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Palestine march organisers reject false claims of pro-Israel activist

Since October, we have organised an unprecedented series of demonstrations giving voice to the overwhelming majority in Britain who wish to see an end to the genocide that Israel has unleashed upon the Palestinian people in the Gaza Strip. Pro-Israel groups have repeatedly made false claims in an attempt to demonise these protests and shield …

Press Release: Petition to stop arms sales to Israel delivered to Downing Street

Petition calling for an immediate suspension of UK arms sales to Israel handed in at 10 Downing Street Nearly 70 000 have signed the petition organised by Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) There is growing, cross-party, pressure in Parliament to suspend arms sales that are likely to be in breach of international law Protest against arms …

Press release: London March for ceasefire & to stop arms sales to Israel

One hundred thousand expected to march in call for an immediate ceasefire and an end to UK arms sales to Israel Hundreds of lawyers and politicians have warned that UK risks being complicit in Israel’s genocide of Palestinians in Gaza Alicia Kearns, Chair of Foreign Affairs Select Committee, has revealed that Foreign Office has received …

Press Release: Eleventh National March for Palestine demands an end to Israel’s genocide in Gaza

Eleventh National March for Palestine continues to demand an end to  Israel’s genocide in Gaza Hundreds of thousands expected to protest in London Pressure is growing on the UK government to end its complicity through measures such as suspension of arms export licenses Important cultural figures to speak and perform at rally On Saturday March …

Press Release: Over 1000 people close their Barclays accounts in protest

Thousands of people vow not to bank with Barclays until it ends its complicity with Israeli genocide and apartheid Over 1000 people collectively close their Barclays accounts today (21 March 2024) on second mass account closure day. This adds to the 1500 that shut their Barclays accounts on the first account closure day, 9 February …

Press release: Civil society groups reject attempts to delegitimise PSC

  Three of Britain’s leading civil society organisations have rejected Lord Walney’s call for the government and other political parties to ban MPs from meeting with the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) and other groups.  The statement – issued by Liberty, Friends of the Earth, England, Wales, and Northern Ireland, and Amnesty International UK – comes …

Press Release: National Day of Action to Stop Arming Israel

Tens of thousands of people expected to join national Day of Action for Palestine with call for UK government to stop arming Israel Around 100 actions are taking place in towns and cities across the UK Many of the actions are directed against Barclays Bank which holds substantial financial ties to arms companies supplying Israel …

Coalition statement on Rishi Sunaks comments on ceasefire protests

The coalition organising the Palestine protests condemns the irresponsible comments of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak seeking to demonise those calling for a ceasefire. The long tradition of freedom of protest and expression in this country is being threatened. People have been protesting in unprecedented numbers because of their horror at the slaughter of thousands of …