National Lobby of Parliament for Palestine

Thank you to all our members and supporters who supported our fantastic lobby day in Parliament for Palestine. Over two thousand of you asked your MP to support the Lobby. Many other MPs met with representatives from Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions, Pax Christi, Palestinian Mission and other organisations. MPs we met…

Palestine solidarity centre stage at UNISON Conference

          This year’s UNISON National Delegates Conference, which took place in Glasgow, has again seen a great number of Palestine related activities.   Earlier in the week Ala Khatib, Director of Kav LaOved (Workers Hotline) and official guest of UNISON, addressed the official UNISON International rally and explained how Palestinian workers…

Actors, directors and writers demand immediate sanctions on Israel

Actors, authors, academics and architects have today called on the government to push for immediate sanctions on Israel until it abides by international law and ends its occupation of Palestinian land. They join other big names from the world of film and rock music, as well as 20,000 members of the public, who have signed…

PSC calls for immediate arrest of alleged Israeli war criminal in London today

Palestine Solidarity Campaign has called for urgent action to ensure that alleged Israeli war criminal, Shaul Mofaz, who is in London today, does not leave the country without facing the charges laid against him. Mofaz, who was Israel’s military chief of staff during the Second Intifada, is in London on a private visit. He stands…

Parliament update: 15-19 June 2015

MONDAY    15    JUNE    2015 David Amess presents a petition on behalf of residents in the Southend West constituency on the FCO’s Stance on Hamas, followed by observations from the Foreign Secretary. http://www.publications.parliament.uk/pa/cm201516/cmhansrd/cm150615/petntext/150615p0001.htm#15061517000002 Commons Petitions Laurence Robertson: What recent discussions has Foreign Secretary had with the government of Israel about the displacement of…

Lobby your MP for Palestine: Join us in Parliament

The first lobby for Palestine in this new parliament will take place in under a week. Hundreds of people like you who are passionate about Palestinian human rights will arrive at Westminster on Tuesday ready to inform their MPs about the terrible situation in Palestine, and pressure them to take political action. By taking our…

Parliament update 9-12 June

TUESDAY    9    JUNE   2015 Questions to Foreign Secretary: – Andrew Gwynne: What assessment has FCO made of the likely success of the French initiative for a UN resolution for new peace talks between Israelis and Palestinians? – Philip Hammond: We do see merit in a balanced UNSC resolution at the right moment,…