Tag Archives: Boycott

Stop Arms Sales to Israel – Public Meeting

Speaking tour with Goretti Horgan and Eamonn McCann Saturday 25th October, 2pm Baxter Suite University of Dundee This summer, as Israel devastated Gaza, killing over 2000 Palestinians and maiming thousands more, Scottish people demonstrated in their thousands and endorsed, once … Continue reading

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Protests stop second Israel state-sponsored show in Edinburgh

Israeli press reports have confirmed that the planned production at the Edinburgh Fringe by Ben-Gurion University dance group Pola has been cancelled. The Jerusalem Post reports that “Ben-Gurion University of the Negev on Sunday cancelled the planned performances of its … Continue reading

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Public meeting – How Israel can be defeated in Scotland

Thurs 7th August, 7.30pm T9 Lecture Theatre, Tower Building Dundee University DUNDEE, Speakers: Yvonne Ridley, Dr Esam Hijjawi, Mick Napier Organised by Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign Other meetings in Scotland Monday 4th August, 7.30pm – GLASGOW, Renfield Centre, 260 Bath … Continue reading

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Time to Divest Conference in Edinburgh

19th and 20th OCTOBER 2013 GRASSMARKET CENTRE, EDINBURGH A two day conference bringing international speakers and groups and organisations actively supporting the Palestinian call for a campaign of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) aims to build on boycott successes and … Continue reading

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Palestinians need Justice, not more Peace Talks

In this recent article from his blog, Alister Rutherford exposes the reality of the latest round of Palestinian-Israeli ‘peace’ talks. (Alister is an activist in Tayside for Justice in Palestine) The latest round of peace talks or to be more … Continue reading

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A call for action: Stop the Prawer Plan!

On Monday, July 15, thousands of Palestinians protested in their cities, towns and at busy street junctions against the Prawer Plan, in a day that was designated as the national day of rage, or Anger Strike. From Bir Sabe’ to … Continue reading

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No to G4S

Three security guards employed by the private security firm G4S have evaded prosecution over the death of Angolan asylum seeker, Jimmy Mugenga, who died of suffocation after being held down during a deportation attempt. http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/jul/17/jimmy-mubenga-death-no-prosecution G4S has also been in … Continue reading

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Eric Burdon cancels gig in Israel “under increasing pressure”

Eric Burdon performs in Scotland (Edinburgh) tonight in the only UK date of a tour that was to have included a gig in Tel Aviv, Israel, on August 1st.  Palestine solidarity activists welcome yesterday’s announcement that he has pulled out … Continue reading

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Wednesday 26th June, 7.30pm: Meeting with Rich Wiles, editor of ‘Generation Palestine – Voices from the BDS Movement’

During June, there will be a Scottish tour to help launch this important new book on Palestine. The tour comes to Dundee on Wednesday 26th June when there will be a meeting at the Tower Building, Dundee University at 7.30pm. … Continue reading

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Planned protests force cancellation of JNF and Friends of the IDF fundraiser in St Andrews

An event to be held at a St Andrews hotel, aimed at raising funds for the Friends of the IDF and the JNF, has been cancelled on police advice in the face of serious mobilisations for planned protests.  Palestine activists, human … Continue reading

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