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02 Jul
9:17

PSC Chair Hugh Lanning — UK Judge Rules: Illegal to Ban Palestine’s BDS Movement

Palestine Solidarity Campaign wins case against the UK Government as judge rules government acted unlawfully by restricting local councils from pursuing boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against the state of Israel, says Hugh Lanning. Joining us from Dover, Kent is Hugh Lanning. Hugh has been Chair of the Palestine Solidary Campaign […]

06 Sep
6:49

Groups Call on Palestinian Authority to Release Issa Amro

Human rights organizations, the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee and other Palestinian factions have called on the Palestinian Authority (PA) to release human rights activist Issa Amro, who was arrested last night by Palestinian security services. In a number of  emails sent to the PNN, the groups  expressed their unwillingness to […]

10 Jul
1:17

Who is Served by Militarized Aid to Palestine?

Nora Lester Murad warns that aid to Palestine serves the Israeli occupation. Nora Lester Murad, PhD, is a writer and activist from the US living in Jerusalem, Palestine. She co-founded Dalia Association, Palestine’s community foundation, and Aid Watch Palestine, a civil society initiative to make aid accountable to Palestinians. She […]

01 Jul
7:07

Palestine Solidarity Campaign Removed from World-Check Terrorist Listing

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) has welcomed an acknowledgement, from World-Check, that PSC should never have been placed on the database at all and, specifically, should not have been associated with “terrorism”. There were no grounds to suggest that they were either associated with terrorism related activity or that the […]

14 Apr
4:43

Human Rights Activists Denied Entry into Israel

On Friday, Kamel Hawwash, member of Palestine Solidarity Campaign EC and also vice chair of the British Palestine policy council, was denied entry into Israel under the new “anti-boycott” law. This follows the refusal, last month, to allow entry to Hugh Lanning PSC chair, and, last weekend, to Anwar Makhlouf, […]

29 Mar
2:33

VIDEO: Arrest of Omar Barghouti Comes Amidst Upsurge in International Support for Boycott of Israel

After the P5+1 nuclear deal made it difficult for the Israeli government to continue to appeal to the right-wing through casting Iran as the bogeyman, depicting BDS as a ‘delegitimization’ campaign became its next means of generating fear and paranoia among voters, says journalist Richard Silverstein. TRNN transcript: KIM BROWN: […]

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13 Mar
11:46

Palestine Today 03 13 2017

March 13, 2017 11:46 PM Ghassan Bannoura Audio report, Palestine 0

Download / Listen Here Welcome to Palestine Today, a service of the International Middle East Media Center, www.imemc.org, for Monday, March, 13, 2017. Israeli troops kill a Palestinian young man and detain a dozen others during invasions targeting Wets Bank communities. These stories, and more, coming up, stay tuned. Israeli […]

13 Mar
7:25

Palestine Solidarity Campaign Chairman Banned from Israel

Shortly after the Israeli Knesset passed a law to bar BDS activists from entering Israel, Israeli Authorities  have banned the chairman of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC). PSC chair, Hugh Lanning, has been denied entry into Israel, raising the likelihood he is the first high profile figure to fall foul […]

17 Oct
7:11

Palestine Solidarity Campaign: Opposition to Anti-semitism Must not Prevent Scrutiny of Israeli Abuses

via the Palestine News Network (PNN). The Palestine Solidarity Campaign has responded to the Home Affairs Select Committee report on anti-semitism: PSC / Bethlehem — Chair of Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Hugh Lanning, criticizes its recommendations as it is “muddled and fails to differentiate between the actions rightfully needed to combat anti-semitism […]

15 Feb
4:31

UK Government to Prevent Public Support of Palestinian Rights

On February 14th, 2016, the UK Government announced that it would be setting up guidelines to prevent public bodies from supporting the Palestinian rights through their procurement and investment policies.Hugh Lanning, Chair of Palestine Solidarity Campaign, has condemned this move as ‘a gross attack on our democratic freedoms and the […]

10 Sep
11:36

Thousands protest Netanyahu’s visit to London

Around 2,000 protesters filled the streets of London as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu arrived in London today to meet the British Prime Minister, David Cameron.In addition to the protest, over 10,000 people signed a letter to David Cameron, calling for immediate sanctions and an arms embargo on Israel. The […]

24 Jun
12:30

UK Celebrities Demand Sanctions on Israel

Actors, authors, academics and architects have today called on the UK government to push for immediate sanctions on Israel until it abides by international law and ends its occupation of Palestinian land. They join other big names from the world of film and rock music, as well as 20,000 members […]

27 Mar
11:17

Palestine Solidarity Campaign: UK Artists Call for Immediate Sanctions on Israel

The actors Maxine Peake and Miriam Margolyes, rock musician Brian Eno, and film director Ken Loach are among those who have joined the London-based Palestine Solidarity Campaign’s call for immediate sanctions to be imposed on Israel.The call follows Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s comments, made one day before Israel’s Election Day, […]

20 Jan
2:08

Hundreds Rally In London To Protest Gaza Blockade

On the 6th anniversary of Operation Cast Lead, carried out by the Israeli military in 2008, over 500 hundred people gathered, opposite the Israeli embassy in London, to protest against the continued bombing and blockading of Gaza. The rally was attended by Baroness Jenny Tonge, Labour MP, Andy Slaughter, Mahmoud […]

08 Jun
12:21

G4S Annual General Meeting Dominated by Controversy Over Israeli Prison Contracts

G4S’ involvement in the detention of Palestinian children in Israeli jails dominated the company’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Thursday 6th June, overshadowing all other business, including last year’s Olympic security fiasco, said Palestinian Solidarity Campaign (PSC) in a press release.The AGM was also interrupted by protestors shouting ‘Who killed […]

15 Sep
10:28

TUC Votes For Palestine And Review Links With Organisations Complicit With Israel’s Occupation

September 15, 2011 10:28 AM IMEMC Agencies Human rights, International, News Report 0

The Trades Union Congress, representing 6.5 million workers in the UK, voted overwhelmingly today (14 September 2011) to deplore the ‘anti-democratic law’ passed by the Israeli Knesset banning individuals and organisations in Israel from calling for the boycott of Israel.The Union reaffirmed existing policy to ‘work closely with the Palestine […]

18 Jun
12:10

Activism News Interview: Alice Walker on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla and the struggle for justice

June 18, 2011 12:10 PM IMEMC Agencies Gaza Siege, Gaza Strip, Interview 0

Celebrated American author and poet Alice Walker will later this month be among 38 people aboard the Audacity of Hope, the ship sponsored by US Boat to Gaza as part of an international effort to break Israel’s maritime siege of Gaza. In a conversation with Ali Abunimah, Walker speaks about […]

01 May
6:54

Israel crosses the threshold

On September 9, 1969, a big brown envelope was delivered to the Oval Office on behalf of CIA Director Richard Helms; on it he had written "For and to be opened only by: The President, The White House." [1] The precise contents of the envelope are still unknown, but evidence […]