Save Tel Rumeida in Hebron!

Arwa and her mother Freya Aby Heykal in front of a bulldozer destroying the walls of their orchard On Saturday 10th December 2016 – UN International Human Rights Day – please join with Halifax Friends of Palestine in a vigil at 12 noon outside Halifax Central Library, in solidarity with the embattled Palestinian people of […]

European License For Israeli Torture: The EU-Israel LAW TRAIN Joint Project

New concerns arise as the EU-Israel partnership through the LAWTRAIN Project in the framework of the EU HORIZON 2020 was discovered. The project is meant to unify the methodology for interrogation among Israeli and EU police forces and is a de facto normalisation of Israel’s most cruel practices, including physical and psychological torture, ill-treatment, arbitrary […]

Israel: Palestinians:Written question, MONDAY 10 OCTOBER 2016

Baroness Tonge: What steps are HMG taking in response to the concern expressed by the UN Coordinator for Humanitarian Assistance and Development Aid in the occupied Palestinian territory about the declining health of Bilal Kayid?   http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Lords/2016-09-06/HL1639   2 Baroness Tonge: What steps do HMG intend to take in the light of the call by the […]

Fifa must ban these Israeli settlement teams, if it wants a level playing field Ben Jamal

As a follower of football, I am passionate and partisan when supporting my team. But, like all fans, I am infuriated when I sense that a referee is not applying the rules impartially. At the heart of the beautiful game is that simple principle of fairness: that we are all playing on a level playing […]

AMBULANCE – Leeds Palestinian Film Festival 2016

The Palestine Film Festival Committee are proud to announce the line-up of films for this year’s festival which are linked here on the Leeds Palestinian Film Festival web page of psc.org.uk. We welcome you to come along to the festival and view films on a wide range of topics, including a girl racing team, skateboarders, […]

Israel: Palestinians:Written question, MONDAY 5 SEPTEMBER 2016

1.  Richard Burden: Was the UK Ambassador to Israel asked to sign the letter –  signed in July 2016 by eight European ambassadors – to Israeli officials on the confiscation of EU-funded structures and the displacement of 49 people in Jabal al Baba, and will Foreign Secretary make a statement? http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2016-07-20/43520   2. Richard Burden: Has DfID Secretary […]

Palestinian Economy Would Double if Freed of Israeli Control, UN Says

A United Nations agency report illustrates situation in Gaza by noting that infant mortality rate is on the rise for first time in 50 years. Haaretz and The Associated Press Sep 07, 2016 11:08 AM The UN’s development agency estimates the Palestinian economy could be twice as large as it is now if it were […]

Israel: Palestinians:Written question, TUESDAY 12 JULY 2016

TUESDAY  12  JULY  2016 1. Questions to the Foreign Secretary: – Richard Burden: What assessment has he made of trends in the number of demolitions by Israel of Palestinian homes and other structures in the west bank in 2016? – Tobias Ellwood: Before answering this question, may I take this opportunity to say that, two weeks ago, […]

Palestinian villages under threat

We have already had over 4 thousand letters sent to MPs this week but we need more. Please take 2 minutes today to take action and share this post. Two Palestinian villages, Susiya and Um Al Hiran are under imminent threat of demolition. We need to do everything we can to stop the Israeli forces sending the […]

UK student union elects Palestine campaigner president

Anti-racism activist Malia Bouattia was elected president of the UK’s National Union of Students at their conference Wednesday. Bouattia is well-known for her public stances in support of many causes, including the Palestinian boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign, or BDS. For years she has successfully campaigned in favor of passing BDS resolutions within the NUS. […]