PRESS RELEASE: Palestine Solidarity Campaign wins right to go to Supreme Court

Palestine Solidarity Campaign wins right to go to Supreme Court Campaigners are celebrating a significant victory after a Supreme Court panel granted the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) permission 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 …

PRESS RELEASE: Banking giant HSBC divests from Israeli arms manufacturer

Banking giant HSBC divests from Israeli arms manufacturer following pressure from human rights campaigners HSBC confirmed to campaigners that it has fully divested from Israeli drone manufacturer Elbit Systems, which sells weapons to the Israeli military used in attacks on Palestinians. Over 24,000 people emailed HSBC with concern over its investments in Elbit Systems and …

LIVE BLOG: #ApartheidOffCampus national student day of action!

Today, on the UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, students at over 30 UK universities are taking action to protest their institution’s complicity in Israeli apartheid. Follow this live blog as the day’s action unfolds and show your support for the campaign on Twitter by using the hashtags #ApartheidOffCampus and #DivestForPalestine! __________________________ …

Videos: Justice in Palestine: Ending Apartheid, Achieving Freedom and Equality

Below are videos from the PSC’s ‘Justice in Palestine: Ending Apartheid, Achieving Freedom and Equality’ conference, which took place in central London on Saturday 3rd November 2018. Hundreds of activists came together to condemn Israeli apartheid, and committed to fight back through supporting the Palestinian call for boycott, divestment and sanctions until Israel complies with …

PSC statement on 2 big BDS victories

Palestine Solidarity Campaign welcomes and celebrates 2 big victories for the global Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions (BDS) movement which were announced on Monday 19th November. The first saw the Quakers in Britain commit to divesting their central funds from all companies profiting from Israel’s occupation of Palestine, whilst the second saw the home rental company …

Statement on events in Gaza

Last night, Israeli jets pounded the besieged Gaza Strip, killing at least five Palestinians and destroying several buildings. This occurred after seven Palestinians, and one Israeli soldier, were killed on Sunday after Israeli Special Forces entered the Gaza strip, in violation of the recently agreed Egyptian-brokered truce. This armed incursion provoked retaliation from resistance factions …

Report: Experts condemn Israeli apartheid at PSC conference

Experts and Activists Gather in London to Condemn Israeli Apartheid, Commit to Fight for Freedom, Justice and Equality Expert speakers joined hundreds of activists in London to condemn Israel’s apartheid regime at the PSC’s ‘Justice in Palestine: Ending Apartheid, Achieving Freedom and Equality’ conference, on Saturday 3rd November. Attendees began the day by hearing from …

101 years since the Balfour Declaration

Today marks 101 years since the Balfour Declaration, which paved the way for the creation of Israel and the ethnic cleansing of Palestinians that went with it. The anniversary underlines the extent of British responsibility for Palestinian dispossession and how important it therefore is that we in the UK work to undo the unjust situation …

Statement on Baroness Tonge and antisemitism

Baroness Tonge has offered to stand down as a patron of PSC. In agreeing with this course of action, PSC wishes to acknowledge the enormous work Baroness Tonge has done over many years to bring attention to the injustices suffered by the Palestinian people and to campaign for them to be brought to an end. …

New graphics show apartheid South Africa-Israel parallels

New graphics showing parallels between Israel and apartheid era South Africa co-released with Visualizing Palestine Palestine Solidarity Campaign today published new graphics showing the parallels between state policies in apartheid-era South Africa and those of contemporary Israel towards Palestinians. The visuals, produced by Visualizing Palestine, were co-released in the run up to our conference “Justice in …