March this Saturday for Gaza!

Date: Saturday 9th August Time: Assemble at midday outside BBC Broadcasting House, Portland Place, London W1A 1AA For march to Hyde Park via the US Embassy Details of coaches to London from around the country available on facebook> 9 August demo postcard available on day.   Pressure is mounting on the government over its silence and inaction over…

Boycott Garnier over its support for Israeli army

‘It’s time to ditch Garnier’. That’s the message from Palestinian human rights organisation, Palestine Solidarity Campaign, as it emerged that Garnier has, over the last few days, provided ‘care packages’ of face creams, deodorants, soaps and other cosmetics to female members of the Israeli army. The company says it has provided the ‘girly’ packages to…

FAQs on Israel’s massacre in Gaza

FAQs in response to Israel’s massacre in Gaza, July-August 2014. Written by Gill Swain, PSC’s Publications Officer Q. Why have hostilities escalated in Palestine-Israel? A. The background to the tragic events unfolding in Gaza is Israel’s military occupation of the Palestinian territories which has been going on for 47 years. Israel regularly commits dreadful crimes…

MPs, actors, authors and musicians among 21,000 demanding arms embargo on Israel

  Today, MPs Jeremy Corbyn, Diane Abbott and Jim Fitzpatrick, along with the film director Ken Loach, and Hugh Lanning (Chair) and Sarah Colborne (Director) of Palestine Solidarity Campaign handed in an open letter to the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street calling for an immediate arms embargo on Israel. The letter was signed by…

MPs demand arms embargo on Israel

An open letter calling on David Cameron to halt Britain’s arms trade with Israel will be delivered to Downing Street tomorrow by MPs and Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC). MPs including Jeremy Corbyn and Caroline Lucas are among the signatories condemning Israel’s massacre in Gaza and calling for an immediate arms embargo on Israel. Other signatories…