Electors show they’ll be voting for justice in Palestine in next week’s election

With just a week to go before the UK General Election, voters have shown that the issue of justice in Palestine is high on their list of concerns and they’ve been making sure that Parliamentary candidates are aware of this. More than 900 Parliamentary candidates have responded to emails from constituents in an email poll…

PSC update: Palestinians under attack

Israel’s denial of rights: a global story for Palestinians Israel’s apartheid and racism, its brutal occupation, its siege on Gaza, and its refusal to abide by international law manifests itself in the increasing suffering of Palestinians worldwide. A look at just a few events of the last week alone shows the appalling crisis point reached…

Strong support for Palestine at NUS Conference

There was a brilliant step forward for the NUS in August 2014 when it passed a motion against the onslaught on Gaza and in support of BDS. So it was really important to keep that support strong at this year’s conference. An excellent amended motion was put forward by SOAS Student Union after their recent…

CWU Conference passes Veolia policy

CWU unanimously passes motion on Veolia at conference in Bournemouth Today the Communication Workers Union (CWU) in the UK adopted a policy targeting Veolia due to its complicity in the illegal Israeli occupation. The motion (text below), tabled by Harrow and District branch of CWU, was endorsed by the National Executive Council of the CWU…

PSC update: momentum growing for #votePalestine campaign

#votePalestine momentum growing Be part of PSC’s campaigning – join today We now have the responses of more than 800 candidates for voters to browse before deciding how to vote 7 May. The incumbent candidates and/or the main challengers have replied in more than 175 of the critical ‘battle-ground seats’. The high numbers of responses…

Will Palestine be a decisive issue in key battleground seats?

Palestine could be a key issue in deciding battleground seats in next month’s General Election. And many candidates in those seats have been quick to respond to voters’ concerns on the issue. In an email poll co-ordinated by Palestine Solidarity Campaign, in which constituents asked their candidates for their views on justice for Palestinians, the…

Questions from Palestine Solidarity Campaign to candidates

Palestine Solidarity Campaign is asking candidates to respond to the following: Do you agree with the following statements: I urge the UK Government to uphold the principles of equality, human rights and international law in all its relations and dealings with Israel. Yes/no I consider the construction of Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian land in…

Before you vote: check your candidates’ views on Palestine

Vote Palestine: support Gaza Candidates standing for election to Parliament in May who have responded to our survey have shown their support for an immediate lifting of Israel’s blockade of Gaza. More than 700 candidates from all major parties in England, Scotland and Wales responded to emails sent to them by constituents, asking for their…