PSC Weekly Update – 9 September 2010

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In this week’s update:

  • TUC to discuss Palestine next week: With resolutions on Palestine on the agenda for the TUC next week, union General Secretaries have signed an open letter calling for support for an active trade union campaign to call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions against Israel, to end the siege of Gaza, and for a free Palestine. Plus details of fringe meetings and how to attend.
  • Norman Finkelstein on why support for Gaza aid convoy is vital ‘The simple fact is…it is only due to the heroic efforts of the convoys and the flotilla…that the door [to Gaza] was just slightly prised open.’ Help break Israel’s inhuman blockade of Gaza by donating towards the cost of the vehicle and aid that PSC will be taking on the next Viva Palestina convoy – the convoy leaves on 18 September – PLEASE DONATE NOW!
  • BDS news: Massive Attack’s lead singer explains why his band won’t play in Israel; A call for architects to stop designing buildings in the illegal settlements; 150 US actors sign letter supporting Israeli actors in settlement boycott.
  • UPDATE: Death on the Med – BBC investigation underway following deluge of complaints from PSC members and supporters.
  • Plus: Guardian letters – Netanyahu cannot demand the right of Israel to speak for Jews globally, or the legitimation of Zionism.

Read the full update here…



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