My speech to the People’s Assembly march

Manchester 3/10/2021 Friends, I bring you greetings from the Palestine Solidarity campaign. Other speakers articulated the Tories terrible policies that impact on the daily lives of the most vulnerable people here in Britain. But their terrible policies also impact on people’s lives thousands of miles away including the Palestinian people. I must remind you that …

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مظاهرة ضد معرض الاسلحة في ليفربول protest against the arms fair in Liverpool

11/9/2021 صور من مظاهرة حاشدة في ليفربول اليوم للاحتجاج على السماح لمعرض اسلحة ستستضيفه المدينة قريبا ولمطالبة البلدية بإلغائه. وقد شاركت بكلمة كرئيس حملة التضامن مع فلسطين وكان من المتحدثين الاخرين رئيس حزب العمال السابق جيريمي كوربين وعضو البرلمان جون ماكدونالد وشارك العديدون من المتحدثين منهم شابات من فلسطين وسوريا واليمن. حتى لو لم ننجح …

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On secret Israeli arms sales to problematic regimes

I participated in Scope on Indus news on 3/7/2021 https://youtu.be/ems8zai9AhE

It is time for Israel to lift the cruel and futile siege on Gaza

First published by TRT World on 21/5/2021 Exactly what purpose is the blockade of Gaza serving? The bombs have stopped dropping on Gaza, as have the rockets and projectiles launched out of the besieged territory. A temporary and unconditional ceasefire has been secured by Egypt. This really is deja vu. We were there in 2008-9, …

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Palestinians do not want anti-Semites at our rallies

First published by the Middle East Monitor on 17/5/2021 Protestors have gathered in solidarity with the people of Palestine amid ongoing conflict in Gaza on May 16, 2021 in Glasgow, Scotland [Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images] As Chair of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign in Britain, I was proud to work with our partners to organise the …

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What are the Palestinians to do to secure their rights now that they are not entitled to self-defence?

First published by the Middle East Monitor on 15/5/2021 Israeli police use tear gas, rubber bullets and stun grenades to disperse Palestinians who were standing at Al-Aqsa Mosque's gates to prevent raids by extremist Jews, in East Jerusalem on May 10, 2021 [Eyad Tawil / Anadolu Agency] Over the past few days, our TV screens …

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Voices from Palestine on Nakba day

A meeting moderated by Mary Louise McDonald President of Sinn Fein and leader of the opposition in Ireland, on 15/5/2021 https://youtu.be/U2QzGJRcJcQ

Palestine: New Intifada Around the Corner?

Scope on Indus News on 13/5/2021 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EARtZ_mJ444

Save Sheikh Jarrah: Palestinians have a right to remain on their land

First published by the Middle East Eye on 23/3/2021 As Israel continues its ethnic cleansing of Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah district, Palestinians are ramping up pressure on the international community to act Activists protest Israeli occupation in Sheikh Jarrah, Jerusalem, on 19 March 2021 (AFP) The hashtags #SaveSheikhJarrah and its Arabic equivalent began appearing on my Twitter timeline …

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Palestine solidarity is alive and well this Israeli Apartheid Week

First published in the New Arab on 16/3/2021 The theme of this year's Israeli Apartheid Week is 'United Against Racism' [Getty] Comment: This year, Israeli Apartheid Week activists explore Palestinian solidarity through the lens of anti-racism, despite ongoing efforts to silence them, writes Kamel Hawwash. Tags: Israeli Apartheid week, Palestinian solidarity, BDS, Israel, Boycott Solidarity …

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