[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 “administrative detention” which has meant three years in... Read More

Shareholders meeting of Israeli prison contractor G4S targeted

TweetShare This Palestine solidarity activists joined anti-deportation and anti-austerity groups for a noisy demonstration outside the annual meeting of private security company G4S in London yesterday. Chanting by the more than 70 campaigners present could be heard inside the meeting, while shareholders were handed an alternative annual report that looked like an official G4S publication but profiled the company’s human rights abuses in Palestine... Read More

Khader Adnan speaks: video link-up transcript, part 1

TweetShare ThisSkype video link with Palestine Place in London on June 3 2012 Transcribed after translation from original Arabic – Names unverified KA: Salam alaikum to freedom loving people in the UK. I am happy to meet with free people of the world fighting for the rights of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli prisons and the right of Palestinians to their lands. The fact that the audience are sitting down to listen makes me respect them more. In... Read More

New G4S Advertisement outside Kings Cross

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Video from Mahmoud Sarsak Solidarity Demo 5th June

TweetShare This 5th June- Demonstration in support of Palestinian footballer Mahmoud Sarsak from Palestine Place on Vimeo. Here’s footage from when we took to the streets with a few footballs in solidarity with Mahmoud Sarsak, the Palestinian footballer who is still on hunger strike, more than 80 days after he started in protest at his imprisonment by Israel, which has now lasted without trial for 3 years. #call_to_action h4{padding:0px 5px;} Read More

Lookback at things so far, Excitement at things to come…

TweetShare ThisPalestine place continues to go from strength to strength, with workshops, events and actions happening inside and coming out of the space. Despite the jubilee, this weekend saw more than 150 people in attendance at a variety of workshops, and toadys event on International Law and Palestine (which included free Palestinian food) saw around 60 people attend. We have even recieved media attention from prominent Jewish newspaper Haaretz... Read More

Mahmoud Sarsak demo in pictures

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LET SARSAK LIVE

TweetShare This#letsarsaklive We are just about to set off to play football around London and flyer to raise awareness about Mahmoud Sarsak. A Palestinian footballer who has been detained without charge for 3 years and is now on his 80th day of hunger strike. WHAT YOU CAN DO: Contact the Football Association and ask them to boycott the UEFA Euro 2013 Under-21 tournament to be held in Israel next year. http://www.thefa.com/ContactUs.aspx Contact William... Read More

Press Release: ‘Let Sarsak Live’ football protest in London today

TweetShare ThisImmediate Release 5 June 2012 TODAY: Londoners to stage football protest for Palestinian political prisoner on hunger strike Contact: Zaneta 07927 189671 or Hilary 07756 977167 or general phone 07448 613383 Email: palestineplace@riseup.net Photos /footage: available this afternoon on request. When: Today Tuesday June 5 from 12 NOON till 4PM Where: Starting at Palestine Place 24 Gray’s Inn Road, WC1X 8HP at 12PM or Trafalagar Square... Read More

PRESS RELEASE: Palestinian hunger striker Khader Adnan tells British people: ‘Go out into the streets and protest’

TweetShare ThisImmediate Release 4 June 2012 WORLD FAMOUS PALESTINIAN HUNGER STRIKER KHADER ADNAN TELLS BRITISH PEOPLE: “GO OUT INTO THE STREETS AND PROTEST” Contact: Zaneta 07927189671 or Hilary 07756 977167 Email: palestineplace@riseup.net Photos: available on request. Speaking to a Western audience for the first time since his release in April from Israel’s notorious Ramle prison – where he was held without being charged with a crime... Read More