TUC commits to ‘step up the campaign for a free Palestine’: PSC response

The TUC’s commitment to ‘step up the campaign for a free Palestine’, endorsed today at TUC conference, has been welcome by Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC). In a statement from its General Council, the TUC condemns the ‘collective punishment of the people of Gaza’, and describes Israel’s latest land grab in the West Bank as ‘a…

Thanks for coming to our Lobby Day

Thank you for all those who took part in our Lobby Day. Hundreds of MPs and lobbyists took part. If you met with your MP please let us know how your meeting went. Fill in your feedback form>  If you are meeting with your MP you can use the briefings from our briefing pack for…

Moving and powerful: Mustafa Barghouti’s speech on the destruction of Gaza

On Tuesday 9th September, Dr Mustafa Barghouti, the Palestinian MP, member of the PLO’s Central Council, and General Secretary of the Palestinian National Initiative, addressed Palestine Solidarity Campaign activists in London. Dr Barghouti, a medical doctor, was in Gaza during Israel’s latest massacre. He spoke to a packed hall of 400 people on the day…

Mustafa Barghouti to address National Lobby for Palestine

Dr Mustafa Barghouti, a member of the Palestinian Parliament, will be in London and Liverpool this week, addressing MPs, peers, trade unionists and Palestine Solidarity Campaign activists. Dr Barghouti’s visit has been arranged by PSC, to directly inform decision makers about the current situation in occupied Palestine and to press the case for sanctions on…

EDMs 2013-2014 session

EDM 101 ATTACKS BY ISRAEL ON SYRIA EDM  306 ETHNIC CLEANSING OF BEDOUIN PEOPLE IN ISRAEL EDM  307 MOHAMMED ASSAF EDM 342  MCDONALD’S AND THE OCCUPIED WEST BANK EDM358 G4S AND PALESTINIAN PRISONERS EDM 379 BBC TELEVISION PROGRAMME ON ISRAEL EDM469 BBC CENSORSHIP AT THE PROMS EDM498 RESUMPTION OF ISRAELI-PALESTINIAN DIRECT NEGOTIATIONS EDM 595 – NEW SIEGE OF GAZA EDM…

Video: Ken Loach, Owen Jones & others debate BBC coverage

Gaza: let down by the BBC and mainstream media? Palestine Solidarity Campaign brought together the film director Ken Loach, columnist and commentator Owen Jones, the BBC’s former Middle East correspondent, Tim Llewellyn, and Greg Philo, director of the Glasgow Media Group, to debate where the mainstream media got it right, and where it got it wrong,…

Parliament update: 1-5 September

THURSDAY  4   SEPTEMBER   2014 1. Business Questions – Louise Ellman: “This morning, the Community Security Trust has published its report showing record levels of anti-Semitic hate incidents. The British Jewish community feels under threat as anti-Zionism merges into anti-Semitism following disproportionate criticism of Israel’s defensive actions in Gaza. May we have a debate in Government…