Jerusalem at the heart of the conflict

My article was first published in Palestine News in February 2016    Jerusalem at the heart of the conflict Violence has erupted in Jerusalem in recent months with scores of deaths and regular clashes between Palestinian protestors and Israeli Occupation Forces. Here Kamel Hawwash, a native of East Jerusalem and vice chair of PSC, explains …

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Press release from Britain-Palestine APPG

This press release follows the UK Government's announcement that it would ban local authorities and other publicly financed bodies from boycotts, including those of illegal Israeli settlement goods. 22/2/2016 Richard Burden MP blasts Ministers for ducking Parliamentary Scrutiny of “Anti –Boycott rules” Richard Burden MP, Chair of Britain-Palestine All-Party Group has today accused Cabinet Office …

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It’s time that the Palestinian Authority embraced the BDS call

This article was published by the Middle East Monitor on 19/2/2016 It’s time that the Palestinian Authority embraced the BDS call  Image from the Middle East Monitor The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement has been in the news recently following the British government's decision to “ban” local authorities from applying their ethical procurement policies …

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PSC Statement on hunger striking Palestinian prisoner Mohammed Al-qeeq

February 17, 2016 End the administrative detention of Mohammed Al-Qeeq Supporters of justice for Palestinians are following news of the deteriorating health of Palestinian detainee Mohammed Al-Qeeq with great concern. Al-Qeeq, a Palestinian journalist is in his 84th day of a hunger strike in protest against his administrative detention. He is currently in Ha’Emek Hospital …

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