PSC takes government to court – donate today

We have some big news – we are taking the government to court to protect our right to boycott. As you know, the campaign for justice for the Palestinians is under attack in the UK. Last year, the government brought in measures to stop local council pension schemes divesting from companies complicit in Israel’s human…

PSC Chair Hugh Lanning Deported from Israel

Hugh Lanning, chair of Palestine Solidarity Campaign, last night became the first victim of a law passed by the Knesset last week banning those advocating BDS from entering Israel. The law states that visas or residence permits will not be granted to anyone who individually calls for a boycott of the state of Israel, or…

Stand with the women of Palestine

Today, around the world, people are marking International Women’s Day. The history of women’s resistance in Palestine is a long one. In 1929 a Women’s Conference was held in Jerusalem in protest of the Zionist colonisation program, which was followed by a delegation of women who went to the British High Commissioner and called for the revocation of…

Protest Netanyahu’s Visit on the 6th February

On Monday 6 February Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will visit London to meet with Theresa May. The Palestine Solidarity Campaign has called for a demonstration to take place outside Downing St on Monday morning between 11:30-13:30 , under the banner ‘Justice Now: Stand up for Palestine’. Why are we protesting? Netanyahu’s visit comes at…

Urgent Action: Settlements debate in Parliament on 9th February

On Thursday 9th of February, MPs have a chance to take part in a parliamentary debate about Israel’s illegal and immoral settlements.  We need to make sure as many MPs as possible speak out about the stark impact of settlement building on Palestinian lives and ask the government to take concrete steps to cease all…

Haneen Zoabi: Justice for Palestinians in Israel

Many of you have heard of Haneen Zoabi MK- the first female Palestinian member of the Israeli Knesset on an Arab List and member of the Balad party. Most of you will have heard her bravely advocating for equal citizenship rights for the Palestinian citizens of Israel, as well as of her presence on board…

Open Letter to Theresa May: Stand up to Trump for Palestine

Dear Prime Minister, As you fly off to Washington for your first meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, we wanted to highlight a number of issues that should be part of your agenda. Last week, speaking to Andrew Marr, you reinforced the importance of the special relationship between the US and the UK, indicating that…

Urgent Action: Write to your MP about Umm al Hiran killings and demolition

Two days ago, on Wednesday 18 January, Israeli forces conducted a dawn raid to demolish the  village of Umm al-Hiran in Israel. This resulted in several al houses demolished and two deaths. In view of this escalation of the situation, we need you to take action and write to your MP asking them to bring this…

PSC Director’s Blog: Israel isolates itself from the world

By Ben Jamal, Director Palestine Solidarity Campaign   The significance of the UN Security Council resolution passed on December 23rd rests more in Israel’s reaction to it than the substance of the resolution itself. The resolution does not set any new policy position or commit the UN to any action to which it is not…