First boycott action at Sainsbury’s supermarket by newly formed London Palestine Action (LPA) network

TweetShare ThisFirst boycott action at Sainsbury’s supermarket by newly formed London Palestine Action (LPA) network   Palestine solidarity campaigners targeted a branch of Sainsbury’s in Islington, north London, on Saturday 26th October, calling for the boycott of companies whose goods are made in illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank.   More than... Read More

Open Shuhada Street Global Actions Mapped

TweetShare ThisSome of us at Palestine Place have been hard at work mapping the global actions that took place last month in solidarity with Shuhada Street in Hebron, known as ‘Apartheid Street’ because it has been completely closed to Palestinians since 2000. This happened in bizarre connection to the Cave of the Patriarchs massacre, and despite Israel has promised... Read More

Facebook solidarity?

TweetShare ThisThere have been widespread discussions regarding social media as a mobilising instrument, perhaps even that which enabled political action in and through the Arab uprisings. It is also seen to have had the unprecedented effect of “duplicating” such political action across several political contexts. However, the revolutions in Tunisia and Egypt, and the “chain... Read More

Notes from Palestine Place first public meeting – Thursday 24th May 7-9pm

TweetShare ThisIntroduced by Ewa Jasiewicz, activist, journalist and Gaza flotilla organiser, and Frank Barat, Russell Tribunal on Palestine coordinator, and Abdel Razzaq Takriti, Palestinian activist and political historian. Abdel Razzaq Takriti – A Brief History of Modern Palestine Israeli independence is for Palestinians the Nakba – the catastrophe. The humanitarian Nakba... Read More