter about the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement Nathan Thrall’s article is a welcome in-depth, and accurate account of an unjustly slandered campaign. He gets to the crux of the issues BDS activists highlight: that Israel has established a one-state reality that privileges the rights of Jews while denying rights to Palestinians and …

Omar Barghouti: Britain, Palestine & BDS

On May 15th 2018, Nakba Day, Omar Barghouti delivered a talk in London to an audience at SOAS. The transcript of his talk, ‘Britain, Palestine & BDS: Accountability, Responsibility, and Effective Solidarity’, is below. Today, Palestinians are not just commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Nakba. We are living it. The latest Israeli massacre in …

PSC defeats government attempts to outlaw boycott, divestment and sanctions

The Government has acted unlawfully by attempting to restrict local councils from pursuing boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against the state of Israel through their pension schemes.   Palestine campaigners hailed the triumph the ruling represented for the BDS movement, stating “Today is a victory for Palestine, for local democracy, and for the rule of …

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 …