Your message to The Cabinet Office

Last week we sent a letter to Ben Gummer, the recently appointed Minister of the Cabinet Office. Enclosed were the signatures of 8,759 of you. These were the signatures of the almost nine thousand of you who signed a postcard from Palestine, as a petition against Government proposals to curtail our right to boycott. Earlier…

The Sports boycott of Israel – the case of football

By: Red Card Israeli Racism The case for a football boycott of Israel is just as compelling as that for a football boycott of South Africa. South Africa was excluded from international football for twenty eight years (1964 to 1992) because of apartheid, rather than for football reasons. South African sport was, and is, really…

Report: National Day of Action on Hewlett Packard, Saturday 4th June 2016

Report: National Day of Action on Hewlett Packard, Saturday 4th June 2016 At more than twenty locations around the UK on Saturday 4th June 2016, activists protested the involvement of technology giant Hewlett Packard (HP) in Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestine and its military infrastructure. PSC branches throughout the country organised pickets outside major stockists…

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Video: Boycott Hewlett Packard (HP)

With thanks to BDS Italia. Hewlett Packard, one of the world’s largest IT companies, is one of the main suppliers of IT systems equipment and services to the Israeli military and security sectors, and to some settlements. Hewlett Packard plays a key role in the occupation and the violation of Palestinian rights. The Boycott Hewlett…

Updates on our Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign

Our friend and fellow human rights campaigner Omar Barghouti, co-founder of the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanction movement (BDS) has been issued a travel ban by the Israeli government. Despite having lived in Israel for 22 years and having no criminal record, Omar will now no longer be able to travel around the world advocating…

Video: Why we boycott. With Omar Barghouti

Omar Barghouti, co-founder of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement told PSC why BDS matters, why it is working, why international solidarity is essential to achieving equality and freedom for Palestinians. And if you don’t have time to watch the full 15 minute version, we’re made a shorter 5 minute version for you to…