Demonstrations – Tuesday 11th May

As Israel doubles down on its regime of violence, oppression and ethnic cleansing, it is more important than ever that we stand together in solidarity with Palestine. Join one of the demos below to demand that the UK government take immediate action and stop allowing Israel to act with impunity. It must demand an end …

National Day of Action for Palestine – List of Protests

FOR JUSTICE AND RETURN! STOP ISRAEL’S ONGOING NAKBA #Nakba73 #SaveSheikhJarrah #FreePalestine On Saturday 15th May 2021, take action in your local community. Stand together for an end to Israel’s ethnic cleansing of the Palestinian people, and for the right of return for all exiled Palestinians.   Protests are being organised around the country by Palestine …

#Nakba73: Week of Action

73 years ago, Zionist forces ethnically cleansed and eradicated over 500 villages and cities in Palestine, displacing over 750,000 Palestinians, and taking over 78% of the land of historic Palestine.  Known as the Nakba, or catastrophe in Arabic, this forced displacement was the basis for the foundation of the Israeli state. The Nakba continues today. …

“A Threshold Crossed” PSC Welcomes Human Rights Watch Report

Human Rights Watch, one of the most important human rights monitoring bodies, has released a landmark report exposing Israel’s violations of Palestinian human rights. Marking a truly seismic moment, the 213-page report found an “overarching Israeli government policy to maintain the domination by Jewish Israelis over Palestinians” which amounts to the crimes against humanity of …

London Mayoral Candidates – DSEI Responses

In September 2021, Defence and Security Equipment International (DSEI), the world’s largest arms fair, is scheduled to return to London. At DSEI, weapons and military technology will be marketed to representatives of repressive states fueling racism and injustice. Using an action set up by PSC and CAAT, thousands of you wrote to the Labour, Conservative, …

PSC AGM 2021 Statement

As PSC gathers for its annual general meeting today, it condemns the hundreds of right wing Israelis who have been rampaging through the streets of Jerusalem chanting racist slogans such as “ Death to Arabs” whilst looking for Palestinians to attack, wounding many. Settler violence has long since become part of daily life for Palestinians …

New research finds LGPS funds invest over £4.4 billion in complicit companies

Updated research released by PSC has identified that Local Government Pension Scheme funds continue to hold at least £4.4bn in companies complicit in Israel’s oppression of the Palestinian people. This includes companies supplying the Israeli military with weapons and military technology used against the civilian Palestinian population, and companies active in Israel’s illegal settlement enterprise. The research, an update of …

Boycott CAF Twitterstorm

  Despite thousands of letters from members of the public, and a legal briefing from Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights and the European Legal Support Center, CAF are still in the bid to provide rolling stock for HS2, Britain’s high-speed rail project. CAF operates the Jerusalem Light Railway, which solidifies Israel’s grip on occupied Palestinian land, including …

PSC response to the Jerusalem Declaration on antisemitism

The Jerusalem Declaration (JDA), signed by over 200 of the world’s leading scholars in Antisemitism Studies and related fields, including Jewish, Holocaust, Israel, Palestine and Middle East Studies, should be welcomed as a significant improvement upon the deeply flawed and controversial IHRA working definition of antisemitism. The JDA affirms what advocates of Palestinian human rights …