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 …

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A taste of apartheid, courtesy of Waitrose

‘Taste of Israel’ is a glossy, colour 32-page booklet which is being offered to shoppers at the supermarket chain, Waitrose, this month. The booklet passes off Palestinian/Arab dishes and ingredients such as za’atar, tahini and falafel as Israeli. And it contains tourist features on towns within Israel which, while mentioning their Ottoman past, ignore their …

SodaStream forced to close UK store

Campaigners for Palestinian human rights have welcomed the closure of SodaStream’s flagship UK store in Brighton and the news that major retailer, John Lewis, will no longer be stocking SodaStream products. The double blow to SodaStream, which has been trying to establish a foothold in the UK, came this week. EcoStream, as the Brighton store …

SodaStream forced to close UK store following successful boycott campaign

Campaigners for Palestinian human rights have welcomed the closure of SodaStream’s flagship UK store in Brighton and the news that major retailer, John Lewis, will no longer be stocking SodaStream products. The double blow to SodaStream, which has been trying to establish a foothold in the UK, came this week. EcoStream, as the Brighton store …