PSC update: G4S – profiting from illegal detention & torture

G4S – profiting from Israel’s illegal detention & torture G4S’ AGM is being held in London next Thursday 6 June. Join us outside to protest against their provision of services and equipment to Israeli prisons, checkpoints, the Apartheid Wall and the Israeli police. G4S also provides equipment for Israeli run prisons and detention facilities in…

Three years on, the Mavi Marmara is still making waves

By Sarah Colborne, Director of Palestine Solidarity Campaign On 31 May 2010, the first Freedom Flotilla was sailing in international waters towards Gaza, carrying passengers and humanitarian aid on six ships, when it was attacked by Israeli forces at night, 72 miles off the coast of Israel. On the Mavi Marmara, the largest ship of…

Join the Global March to Jerusalem

Friday 07/06/2013 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm outside Israel Embassy 2 Palace Green London Please join the event on facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GlobalMarchToJerusalemUK?fref=ts And find out more on our events page: http://staging.palestinecampaign.org/events/global-march-to-jerusalem-rally/

Unite speaks up against Israel hosting UEFA Championship

Adrian Weir from Unite delivered this speech at the protest against Israel hosting the UEFA under 21 championship.   Good afternoon, comrades and friends.   I bring the solidarity greetings of General Secretary, Len McCluskey, the Executive Council of Unite and our 1.5 million members in Britain and Ireland.   Friends, this is the second…

Complain to Trading Standards!

Phone or email to  complain about Morrison’s suspected mislabelling of Israeli settlement dates as ‘made in Israel’. 08454 04 05 06     Email form PSC is concerned that Morrison’s may have imported dates as ‘made in Israel’ when these were grown in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territory.   What is uncontested by Morrison’s is that…

Parliamentary Update: 20 May 2013

WEDNESDAY   22   MAY   2013 Baroness Warsi, in answer to Lord Alton’s enquiry about a UK-funded human rights training programme for Sudan, names the Palestinian Human Rights Commission as one of three participants in a joint project to provide training and supporting literature on international human rights law to the Sudanese National Human Rights Commission. Lords Written Answers TUESDAY  21  MAY  20131. Jeremy Corbyn speaking…

Morrison’s correspondence

Dalton Philips Chief Executive Morrisons 1st March 2013 Dear Mr Philips We are concerned that dates labelled ‘Product of Israel’, destined to be sold as Morrisons own-label dates, were found in Tomer settlement. According to the Electronic Intifada article, Morrisons claimed that produce was simply being packed there. But there are no date-growing areas inside…

Useful References

Veolia’s activities in the OPT and the detailed legal case for exclusion, including six “Fact Sheets”: http://jfjfp.com/?page_id=30763.  Particularly useful if the initial statement of the legal case is queried. The Dump Veolia Campaign: www.dumpveolia.org.uk , including  topical developments and campaigners’ toolkit http://www.dumpveolia.org.uk/activists-toolkit/.  The latter includes a model letter and a model petition asking contracting authorities…