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Press Release: Pressure grows on Keir Starmer to commit to ending arms sales to Israel

Palestine solidarity activists have this morning dropped a banner from Westminster bridge calling on Labour leader Keir Starmer to say he’ll end arms sales to Israel if he becomes Prime Minister. Yesterday a letter was published from more than 100 celebrities, including Riz Ahmed, Paloma Faith and Steve Coogan, calling on Keir Starmer to commit …

Press Release: PSC urges the Labour Party to confront the reality of Israel’s practice of apartheid rather than avoid naming it

  Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) urges the Labour Party to confront the reality of Israel’s practice of the crime of apartheid rather than avoid naming it The call follows the party’s decision to remove any reference to the word ‘apartheid’ from Labour’s listing of PSC’s annual stall and fringe meeting in the conference brochures Amnesty …

Press Release: TUC condemns anti-boycott bill

PSC welcomes the re-affirmation of support by the Trades Union Congress (TUC) for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction (BDS) movement, in a motion passed with a unanimous vote at its Annual Conference today (12/9/23) The motion confirms the full opposition of TUC to the Government’s anti-boycott bill and support for the coalition of more than …

Report: Cross party parliamentary panel on Gaza

To mark the 2nd  anniversary since the start of operation protective edge – the Israeli bombardment of Gaza during the 2014 summer, PSC with the support of Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP), organised a cross-party panel event in Parliament. The event, chaired by SNP’s Dr Philippa Whitford MP, was an inspiring morning, with moving talks …

Chakrabarti Report welcomed

The findings of the The Shami Chakrabarti Inquiry have been welcomed by Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC). Sara Apps, interim Director of PSC, said: “This is a sensible report, and we welcome its recommendations. We particularly welcome the fact that legitimate criticism of Israeli government policies with regard to the Palestinians and the occupation have not …

Find out your General Election candidates’ views on Palestine!

Palestine Solidarity Campaign questioned Parliamentary candidates around Britain to find out to what extent they would protect and promote Palestinian human rights if elected. This campaign was an amazing success, with over 1020 candidates responding. The General Election took place on Thursday 7 May and you can check who was elected where you live here> …