The Sports boycott of Israel – the case of football

By: Red Card Israeli Racism The case for a football boycott of Israel is just as compelling as that for a football boycott of South Africa. South Africa was excluded from international football for twenty eight years (1964 to 1992) because of apartheid, rather than for football reasons. South African sport was, and is, really …

Voices for Palestine: We will not be silenced

The following statement appeared in the Morning Star on Saturday 14th May: “We are organisations and individuals who – for many years – have campaigned for Palestinian human rights in our different and varied ways. We pledge to the people of Palestine that we will not be silenced and that we will continue to speak …

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 …

Palestine is being built out of existence: in support of our right to boycott

Israel, judged by its actions, isn’t interested in peace. By erecting more and more settlements on Palestinian land, it is in the process of building Palestine out of existence. It is not only our right to boycott those who aid and abet this occupation and, now, colonisation of Palestine – it is our duty. Next year …