PSC statement: ‘We abhor attempts to shut down conference on Israel & international law’

Today we learned that the University of Southampton is considering cancelling a three-day conference which is due to take place in April to debate international law and Israel. Since the conference was announced, the university has come under intense pressure from the Zionist Federation UK, MPs and even a government minister – Eric Pickles –…

Sign the petition. Israel says no to Palestinian state – sanctions now!

Just one day before the Israeli General Election, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu stood in an East Jerusalem settlement and pledged in a televised interview that he would never agree to a Palestinian state. He also made an election commitment not to halt settlement construction. The next day, he and his Likud party were re-elected to…

UK artists call for immediate sanctions on Israel

The actors Maxine Peake and Miriam Margolyes, rock musician Brian Eno, and film director Ken Loach, are among those who have joined Palestine Solidarity Campaign’s call for immediate sanctions to be imposed on Israel. The call follows Benjamin Netanyahu’s comments, made one day before Israel’s elections, that there would be no Palestinian state on his…

Deconstructing the BBC – Radio 4 interview with Israeli defence minister

PSC analyses BBC Radio 4 ‘Today’ programme interview with the Israeli Defence Minister BBC News reaches 81% of the UK every week via tv, radio and online articles. That is a huge number of people to be misinforming about the nature of Israel’s occupation. PSC’s ‘Deconstructing the BBC’ series analyses BBC online articles and broadcasts…

Palestine in Parliament: 16-20 March

THURSDAY  19   MARCH   2015 Jim Fitzpatrick [in Business Questions]: “I do not expect the Government to comment on the outcome of elections in other countries, but will there be a statement on Premier Netanyahu’s announcement that he will not support a two-state solution? Might the Prime Minister refer to it at the European Council and then comment…

PSC delivers 14,000 signatures pledging to boycott HP

   Israel says no Palestine Sign the petition: sanctions on Israel NOW! Israel’s General Election has been won by Benjamin Netanyahu’s extreme right-wing Likud party, sending a clear message to the world that the Israeli people are happy with the status quo of keeping the Palestinians under continuous occupation and siege. Just one day before…

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