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

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

Call-out: International human rights volunteers needed in Palestine

TweetShare ThisThe International Women’s Peace Service asked if we could host their call-out. Here you go. The International Women’s Peace Service (IWPS) is a small team of international female human-rights activists in Palestine. We: provide accompaniment to Palestinian civilians (including farmers during the annual olive harvest); document and non-violently intervene in human-rights abuses; support Palestinians in their non-violent resistance... 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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Wednesday June 6th at Palestine Place

TweetShare ThisTuesday at Palestine Place there was a very productive planning meeting for the G4S AGM protest, a film screening and a very moving talk from former Israeli soldier Sebastian Rodriguez, now a BDS activist and Anarchists Against the Wall member. The football action for Mahmoud Sarsak was also very successful with a Palestinian journalist  from Gaza who came towards the end of the action explaining that he had played football with... Read More

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

Welcome to Palestine Place

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