Palestine Expo 2019 in London A Huge Success

The Palestine Expo this weekend in London went ahead as a huge success despite pushback from ‘UK lawyers for Israel’ who tried to get it shutdown citing its support for BDS. Organised by non-profit NGO Friends of Al-Aqsa, internationally renowned speakers were gathered from across the world together with artists, business owners and peace activists’ organisations over several floors and conference rooms in Olympia to … Continue reading Palestine Expo 2019 in London A Huge Success

Nobody – Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond – By Marc Lamont Hill [Book Review]

After delivering a speech at the United Nations, Dr. Marc Lamont Hill became victimized by the media for speaking out for Palestinian rights. Following the perils of many equal rights activists he was immediately accused of anti-Antisemitism. Nothing was mentioned about Jews, or Judaism in a derogatory manner, he had made a statement criticizing the illegal occupation of Palestine by the State of Israel. As … Continue reading Nobody – Casualties of America’s War on the Vulnerable, from Ferguson to Flint and Beyond – By Marc Lamont Hill [Book Review]

Palestine Solidarity Campaign AGM 2019

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign annual meeting was held on Saturday 26th January 2019, all 400 seats were filled with members from its local branches across the United Kingdom voting on use of language and actions for the campaign moving forwards.       Dr. Husam Zomlot, the recently appointed Ambassador to Palestine gave a short but moving speech at the AGM: Continue reading Palestine Solidarity Campaign AGM 2019

Palestine Lobby 2018 – Houses of Parliament, London

An overview of what was discussed at the Palestine Lobby in the Houses of Parliament and the main agenda points as well as the importance of keeping this on the agenda and speaking out for the millions who do not have a voice. Everyone has the power to influence and we must remember human rights abuses anywhere in the world means we are all open … Continue reading Palestine Lobby 2018 – Houses of Parliament, London

Olive Harvesting is Resistance – Keep Hope Alive 2018

As our world leaders shift towards the right-wing opinion, civilian support for unity and justice continues to grow. The number of advocates meeting in Palestine for the ‘Keep Hope Alive’ campaign reached an all-time high this year with over 120 volunteers from around the world including the UK, USA, Sweden, Japan, and India just to name a few. Many had coupled their journey with a … Continue reading Olive Harvesting is Resistance – Keep Hope Alive 2018

Resistance continues at Al Khan Al Ahmar

A few words by human rights activist Abdallah Abu Rahma alongside British – Israeli human rights activist Angela Godfrey-Goldstein on resisting the demolition of the Bedouin village of Khan Al-Ahmar. Various Palestinian and International activists had been camping out in the village to protest in forms of non-violent resistance by placing their bodies in front of bulldozers and resisting skunk water. I found this really … Continue reading Resistance continues at Al Khan Al Ahmar