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Israel’s Weapon of Mass Construction by Hugh Lanning

PSC are working in collaboration with the New Statesman to produce a series of online articles on Israel’s illegal settlements and our campaign against them. This is the first article, first published on the New Statesman blog here. By Hugh Lanning.   Israel is building Palestine out of existence, using settlements as a weapon to…

PSC announces new permanent Director

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign, PSC, is very pleased to announce that it has appointed Ben Jamal as its new permanent Director. Ben is currently CEO of the Domestic Violence Intervention Project (DVIP). He is a long-standing PSC member and activist, and currently a member of the PSC Executive Committee and Chair of the PSC Richmond…

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…

G4S found to be in violation of human rights obligations

The global security firm, G4S, has been found to be in violation of its human rights obligations under guidelines issued by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).The finding comes less than a week after a chaotic G4S annual general meeting was taken over by campaigners for Palestinian human rights demanding an end to…

G4S grilled at AGM over its involvement in Israel’s occupation

The annual general meeting of global security company, G4S, descended into farce and chaos today as board members faced a grilling over the firm’s involvement in Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territory. For the third year in a row, the G4S AGM was taken over by human rights campaigners directing tough questions at Chief Executive…

G4S under pressure over Israeli prison contracts

G4S, the global security company, will come under pressure at its annual general meeting on Thursday to disclose exactly when it will be withdrawing from its Israeli prison contracts. Chief executive, Ashley Almanza, indicated at last year’s AGM that the company was aiming to terminate its work with the Israel Prison Service but failed to…

UK artists call for immediate sanctions on Israel

The actors Maxine Peake and Miriam Margolyes, rock musician Brian Eno, and film director Ken Loach, are among those who have joined Palestine Solidarity Campaign’s call for immediate sanctions to be imposed on Israel. The call follows Benjamin Netanyahu’s comments, made one day before Israel’s elections, that there would be no Palestinian state on his…