Worcester Palestine Friendship Group

Established in 2009, Worcester Palestine Friendship is a group of local people, who take action for justice in Palestine. We raise awareness of the realities of life faced by Palestinians living in the Occupied Palestinian Territories, fundraise to support Palestinian projects and campaign for change. Contact us 07970755530 worcester_palestine_friendship@hotmail.co.uk https://www.facebook.com/WorcesterPalestineFriendshipGroup/

An open letter to Boris Johnson

On the day of the centenary of the Balfour Declaration, we published an open letter in The Guardian calling on the British government to take action to hold Israel accountable for it’s crimes under international law. (Full text below image.) Dear Boris Johnson, 100 years ago today, Arthur Balfour, your predecessor as Foreign Secretary, issued …

Red Card Israeli Racism campaign

In the face of severe Israeli pressure the Palestinian FA is holding firm on its proposal for the Israeli FA to be suspended from FIFA until guarantees are provided that: • the authority of the PFA as the sole body responsible for football in the Palestinian territories (including Jerusalem) will be respected • free movement of players, staff, …

Strong support for Palestine at NUS Conference

There was a brilliant step forward for the NUS in August 2014 when it passed a motion against the onslaught on Gaza and in support of BDS. So it was really important to keep that support strong at this year’s conference. An excellent amended motion was put forward by SOAS Student Union after their recent …

Questions from Palestine Solidarity Campaign to candidates

Palestine Solidarity Campaign is asking candidates to respond to the following: Do you agree with the following statements: I urge the UK Government to uphold the principles of equality, human rights and international law in all its relations and dealings with Israel. Yes/no I consider the construction of Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land in …