Take action: Israeli settlement football teams

Take action: Ask your MP to sign this EDM on Israeli settlement football teams Please contact your MP now and ask them to sign Early Day Motion 811 and raise the issue of FIFA recognising football teams from illegal Israeli settlements. The link to the EDM and the signatories so far:  https://www.parliament.uk/edm/2016-17/811 Find your MP https://www.theyworkforyou.com/…

Video: Why we boycott. With Omar Barghouti

Omar Barghouti, co-founder of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement told PSC why BDS matters, why it is working, why international solidarity is essential to achieving equality and freedom for Palestinians. And if you don’t have time to watch the full 15 minute version, we’re made a shorter 5 minute version for you to…

Stories of dispossession: Four Palestinians tells us what the Nakba means to them

Haya Al Farra, Mahmoud Zware, Kamel Hawwash, and Ben Jamal on what the Nakba means to them. Haya Al Farra works at the Palestinian Mission in London. Her parents, along with their families, lost their homes and land in Palestine when Israel was created in 1948. Like millions of Palestinians across the globe, Haya continues…

Q&A: Antisemitism, anti-Zionism, and BDS

We are being contacted by members and supporters concerned with the misrepresentation of the campaign for Palestinian human rights by media and public figures. In the past few weeks and months there has been increasing discussion of antisemitism. It is important that we set out the campaign for Palestinian rights is an anti-racist campaign, and…

Take action: Protect local democracy for Palestine

Take action now to protect local democracy for Palestine! The UK Government is trying to prevent local authorities from divesting from companies linked to Israel’s illegal occupation and settlements on Palestinian land. Authorities which refuse to contract with such companies are also being targeted. Please take action and make your voice heard: send a message…

Report: PSC at TUC Congress 2015

Palestine was once again one of the key issues supported by the UK trade union movement at the TUC Congress in Brighton in September 2015.   Hundreds of delegates have shown their support, by visiting the Palestine Solidarity Campaign stall in the exhibition area, by wearing a Palestine lanyard, signing the petition against the siege…

Report: Transport Unions Delegation to Palestine 2015

Between July 21st and 28th 2015, a trade union delegation with representatives from ASLEF, TSSA and RMT travelled to Palestine with the Palestine Solidarity Campaign.   The delegation included: Mick Whelan (ASLEF General Secretary), Manuel Cortes (TSSA General Secretary), Andi Fox (TSSA executive), Colin Smith (ASLEF), Marz Colombini (ASLEF executive), Mick Carney (TSSA President), Peter…

Palestine Solidarity Campaign at NUT Conference 2015

This year again Palestine was centre stage at the National Union of Teacher’s annual delegates conference in Harrogate during the Easter weekend.   Dozens of NUT delegates flocked to the PSC stall to sign the petition asking for sanctions on Israel, as well as finding out about our current campaigns and to purchase some essential…

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Parliament update: tributes to Mandela

THURSDAY  12  DECEMBER  2013 1. Caroline Lucas: Pursuant to the answer of 3 December, how many times have Foreign Secretary and his officials called on Israel to open up legal trade for Gaza in each of the last three years; will he make an assessment of whether the Israeli restrictions are compliant with the human rights conditions in Article 2 of…