Take creative action against Israeli apartheid – New Group, Open Meeting

TweetShare This Get together to create a new London Palestine solidarity group – Open meeting Tuesday, 24 September 2013, 19:00 – 21:00 The Rag Factory, 16-18 Heneage Street, off Brick Lane, E1 5LJ https://www.facebook.com/events/1415387922016427/ Want to take creative action against Israeli apartheid? Trying to get involved in effective and participatory Palestine solidarity... 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

High street shops hit by wave of sit-in demonstrations over sale of goods produced in illegal Israeli settlements

TweetShare This  Campaigners for Palestinian human rights this afternoon occupied and shut down shops in central London in protest at their sale of SodaStream drinks machines manufactured in an illegal Israeli settlement in occupied Palestinian territory. In London, the Kensington branch of Whole Foods had to be evacuated as a group of 40 campaigners blocked the entrance... Read More

Palestine Place is BACK…4th of May, save the date!

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Open Shuhada Street Demo 2013

TweetShare This Open Shuhada Street – Solidarity with the people of Al-Khalil (Hebron) On Saturday, 23 February activists in London staged a multiple boycott action and protest at the Israeli Embassy, in support of the Palestinians in Al-Khalil. In solidarity with the people in Hebron and the Open Shuhada Street movement, London shops got a taste of the occupation. Activists imposed... Read More

The story of Palestine Place on Twitter

TweetShare This[View the story "Story of Palestine Place on Twitter" on Storify] Story of Palestine Place on Twitter A record of Twitter activity by Palestine Place and its supporters Storified by Palestine Place · Fri, Jun 22 2012 06:34:51 @PalestinePlace Is it true PP is closed down??? – Disheartening!!! #FREEPALESTINEDa Poet RT @spaceboy_psy: UK activists name occupied... Read More

Space vacated (and Sarsak update)

TweetShare ThisA brief update to be replaced very soon with a richer debrief: Sadly our two weeks have come to an end and Palestine Place is no longer a physical space. But the network we’ve formed is still going. So watch this space. We have had two weeks of thoughtful discussion, sharing of skills, food, music, poetry, tea, ideas, hugs and lots and lots of warm love with... Read More

Video: Mahmoud Sarsak Vigil

TweetShare This   Activists from Palestine Place held a vigil for Mahmoud Sarsak, on his 86th day of hunger strike, at the Israeli embassy in London. Sarsak, a Palestinian from Gaza, is refusing food in protest of his “administrative detention” (being held without charge or trial in an Israeli prison). #call_to_action h4{padding:0px 5px;} Read More

Palestine Place successful in court today – staying as planned

TweetShare ThisToday Palestine Place was represented in Central London County Court in heroic fashion by Jim Saxon, in what he described as ‘singularly the weirdest squat defence case I’ve ever run’. We successfully prevented an interim possession order from being issued against our space at 24 Grays Inn Road. This would have made it criminal to stay in the building (scheduled... Read More

[PRESS RELEASE] Demonstration at the Israeli Embassy, More Action to Come

TweetShare ThisTonight activists from a variety of groups, including people involved in the Palestine Place project at 24 Grays Inn Road (a social centre set up in solidarity with the Palestian people) held a successful demonstration outside the Israeli embassy in support of Palestian hunger striker Mahmoud Sarsak, who has been on hunger strike for 85 days now in response to his... Read More