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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 …

Q&A: Antisemitism, anti-Zionism, and BDS

We are being contacted by members and supporters concerned with the misrepresentation of the campaign for Palestinian human rights by media and public figures. In the past few weeks and months there has been increasing discussion of antisemitism. It is important that we set out the campaign for Palestinian rights is an anti-racist campaign, and …

Checking the label: a guide to boycotting Israeli dates

The month of Ramadan – a holy month for Muslims, where day-long fasts are broken with dates and water – will soon arrive. Israel, as it does every year, is preparing to flood the markets with dates grown either within Israel or on its illegal West Bank settlements. Ramadan is the second busiest time of …

Palestine is being built out of existence: in support of our right to boycott

Israel, judged by its actions, isn’t interested in peace. By erecting more and more settlements on Palestinian land, it is in the process of building Palestine out of existence. It is not only our right to boycott those who aid and abet this occupation and, now, colonisation of Palestine – it is our duty. Next year …

Easter update

We wish everyone a very happy holiday. To stay up-to-date with developments in Palestine please visit our facebook and twitter pages (which you can also see on our website palestinecampaign.org). Update  With each passing month the situation for the Palestinians gets worse. More homes are demolished. More settlements are built. Yet our government does next to nothing to …

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Local Government Ethical Procurement – debate in Parliament

Debate in Westminster Hall 2.30-4.00, 15.3.16: Local Government – Ethical Procurement The full text can be found at: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmhansrd/cm160315/halltext/160315h0001.htm#16031557000002 continued at: http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmhansrd/cm160315/halltext/160315h0002.htm You can watch the whole debate on Hansard video at: http://parliamentlive.tv/Event/Index/713a75dd-f279-42c3-9847-e2d2bd401fa5 Below is a report with extracts [ <> ] In a 90-minute debate in Westminster Hall, chaired by Gary Streeter, MPs debated …