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Statement on Palestine and Western Sahara

In a deal brokered by outgoing US President Donald Trump, Morocco has become the fourth Arab League country to normalise relations with Israel. The deal follows similar agreements with the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Sudan. As part of the deal, the United States has agreed to recognise Morocco’s claims of sovereignty over occupied Western …

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, …

Omar Barghouti: Britain, Palestine & BDS

On May 15th 2018, Nakba Day, Omar Barghouti delivered a talk in London to an audience at SOAS. The transcript of his talk, ‘Britain, Palestine & BDS: Accountability, Responsibility, and Effective Solidarity’, is below. Today, Palestinians are not just commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Nakba. We are living it. The latest Israeli massacre in …

The Balfour Declaration: Britain’s responsibility in Palestine

The Balfour Declaration: Britain’s responsibility in Palestine   By Bernard Regan   21/09/2017   On 2 November 1917 the Conservative Party Foreign Secretary Lord Balfour, on behalf of the British Cabinet, sent the following statement to Lord Rothschild for transmission to the Zionist Federation.   His Majesty’s Government view with favour the establishment in Palestine …

Take action! Gaza in Crisis: A Political Choice, Not a Natural Disaster

Gaza in Crisis: A Political Choice, Not a Natural Disaster Click here for the PSC Gaza Factsheet Sign our petition here The world knows Gaza is in crisis. No clean water, only 3-4 hours electricity a day and not enough medicine. Nearly 2 million people live besieged in conditions the UN describes as a human …

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 …

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 …