Actors, directors and writers demand immediate sanctions on Israel

Actors, authors, academics and architects have today called on the government to push for immediate sanctions on Israel until it abides by international law and ends its occupation of Palestinian land. They join other big names from the world of film and rock music, as well as 20,000 members of the public, who have signed …

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 …

Video: Ken Loach, Owen Jones & others debate BBC coverage

Gaza: let down by the BBC and mainstream media? Palestine Solidarity Campaign brought together the film director Ken Loach, columnist and commentator Owen Jones, the BBC’s former Middle East correspondent, Tim Llewellyn, and Greg Philo, director of the Glasgow Media Group, to debate where the mainstream media got it right, and where it got it wrong, …

Chomsky, Pilger and Loach call on BBC to reflect reality of Gaza’s occupation

Noam Chomsky, John Pilger and Ken Loach are among 45,000 signatories who have signed an open letter to the BBC calling on its journalists to reflect the reality of Gaza’s occupation while reporting on Israel’s current assault. MPs Andy Slaughter and Katy Clark have also signed the letter, along with musician Brian Eno and comedian …