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PSC update: Israel kills with impunity

Israel killing with impunity DCI Palestine have released a video showing that two boys shot dead by Israeli Forces were unlawfully killed. Even the US State Department has called on the Israelis to conduct a “prompt and transparent investigation” into the killings of Nadeem Nawara, 17, and Mohammad Odeh, 16. Watch the video and read …

Parliament update: 5-9 May

THURSDAY  8  MAY  2014 1. Andrew Smith: What estimate has DfID Secretary made of the additional costs resulting from Israeli border, access and planning controls to UK-funded development projects in the OPTs? 2. Andrew Smith: What discussions has DfID Secretary had with the EC and her EU counterparts on compensation requests to Israeli authorities for EU-funded aid projects demolished by Israel? Nos …

Parliament update: 7-11 April

The House of Commons returns from Easter recess on Monday 28 April The House of Lords on Tuesday 6 May THURSDAY  10  APRIL  2014 1. Israel and OPTs (Countries of Concern) section in FCO’s Human Rights and Democracy (2013) Report leading to: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/israel-and-the-occupied-palestinian-territories-opts-country-of-concern/israel-and-the-occupied-palestinian-territories-opts-country-of-concern and the Latest Update 31 March 2014: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/israel-and-the-occupied-palestinian-territories-opts-country-of-concern/israel-and-the-occupied-palestinian-territories-opts-country-of-concern-latest-update-31-march-2014 Commons Written Statements WEDNESDAY  9  APRIL  …

Parliamentary update 31 March – 3 April

THURSDAY  3  APRIL  2014   1. Ukraine debate: – Lord Dykes: [extract] “The inconsistency of American policy in the Middle East peace process has allowed 35 vetoes since 1967 and has allowed Israel, a wonderful country with wonderful people but a lousy Government, to disobey international law all the way through and get away with it……… Israel …

Parliament update: 3 March 2014

WEDNESDAY 5 MARCH 2014 1. DfID Questions: – Richard Burden: Will the DfID Secretary update us on the situation now in Yarmouk, given that the ceasefire seems to have broken down and the risk of starvation is very real? – Jim Murphy: There is news this morning that people in Yarmouk are resorting to eating …

PSC update: Support grows for Sainsbury’s day of Action

The support for PSC’s Sainsbury’s Day of Action, this Saturday 1st March, is growing with events being held up and down the country. The campaign aims to raise consumer awareness and support for the campaign for Sainsbury’s and other supermarkets to end all trade with companies operating in and exporting from the Palestinian Occupied Territory. …

Parliament update: 24 February 2014

FRIDAY  28  FEBRUARY  2014 1. Ann Main: What steps is DfID Secretary taking to ensure UK aid to Palestinian social assistance programmes is not used to compensate convicted terrorists? 2. Ann Main: What assessment has DfID Secretary made of the role of UK aid to Palestine in encouraging climate conducive to achieving peaceful resolution to the conflict? …

PSC AGM

Thank you to all the PSC members who came to PSC’s AGM. This is an important day for Palestine Solidarity, where members decide the priorities and focus for the following year’s campaigning. If you would like to get involved in PSC’s decision making, please join PSC The AGM agreed that exposing the Israeli state’s denial …

Parliament update: 20 Jan 2014

FRIDAY  24  JANUARY  2014 1. Baroness Tonge: What progress have HMG made in persuading Israel to implement recommendations in the Children in Military Custody report? 2. Lord Hylton: Will HMG ensure that a reasonable proportion of British aid for Syrians and Palestinians fleeing Syria is devoted to those now in Egypt? Nos 1-2 Lords Written Answers THURSDAY …

PSC update: join our protest against the siege of Gaza

Join our protest against the siege on Gaza Saturday 18 January 2014, 12 noon – 2pm opposite the Israeli Embassy, Kensington High St, London W8 5NP Protest vigil – 5 years on from the end of Israel’s 2008/9 massacre in Gaza Join us to protest for justice for the victims of Israel’s massacre and against …