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Nakba Day Commemoration: ‘Registered Alive’ at the Courtyard Theatre, London – Sunday 15th May 2016 On Sunday 15th May Palestinians around the world commemorated 68 years of their catastrophe – their forced removal from their homes and lands to which they have never been allowed to return. In London PSC marked the day with a…

Press release: PSC joins in global Nakba commemorations this weekend

The anniversary of the Palestinians’ dispossession and violent removal from their indigenous land in 1948 will be commemorated across the globe this weekend. Across continents, from Australia to South America, Europe to Africa and North America, events will be held on 15 May to mark what is known to Palestinians as the Nakba. In London,…

Nakba Week of Action

Palestine Solidarity Campaign has launched a series of events and actions to mark the 68th anniversary of the Palestinians’ loss of their land when the state of Israel was created in 1948. The loss, known by Palestinians as the Nakba or ‘catastrophe’, was a violent dispossession and removal of the native Palestinian population from their towns and…

Help end ethnic cleansing

Join us for Nakba Week Please join us for Nakba Week of Action, a series of events and actions commemorating the Nakba (‘Catastrophe’ in English) the ethnic cleansing of Palestine. During the creation of the state of Israel, around 750,000 (90%) Palestinians were driven out of their homes and never allowed to return. Whilst the rights to campaign for…

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…