PRESS RELEASE: UCL’s Academic Board finds the IHRA definition of antisemitism not fit for purpose

UCL’s Academic Board finds the IHRA definition of antisemitism not fit for purpose, urges the College Council to retract its adoption University College London’s Academic Board to recommend to the Council of the College that it should set aside the IHRA definition of antisemitism, and replace it with a more appropriate alternative Report finds the …

Press Release: Working Group of UCL’s Academic Board produces detailed study of IHRA definition of antisemitism

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Working Group of UCL’s Academic Board produces detailed study of IHRA definition of antisemitism, calls for the College to rescind its decision to adopt, and to enhance its internal procedures • After a year-long process involving consultation with experts on antisemitism and eminent lawyers, the Academic Board Working Group on Racism and …

Statement on Palestine and Western Sahara

In a deal brokered by outgoing US President Donald Trump, Morocco has become the fourth Arab League country to normalise relations with Israel. The deal follows similar agreements with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Sudan. As part of the deal, the United States has agreed to recognise Morocco’s claims of sovereignty over occupied Western …

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 …

Free Mahmoud Nawajaa

#FreeMahmoud PSC has sent the following letter to Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab, protesting Israel’s arrest of Mahmoud Nawajaa, the General Coordinator of the Palestinian BDS National Committee and calling for urgent action to secure his release.

UK Universities continue to invest over £450m in companies complicit in Israel’s war crimes

UK Universities continue to invest over £450m in companies complicit in Israel’s war crimes Research by Palestine Solidarity Campaign finds universities continue to invest millions in companies complicit in Israel’s war crimes, including companies on UN settlements blacklist This news comes as student campaigners launch renewed call for universities to divest from complicit companies Along …

Further research by PSC reveals LGPS funds invest a further £1.3bn in complicit companies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Further research by Palestine Solidarity Campaign reveals LGPS funds invest a further £1.3bn in companies complicit in Israeli war crimes Following initial ground breaking research identifying over £2bn of direct Investments held by 33 LGPS funds, further research by Palestine Solidarity Campaign confirms another 16 Local Government Pension Scheme funds invest in …

Statement of Solidarity with Global Anti-Racist Demonstrations

Palestine Solidarity Campaign sends its full and unwavering solidarity to the anti-racist uprisings sweeping the United States. We share their anger and frustration at the system of white supremacy, which means black people are murdered with impunity by institutionally racist police forces. We see that the system of racism that disenfranchises African-Americans, rooted in the …