The fate of two Palestinian villages

This is an urgent request for action as the communities of two Bedouin villages are under the immediate threat of demolition. Earlier this year we wrote to you about two Bedouin villages under threat of demolition. Almost six thousand of you wrote to your MPs asking them to demand the foreign secretary protests in the strongest terms …

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Video: Boycott Hewlett Packard (HP)

With thanks to BDS Italia. Hewlett Packard, one of the world’s largest IT companies, is one of the main suppliers of IT systems equipment and services to the Israeli military and security sectors, and to some settlements. Hewlett Packard plays a key role in the occupation and the violation of Palestinian rights. The Boycott Hewlett …

Sir Alan Duncan on Israel’s illegal settlements

The Conservative Middle East Council have produced a new pamphlet, Middle East Peace: the principles behind the process, by Sir Alan Duncan. The pamphlet focuses on the inaction by the international community against Israel’s illegal settlement colonies. As Sir Alan points out, “It is not just the physical constructions themselves that matter. Building them has a …

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 …

Easter update

We wish everyone a very happy holiday. To stay up-to-date with developments in Palestine please visit our facebook and twitter pages (which you can also see on our website palestinecampaign.org). Update  With each passing month the situation for the Palestinians gets worse. More homes are demolished. More settlements are built. Yet our government does next to nothing to …

EU must follow condemnation of settlements with action

Monday’s EU resolution which calls again on Israel to end settlement activity in the West Bank must be followed with action to ensure this happens, Palestine Solidarity Campaign’s interim director, Sara Apps, says today. Ms Apps said: “PSC welcomes the EU’s reiteration of the illegality of the settlements under international law, and its emphasis that …

Sainsbury’s: stop supporting settlement trade

Israeli settlements are built on stolen Palestinian land and are illegal under international law. Sainsbury’s uses suppliers that trade in products from illegal Israeli settlements. In April 2013, The Co-operative stated that in line with its ethical policy it would ‘no longer engage with any supplier of produce known to be sourcing from the Israeli settlements’. Please take action to pressure  Sainsbury’s to …