PSC ‘Prevent Duty Guidance’ response

Palestine Solidarity Campaign’s submission to the Prevent Duty Guidance: a consultation The Palestine Solidarity Campaign is an explicitly anti-racist organisation, which opposes all forms of racism including anti-Semitism and Islamophobia. This submission focuses on our concerns over the implications of this guidance on the fundamental principles of respect for different faiths and beliefs, and on…

Parliament update: 27 January 2015

THURSDAY  29  JANUARY  2015 Iraq Inquiry: – Angus MacNeil: I was not a Member of the House at that time, but my hon. Friend reminds me of the time when the then Deputy Prime Minister was arguing that the road map for Palestine was somehow connected to the maiming and the murder in Iraq. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201415/cmhansrd/cm150129/debtext/150129-0003.htm Commons…

Sign our letter to HP’s CEO: “Don’t aid Israel’s war crimes”

Hewlett Packard supplies the technology behind Israel’s war crimes and apartheid against the Palestinians. The corporation provides IT infrastructure to the Israeli navy and facial recognition scanners for Israeli checkpoints in the West Bank. Join the voices calling on HP to end its complicity with Israel’s lethal occupation of Palestinian land. Sign PSC’s letter to…

BDS Victory for Tower Hamlets PSC

Tower Hamlets PSC has successfully persuaded Tower Hamlets Council, London, of the need to exclude occupation-complicit companies such as G4S and Veolia from council contracts. Members of TH PSC attended and spoke at a council meeting on 21 January, following a protest outside. After a successful local petition demanding that G4S be disqualified from contracts…

Write to your MP: Take urgent action for Gaza now

Please email/write/phone your MP now and ask them to write to David Cameron urgently on your behalf to raise the following points:  · Six months since the start of the last Gaza atrocities, which resulted in massive destruction and hardship for Palestinians, the UK government is failing to take any steps to bring the blockade…

Parliament update: 19 January 2015

FRIDAY  23  JANUARY  2015 International Development (Official Development Assistance Target) Bill: – Lord Anderson: “We must also be prepared to challenge political correctness; for example, in confronting problems of long-term population increase. [passage omitted] For example, who dares point out that ….. the population of Gaza was in 1948 250,000 and is now 1.8 million on that…

Parliament update: 12 January 2015

THURSDAY  15  JANUARY  2015   Richard Burden: Pursuant to the Answer of 11 December 2014 to Question 217644, on Ukraine, what criteria were used to establish EU policy objectives on non-recognition of the illegal annexation by (a) Russia of Crimea and (b) Israel of East Jerusalem and the Occupied Palestinian Territories? http://www.parliament.uk/business/publications/written-questions-answers-statements/written-question/Commons/2015-01-12/220480   2 Dan…