Mandela’s grandson in UK: “End Israeli apartheid!”

Nkosi Zwelivelile, an African National Congress MP and grandson of Nelson Mandela, spoke out against Israeli apartheid during a visit to the UK this week. On Tuesday 11 October 2018, the Palestine Solidarity Campaign organised a briefing with union officials and NGO leaders to build international links and discuss the parallels between Israel’s treatment of …

UK student conference: driving forward campus BDS

UK student conference: driving forward campus BDS Students from over 35 different UK universities converged in Manchester at the weekend for a national conference on campus Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaigning. The two day gathering included workshops on researching universities’ complicity with Israeli apartheid, effective divestment campaigning, building coalitions on campus, winning the case …

Take action: End Trade with Illegal Israeli Settlements

We are calling on the Government to ban trade with Israel’s illegal settlements. Words of condemnation are not sufficient to prevent the colonisation of Palestine. Now is the time for action! For the last 50 years Israel has been expanding settlements in the West Bank and East Jerusalem, displacing entire Palestinian communities in the process. …

Guardian letter on BDS

Guardian letter about the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement Nathan Thrall’s article is a welcome in-depth, and accurate account of an unjustly slandered campaign. He gets to the crux of the issues BDS activists highlight: that Israel has established a one-state reality that privileges the rights of Jews while denying rights to Palestinians and …

PRESS RELEASE: London council to debate banning those calling for BDS on grounds of ‘antisemitism’

London council to debate banning those calling for Israel boycott on grounds of ‘antisemitism’ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 31 July 2018 Contact: Hilary Aked, Media and Communications Officer, Palestine Solidarity Campaign hilary.aked [at] palestinecampaign.org / 07590862268 London council to debate banning those calling for Israel boycott on grounds of ‘antisemitism’ Council to debate banning organisations boycotting …

PSC and Other UK Human Rights Organisations Banned From Israel

According to a list released by Israel’s Strategic Affairs Ministry on Sunday, high profile members and officers of 20 global human rights organisations will be banned from entering Israel or Palestine. The list includes three UK organisations – the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC), Friends of Al Aqsa and War on Want. In March 2017, Hugh …

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 …

Take action: Ask FIFA to revoke Israeli settlement clubs

Take action and with over one hundred sports associations, trade unions, human rights organizations and faith based groups, representing millions of people from 28 countries across the globe, including Palestine Solidarity Campaign join football champions, scholars, film directors, politicians and government officials in calling on FIFA’s Council members to insist that Israel’s national football league revoke …