My speech at the protest in support of the Great Return March in Whitehall, London

The protest took place on 7/4/2018   Video available soon  

Israel’s encroachment on Hebron is devastating to Palestinians

First published by the Arab Weekly on 11/3/2018 Apart from the economic effects of the occupation of Hebron, the settlers make the lives of Palestinians miserable and often violently attack them. Worsening toll. Palestinian men walk past closed shops in the West Bank city of Hebron, last December. (AFP) It has been 24 years since …

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Netanyahu turns to ‘ethnic cleansing’ and sophistry to justify Israel’s criminal acts

First published by the Middle East Monitor on 23/9/2016 Having failed to convince most of the world to accept its colonisation of Palestine, Israel has been busy redefining the long standing meaning of words and phrases in the hope that their new definition becomes the accepted norm. Words and phrases such as terror, anti-Semitism, security, …

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Remembering the children of Gaza, in London

      10 July 2015     Image from Cris @santippe1 The Palestine Solidarity Campaign together with other supporting organisations held a vigil to remember Israel's terrorist attack on Gaza last summer (so called 'operation protective edge'h which lasted for 52 days.     Hugh Lanning, Chair of PSC opens the vigil Rather than speeches, we read …

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My heart is with the French people, but I am sorry, I am not Charlie

The murderous attack on the offices of the Charlie Hebdo magazine took place on the 7th of January, my birthday. I happened to be on a day trip to France for a meeting for work. I had to go through Paris on my way to Orleans and back. It was a surreal feeling to be …

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Statement on Sweden’s recognition of Palestine and current situation in Alquds, Jerusalem

31/10/2014 Statement on Sweden's recognition of Palestine and current situation n Alquds, Jerusalem The Palestine Solidarity Campaign welcomes Sweden’s decision to recognise the state of Palestine at a time when the Palestinian people face unprecedented aggression and violence from Israel. Recent events in Jerusalem which have included attacks on civilians, closure of the Alaqsa mosque, …

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So what has the attack on Gaza got to do with three dead settlers near Hebron?

This is a legitimate question to ask. The current crisis began with the abduction and then killing of three settlers who were taken in the West Bank. So why are over 400 people (and rising) dead in Gaza? The answer is there is absolutely no connection. This makes Israel's attack on Gaza a war of …

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