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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 …

Press Release: Parliamentary press conference on right to protest

Palestine march organisers call press conference in Parliament to respond to attacks on the right to protest Representatives of the coalition organising the national Palestine marches, along with MPs and civil liberties organisations, will hold a press conference tomorrow morning (Wednesday 28 February 2024) in Parliament to address the growing attacks on the right to …

Press Release – Global Day of Action & March for Palestine

Ninth National March for Palestine is part of Global Day of Action to stop Israel’s genocide in Gaza Hundreds of thousands expected to protest in London march to Israeli embassy Protests in 100 cities, in at least 45 countries across 6 continents Israel continues to defy International Court of Justice orders that it take steps …