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…

Activism in May & Just Walk to Jerusalem 

Dear friends, The month of May brought us sad anniversaries – and the month of June brings us the 50th anniversary of the military occupation of East Jerusalem, the West Bank and Gaza. On Nakba Day, we marked the expulsion of 750,000 people from their homes. The Nakba continues unabated, as routine abuses of Palestinian human…

Thank you to all supporters of #VotePalestine

We’d like to thank all of our supporters for taking part in the #VotePalestine campaign. Together, you’ve sent 13,449 emails, contacted 2,436 candidates, and have received 402 responses, all published on the PSC website.   Thank you for making sure Palestine is at the top of the agenda for the candidates – and Friday’s brand new Members…

PSC Statement: DIGNITY WON – The Struggle continues

Yesterday after 41 days on hunger strike , Palestinian prisoners suspended the strike after Israeli authorities yielded to the demand to enter negotiations with the prisoners’  chosen leaders. Issa Qaraqe, director of the Palestinian Prisoners Affairs Commission , speaking on May 28th declared that “80 percent of the demands” of the prisoners were achieved in…

Palestinian hunger strikers need your help on 30th May! #dignitystrike

PSC released a statement after Palestinian prisoners suspended the hunger strike after Israeli authorities yielded to the demand to enter negotiations with the prisoners’  chosen leaders: https://www.palestinecampaign.org/psc-statement-dignity-won-struggle-continues/  ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++   We need your help – can you participate in a day of social media action on Tuesday, 30th May to support the Palestinian prisoners’ hunger strike? Although…

PSC Launch of #VotePalestine

Palestine Solidarity Campaign today launched the mass campaign to canvass the views of every candidate to the General Election on the 8th June 2017. Voters around the UK will be contacting their local candidates, asking them for their views on Palestine and to find out their level of support for Palestinian human rights. This is…

From Balfour to the Nakba

Palestine Solidarity Campaign is launching From Balfour to the Nakba – from May 12th – a series of events to mark the 100th anniversary of the fateful Balfour Declaration and the 69th anniversary of the Nakba. Join us at the dozens of activities taking place across the country from London to Liverpool and Bristol to…

Time to blow the whistle on Israeli football! ⚽ 

Dear friends, Israel’s occupation and apartheid system intrudes on all areas of life for Palestinians. Nothing is sacred – not even the beautiful game. Today, there are seven illegal settlement football clubs that participate in the FIFA sanctioned national Israeli football league. Not only are they illegal under international law, they violate FIFA’s own rules…

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…