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Israel ‘is an apartheid state’

Jewish opinions are changing...


Relentless PA action

Direct action campaign targets arms to Israel


Britain arms Israeli terror

100,000 march in London against bombing of Gaza


Colum McCann, Apeirogon

London: Bloomsbury, 2020; 463pp; £8.99


Palestine action

Activists target UK-based Israeli arms companies


Three breaches

JCB, the construction equipment company based in Staffordshire, has effectively taken part in illegal Israeli government activities in the Occupied Territories, such as demolishing Palestinian home

73 people

In Israel’s largest forced-displacement action in 10 years, its forces razed the occupied West Bank village of Khirbet Humsa on 5 November, destroying over 75 structures, including tents, animal sh

103 days

Maher Al-Akhras, a 49-year old farmer from the West Bank, ended a hunger strike of 103 days against detention without charge or trial on 6 November, after spending weeks in hospital.

Elbit eight?

On 14 September, three activists from a new network, Palestine Action (PA), were arrested in Staffordshire after locking themselves to the gates of a factory belonging to Israel’s largest weapons c

BDS legal victory

On 29 April the UK’s Supreme Court ruled that government ‘guidance’ banning local government pension schemes from ‘using pension policies to pursue boycotts, divestment and sanctions [BDS] against