PSC Launch of #VotePalestine

Palestine Solidarity Campaign today launched the mass campaign to canvass the views of every candidate to the General Election on the 8th June 2017. Voters around the UK will be contacting their local candidates, asking them for their views on Palestine and to find out their level of support for Palestinian human rights. This is…

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Take action: Contact FIFA about the demolition of Umm Al Khair village

Take action: Contact FIFA  On Tuesday 9th August 2016 the Israeli army demolished five homes of the Al Hathaleen family in Umm Al Khair, continuing the cycle of demolition-rebuild-demolition over eight recent years.  Three of the demolished structures were funded by the European Union. FIFA has recently produced a video featuring Umm Al Khair, entitled “Football…

Stories of dispossession: Four Palestinians tells us what the Nakba means to them

Haya Al Farra, Mahmoud Zware, Kamel Hawwash, and Ben Jamal on what the Nakba means to them. Haya Al Farra works at the Palestinian Mission in London. Her parents, along with their families, lost their homes and land in Palestine when Israel was created in 1948. Like millions of Palestinians across the globe, Haya continues…

Report: Transport Unions Delegation to Palestine 2015

Between July 21st and 28th 2015, a trade union delegation with representatives from ASLEF, TSSA and RMT travelled to Palestine with the Palestine Solidarity Campaign.   The delegation included: Mick Whelan (ASLEF General Secretary), Manuel Cortes (TSSA General Secretary), Andi Fox (TSSA executive), Colin Smith (ASLEF), Marz Colombini (ASLEF executive), Mick Carney (TSSA President), Peter…

Palestine Solidarity Campaign at NUT Conference 2015

This year again Palestine was centre stage at the National Union of Teacher’s annual delegates conference in Harrogate during the Easter weekend.   Dozens of NUT delegates flocked to the PSC stall to sign the petition asking for sanctions on Israel, as well as finding out about our current campaigns and to purchase some essential…