Search Results for : Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign

18 Nov
5:20

Palestine Campaigners Join Anti-Trump Protest in Dublin

Activists from the The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) participated in a¬†protest opposing US President Trump‚Äôs election which took place outside the US Embassy at 6pm, asserting¬†the need to build effective and creative movements of resistance to racism and colonialism. According to the PNN, the protest was¬†called by a coalition of […]

07 Oct
7:25

Outrage as Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign Bank Accounts Closed

The Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign announced,¬†on Monday, that its accounts had been closed by the Bank of Ireland. (photo: 2014 Dublin protest¬†in solidarity with Gaza, Palestine — Paul ReynoldsRabble.ie) The IPSC is seeking answers from the bank, which would only say the organization no longer met its ‚Äúrisk appetite.‚ÄĚ In […]

14 Jun
9:57

Irish Support of Boycott Welcomed by Human Rights Campaigners

In an open letter, published in today‚Äôs Irish Times and Irish Independent, thirteen of Ireland‚Äôs best-known musicians, writers, artists and sports stars have called on the Irish government to join them in supporting the growing worldwide boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel. The statement has been welcomed by […]

15 May
8:55

Gaza Killings Spark Mass Protests in Ireland, South Africa

In response to Israel‚Äôs horrific massacre of dozens of unarmed Palestinians, and wounding of thousands, in Gaza, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) has organised a series of protests around Ireland to take place today. Protests are expected to continue in Gaza, and casualties are expected to mount. There will be […]

17 Apr
11:07

150 European Organizations Call on EU to Stop Funding Israeli Arms (VIDEO)

Today, on the International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian Political Prisoners, more than 150 European trade unions, political parties, human rights organizations and faith groups from over 16 European countries have issued a call urging the EU to uphold its legal responsibilities and exclude Israeli military companies from EU Framework […]

10 Apr
6:29

Dublin City Council Votes to Support BDS

The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) has warmly welcomed the vote by Dublin City Council to formally support and endorse the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for freedom, justice and equality. The motion, voted for by a majority of Councillors, according to the PNN, also commits the council to […]

11 Nov
9:59

Lord Mayor of Dublin Launches Life in Palestine 2018 Calendar (VIDEO)

On Friday 10th November, the Lord Mayor of Dublin M√≠che√°l Mac Donncha officially launched the 2018 ‚ÄėLife in Palestine‚Äô calendar produced by the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC). Also speaking were Ms. Jilan Abdalmajid, Deputy Head of the Mission of the State of Palestine to Ireland, IPSC Chairperson Ms. Fatin Al […]

05 Oct
6:06

Thousands Call for End of Irish Arms Trade with Israel (Photos)

On Wednesday, 4th October, 2017, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign presented the Irish Government with over 23,000 signatures to a petition demanding an end to bilateral arms trade between Israel and Ireland. PNN reports that human rights campaigners were joined by TDs and Senators from the Oireachtas [Irish parliament], and Dublin […]

10 May
5:48

Dublin City & Sligo County Councils to Fly Palestinian Flag, Marking 50 Years of Occupation

The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) welcomed today‚Äôs announcements that Dublin City Hall will fly the Palestinian flag between 15th May and June, this year, following a vote by Dublin City Council, this evening. Sligo County Council also voted to fly the flag from the Council Building between 15th May and […]

04 Mar
6:41

Ireland: Gino Kenny Raises Palestinian Flag Upon Election Victory

New Irish Parliament Member Gino Kenny, from the Anti-Austerity Alliance, celebrated his election victory, this past Saturday, by waving a Palestinian flag.Kenny, aged 42, is a local Irish activist that has been a People Before Profit Alliance councilor on South Dublin County Council since 2009. He also has been an […]

10 Jan
3:57

BDS Ireland: CRH Pulls Out of Israeli Assets, Ends Complicity with Occupation

A report released today by Ireland‚Äôs largest multinational corporation, CRH, confirmed that the global cement giant has divested from its 25% stake in the Israeli cement market. The company has been a focus of a sustained campaign calling for such a divestment from the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) and other […]

29 May
1:13

Israel 2015: A Government of Extremists in Charge of An Out-of-Control Military

Shocking words from Israeli officials’ and soldier testimonies of criminality reinforce immediate need for arms embargo and other sanctions, says the IPSC.According to the PNN, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign has distributed a new briefing paper to members of the Irish Parliament, members of the European Parliament and members of local […]

24 Oct
1:58

Seanad √Čireann Recognizes the State of Palestine

The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign congratulated, today, Seanad √Čireann on passing a motion calling on the Irish Government to formally recognize the State of Palestine.The motion, which was tabled by Sen. Averil Power and supported by Senators from all parties, as well as independents, was passed this afternoon without a vote, […]

04 Aug
4:06

Irish Artists Pledge to Boycott Israel

As the Israeli assault on the Gaza Strip continues to leave nearly 2,000 Palestinians dead and over 7,000 injured, there has been an upsurge in artists signing on to the Irish Artists’ Pledge to Boycott Israel. The Palestinian News Network (PNN) reports that the pledge, originally launched by the Ireland-Palestine […]

16 Jul
2:05

Dublin City Council Motions For End to Attacks on Gaza

The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) has welcomed the Dublin City Council‚Äôs unanimous passing of a motion calling for an end to both the ongoing Israeli attacks on Gaza, in which over 200 Palestinians have been killed, in addition to the continuing Israeli-imposed illegal siege on the region. The motion, according […]

19 May
9:02

As Israeli Violations Escalate, BDS Gains International Momentum

With settler attacks on the rise across the West Bank and historic Palestine, and military incursions escalating throughout the occupied territories, often in direct conjunction with one another and with near full complicity from Western governments, the international community has responded by implementing increased measures with regard to the Boycott, […]

10 Mar
9:22

NUIG Students Join BDS Movement Against Israel

The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) welcomed, in a press release, the passing of motion calling on the National University of Galway (NUIG) Students’ Union to actively participate in the Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israel, until it ends the occupation of Palestine and complies with its obligations under […]

11 Apr
9:50

Belfast Mural commemorates 60th Anniversary of Deir Yassin and Nakba

A mural commemorating the Sixtieth anniversary of the Deir Yassin massacre and the Palestinian Nakba was on Friday unveiled in the predominantly Nationalist area of the Falls Road, located in West Belfast, Northern Ireland.The mural, produced by local community artist √Ę‚ā¨ňúDanny D√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘ was painted on the so-called √Ę‚ā¨ňúInternational Wall√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘ on […]

13 Jul
12:12

Hafrada is the Zionist form of Apartheid

In response to an article by Dr Steven King, Prof James Bowen , chairman of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign, outlines why people should join the group’s protest today.Irish Examiner, 8 July 2006, page 15 Most supporters of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) are Irish, but our ranks include both Israeli […]