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PSC Weekly Update – 1 October 2010

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In this week’s update:

  • Take action on Universal jurisdiction: Lobby your MP – Britain must not become a safe haven for war criminals
  • Convoy to break siege of Gaza gets ready to set sail…
  • BDS ACTION ALERT: French activists ‘charged’ for boycott action
  • PROTESTS: Ahava ‘Stolen beauty’ action in Manchester and London
  • and much more…

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PSC Weekly Update – 1 October 2010

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In this week’s update:

  • Jewish boat to Gaza passenger’s tasered trying to break the siege
  • EXCLUSIVE: Midnight on the Mavi Marmara Special book offer for PSC members: 15% to PSC when you buy this book here + 15% off cover price!
  • Labour leader Ed Miliband promises to go to Gaza
  • Save the date: BDS Week of Action – 6th – 13th November
  • Archbishop Desmond Tutu: BDS – Israeli ties: a chance to do the right thing
  • PSC congratulates Association of Netherlands Municipalities for cancelling visit of Israeli settlement mayors
  • Palestine Monitor: The Village Of Burin: Under Attack By Surrounding Settlements
  • Al-J: UN body backs flotilla report
  • Palestinian rights groups slam Gaza vote at UN
  • Press TV: Israel used ‘banned arms’ in Silwan crackdown
  • Haaretz: EU’s Ashton – Israel must extend settlement freeze to give talks a chance
  • and much more…

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PSC Weekly Update – 26 September 2010

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In this week’s update:

  • Current situation in Jerusalem:
    • EI: Palestinians take to Jerusalem streets after killing
    • Palestine Monitor: Video – Clashes in Silwan
    • AIC: Israeli Demolitions in East Jerusalem, Tubas District
  • PSC to Gaza blog – follow the Viva Palestina convoy journey to break the siege
  • PSC at Labour Party conference – Sunday 26th Sept, 5.30pm Radisson Hotel
  • Government must take action following UN investigation of Israel’s flotilla attack
  • Facts on the ground: Track settlement activities in the West Bank – also available as iPhone app
  • BDS NEWS: Copenhagen city council set to vote on divestment
  • Clegg attends Friends of Israel meeting
  • International Lawyers Guild calls on Clinton to intervene in the case of Ameer Makhoul
  • MEMO: 130 wheelchairs distributed to Gaza’s disabled and war wounded
  • Resistance Riddemz Gig Saturday 25th of September at ULU in London 9pm to 2am
  • Boycotting Israeli goods in Sheffield Saturday 25th September: 11 a.m
  • Reem Kelani Live: in Cambridge Saturday 02 October; and at SOAS in London 8pm Thurs 7 October
  • Internationalism & Solidarity with Palestine: Commemorating Second Intifada: Talk and event Saturday 2nd October in London
  • Loss of Innocence Exhibition of Children’s Art from Gaza Saturday 2nd October 6pm in Cambridge
  • and much more…

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PSC Weekly Update – 16 September 2010

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In this week’s update:

  • BDS Victory: TUC votes for campaign of boycott and disinvestment to free Palestine
  • TOGETHER WE’LL BREAK THE SIEGE ON GAZA!
  • Visit Palestine: Join the Olive Picking program in Palestine this October – 16th to 25th 2010
  • New website – Russell Tribunal on Palestine – London
  • and much more…

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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.

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PSC Weekly Update – 3 September 2010

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In this week’s update:

  • Why should an occupied people be forced to negotiate their freedom?
    News and views on the ‘peace negotiations’
  • Send a PSC vehicle to Gaza! Please donate towards the next convoy
  • BDS news: Massive Attack’s Robert del Naja says why he is boycotting Israel;
    – Greenbelt votes on boycott;
    – PSC gets its view across in Israeli Channel 10 documentary on BDS;
    – Israeli academics and actors boycott actions.

ACTIONS

  • Panorama: Death in the Med
    Stage 3 in the BBC complaints procedure – a detailed set of points to make when requesting an appeal to the BBC Trust’s Editorial Standards Committee;
    – plus MK Haneen Zoabi gives evidence to the UN
  • Tear gas and rubber bullets greet Bi’lin protestors in first march after jailing of Abu Rahmah
    – write to William Hague – demand the UK puts pressure on Israel to overturn his conviction.
  • UK actors in fundraising drive to take drama therapy workshop to children in Gaza

News, events, analysis and more

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PSC Weekly Update – 27 August 2010

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In this week’s update:

    • Demonstrate outside AHAVA – Saturday 28 August 12 – 2pm, Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London

    • Help PSC send a vehicle to Gaza with the Viva Palestina convoy – breaking the siege by land and sea.

    • Israel is an ‘occupation-addicted junkie’, Gideon Levy tells packed PSC meeting – See report and video

    • PSC Briefing: What the ‘peace talks’ mean for the Palestinians

    • Death on the Med – bloggers and columnists give their views

    • News, events, analysis and more

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    PSC Weekly Update – 19 August 2010

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    In this week’s update:

    • ‘DEATH ON THE MED’ The next steps – OFCOM and taking your complaint further with the BBC

    • Sign the petition – Free Vanunu

    • BDS: Edinburgh council to discuss Israel boycott of Veolia

    • Students – Order your freshers pack and special book offer

    • Israel keeps evidence of ethnic cleansing locked up

    • Abuse pictures on facebook ‘reflect prejudice, racism and hatred of the Israeli army’

    • News, events, analysis and more

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      PSC Weekly Update – 12 August 2010

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      In this week’s update:

      • Gideon Levy in conversation with Jon Snow London 24 August

      • BDS Victory: Ahava 4 acquitted – Join Protest on Saturday

      • Trade Union News: International Transport Federation calls for Action on Illegal Israeli Settlements;

      • UN panel examining Gaza flotilla attack shows lack of teeth

      • Israel razes Negev village for the third time

      • Besieging Israel’s siege – BDS has become truly global

      • News, events, analysis and more

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      PSC Weekly Update – 5 August 2010

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      In this week’s update:

      • Send a message of support to MK Talab El-Sana, injured defending Palestinian village from demolition

      • Breaking the siege – six things you can to get involved in the convoy to Gaza

      • British Muslims urged to boycott Israeli dates during Ramadan

      • Thank the Methodist church for BDS stance

      • Mark Steel ‘No guns? They must be terrorists’

      • Open letter to PM – End the ‘prison camp’ conditions of Gaza

      • News, events, analysis and more

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