The Palestine Solidarity Campaign is organising a conference for delegates from trade unions, sponsored by the TUC, on Saturday 5 April. It will hear about the latest developments from speakers, including trade unionists, from Palestine and from the trade union and solidarity movement in Britain. It will take place at the TUC, Congress House, Great Russell St, London WC1B 3LS.
If your trade union wants to send delegates registration in advance is essential.
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Special guest speakers include:
| Abed Dari, Jericho District Field Worker with Kav LaOved, in the in the Jordan ValleyAbed will be speaking about the situation of Palestinian workers employed in Illegal Israeli settlements in the Jordan Valley (West Bank).
Kav LaOved (Worker’s Hotline) is an independent, non-governmental organisation committed to the defence of workers’ rights, including Palestinian and Palestinian Citizens of Israel.
Just as for apartheid in South Africa, international solidarity can make a key contribution in the struggle for liberation. And over the last few years, we have seen a massive surge in trade union solidarity. The Palestine Solidarity Campaign is organising this conference to discuss the next steps in the struggle for peace and justice for Palestine. Specialist strands will focus on discussion and proposals for particular areas of work – from targeting complicit firms and ending the arms trade, to building the campaign within unions at local and national level. The conference is open to delegates from TUC-affiliated unions and their regions. It is also open to delegates from trade union branches that are affiliated to PSC.
The United Nations has declared 2014 as the year of international solidarity with the Palestinian people. For too long, Palestinians have suffered under occupation and siege, and have had their basic rights denied them.
Please send a delegate to join us in sharing and discussing current campaigning, and on taking forward implementation of TUC policy on Palestine.