STATEMENT: PSC responds to UK Government’s counter-terrorism document

Palestine Solidarity Campaign, alongside a number of other peaceful campaigning organisations, has today expressed our deep concern at the inclusion of our organisation in a counter-terrorism police document distributed to NHS trusts, schools, and safeguarding boards. The suggestion that campaigning for peace, for environmental justice, against racism or for the human rights of oppressed peoples, …

PSC statement on Warwick student occupation victory

PSC sends its solidarity and congratulations to the student activists at Warwick who have ended their 30-day occupation – initiated in response to a former IDF colonel speaking on campus – after the Students’ Union responded to all of their demands. Warwick Occupy (the student collective) began their occupation on 19th November after students protested …

PSC Trade Union Conference Report

‘Solidarity with Palestine: Next steps for the UK Trade Union movement’ – a report of the PSC conference on 12 October 2019   Over 120 trade union activists from the UK attended the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) conference in October. The event was supported by the following UK trade unions: Unite the Union, UNISON, GMB, …

PRESS RELEASE: Campaigners protest event featuring far-right pro-settler Israeli NGO Regavim

Campaigners protest event featuring far-right pro-settler Israeli NGO Regavim A coalition of campaigners are protesting an event hosted by UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) featuring a spokesperson from the far-right pro-settler Israeli NGO Regavim Regavim has been heavily criticised by human rights campaigners, Jewish groups and other Israeli NGOs for its role in advocating for …

STATEMENT: PSC take on Government in court over pensions divestment

Palestine Solidarity Campaign to take on Government in court over pensions divestment On Wednesday 20th November Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) will be in the Supreme Court to appeal the Court of Appeal’s decision that a ban on ethical divestment by Local Government Pension Schemes is lawful. Campaigners are concerned about threats to freedom of expression, …

REPORT: National student BDS conference 2019

On 5th and 6th OCtober, students from from around 20 UK universities came together in Manchester for the national student BDS conference, organised by Palestine Solidarity Campaign. The event was an opportunity got student activists from across the country to hear from experienced campaigners, and gain key tools and techniques to end their university’s links …

PRESS RELEASE: BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti granted visa after unexplained delay

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti granted visa after unexplained delay Omar Barghouti, Palestinian co-founder of the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, has been granted a visa to travel to the UK only after the end of the Labour Party conference and its fringe meetings. By granting the visa, the UK Government recognised …