Tag: BDS

Festive action targets Israeli apartheid

Sherrl Yanowitz reports on the first of a series of festive pickets of the Israeli owned soap shop Sabon in  London's Covent Garden. On Saturday 5 December, a group of elves against ethnic cleansing, carol singers...

Block the Factory! Shut down the Elbit Systems Factory on 6 July

Neil Rogall urges support for action blocking the Elbit arms factory on 6 July  It is a year since Israel's war on Gaza that killed thousands of Palestinians. The Israeli owned Elbit Systems factory in...

Dancing the Dabke to beat Israeli Apartheid

Sherrl Yanowitz and Neil Rogall report from successful action organised by London Palestine Action against Israeli apartheid   London Palestine Action organised an all singing , all dancing, bubble blowing Dabke flash-mob to 'cleanse' Covent Garden...

“I will continue serenading happiness.” Arab revolutions four years on

The conference Arab revolutions four years on: Revolution, repression and resistance was held at the School of Oriental and African Studies on 13 -14 February.

The roots of Israeli apartheid

What does it mean to say that Israel is an apartheid state? Sølvi Goard unpacks a history of vicious segregation and ethnic cleansing

Village by village, town by town – how Zionists tried to destroy Palestine in...

In the sixth and final part of his series on Zionism, imperialism and the Palestinians, Neil Rogall describes the Nakba – the establishment of the Israeli state and catastrophe for Palestine. 1948 was...

Parliament votes to recognise Palestine: what is going on?

Neil Rogall takes a closer look at this week's symbolic decision by MPs. On Monday night, 13 October, a remarkable vote took place in the British parliament. A motion calling on the government to "recognise the...

No To Nato: joining the dots between Palestine and Western imperialism

The Nato summit due to take place in Newport and Cardiff will be met by a week of demonstrations. rs21 spoke to Adam Johannes, secretary of Cardiff Stop the War Coalition, about the protests. So...

Boycott Kedem: how Palestine activists are taking on an Israeli firm in Manchester

Gez Butterworth from Manchester Palestine Action reports how a campaign to shut down a city centre cosmetics shop has helped build a wider solidarity movement. Kedem Cosmetics is a franchise based on King Street in...

Why support an academic boycott of Israel?

The idea that you should boycott Israeli universities has been one of the more difficult arguments within the Palestine movement. Here a member of the University and College Union national executive, Trish McManus, tackles the...