Endorsements for Bristol BBC Occupation

NEWS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE …..Sent Tuesday 29July 2014 Palestine campaigners who have occupied the front lawn of the BBC building in Bristol for the last week are receiving messages of support Quote from Mark Thomas “The BBC reporting of the Israeli military assault on Gaza has failed time and time again to contextualise…

Parliament update: 21-25 July

THURSDAY  24  JULY  2014 1. To ask Her Majesty’s Government what action they are taking to ensure that humanitarian aid is reaching Israel and Palestine – Question tabled by the Earl of Courtown [James Stopford]. Baroness Northdown replied. Other speakers: – Lord Turnberg: “The tragedy that is occurring in this terrible carnage in Gaza can be…

Parliament update: MONDAY  28  JULY  2014

1. Baroness Tonge: What discussions are HMG having with other European governments following Prime Minister Netanyahu’s remarks on 11 July that he would never consent to a fully sovereign Palestinian state in the West Bank? 2. Baroness Tonge: What evidence do HMG have about the use of Dense Inert Metal Explosive during the recent Gaza attacks; and what investigations do…

British students stand with Gaza against Israel’s assault

Today, the student movement has issued a powerful united statement in solidarity with the people of Palestine. Amongst the signatories are National Union of Students Officers representing millions of students across Britain and over 100 pro-Palestine student leaders and activists from colleges and universities. The statement follows a wide array of solidarity activities that have…

MPs, actors, authors and musicians among 21,000 demanding arms embargo on Israel

  Today, MPs Jeremy Corbyn, Diane Abbott and Jim Fitzpatrick, along with the film director Ken Loach, and Hugh Lanning (Chair) and Sarah Colborne (Director) of Palestine Solidarity Campaign handed in an open letter to the Prime Minister at 10 Downing Street calling for an immediate arms embargo on Israel. The letter was signed by…

MPs demand arms embargo on Israel

An open letter calling on David Cameron to halt Britain’s arms trade with Israel will be delivered to Downing Street tomorrow by MPs and Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC). MPs including Jeremy Corbyn and Caroline Lucas are among the signatories condemning Israel’s massacre in Gaza and calling for an immediate arms embargo on Israel. Other signatories…

Stop the massacre: London demo, 26th July

STOP THE MASSACRE IN GAZA END THE ARMS TRADE WITH ISRAEL – SANCTIONS NOW! Date: Saturday 26 July Assemble outside the Israeli embassy at midday (High Street Kensington, London) For march to Parliament Rally at Parliament at 2.30pm Stop the massacre More than 700 Palestinians have been killed and more than 4,000 injured since 7…