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 30 activists from the newly formed London Palestine Action (LPA) network... Read More

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 Want to take creative action against Israeli apartheid? Trying to get involved in effective and participatory Palestine solidarity work? If that sounds like you, make sure you get down to the... 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 to open the vital and once thriving commercial street, it remains closed,... Read More

Glyn Secker on Zionism and the Jewish Boat to Gaza: Audio now online

TweetShare This On Wednesday 13th June Glyn Secker, from Jews for Justice for Palestine, talked to us at Palestine Place about the history of Zionism and his experience on the Jewish Boat to Gaza.   Audio of the event is now available to be streamed here. Direct download links:  MP3 (50.6mb), or Ogg Vorbis (36.2mb) #call_to_action h4{padding:0px 5px;} Read More

Jeremy Hardy Q&A at Palestine Place: Audio now online

TweetShare This On Sunday June 10th Jeremy Hardy came to Palestine Place to watch a film with us (‘Jeremy Hardy vs the Israeli Army’ was the film, by Leila Sansour) and afterwards Jeremy was kind enough to stick around for a revealing and entertaining Q&A session. It touched upon the making of the film, unsurprisingly, and also other interesting topics like the BBC. Audio of the event is now available to be streamed here (28 minutes). Direct... Read More

Ilan Pappe Speaks at Palestine Place: Video and Audio now online

TweetShare This On Friday 8th June the renowned Israeli historian Ilan Pappe gave a powerful, enlightening and charming talk on the context and prospects of the current situation in Palestine, starting with the pros and cons of the disappearance from Israeli discourse of ‘liberal’ Zionism. He also answered some great questions with equally great answers in the following Q&A session. Click on the picture above to watch the video. Total... Read More

New pictures in our gallery

TweetShare This    Check out our updated Palestine Place gallery on Flickr. If you have any wicked pictures taken during your time at PP and would like to see them published here, please go to Media Gallery in the top right corner of the page and follow instructions there.   GO TO OUR FLICKR GALLERY   #call_to_action h4{padding:0px 5px;} 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 building ‘Palestine Place’: 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 people from most interesting places (thanks to our amazing outreach team!).... 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

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