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BDS to be banned in Britain says MP Robert Jenrick

December 20, 2021

BDS to be banned in Britain says MP Robert Jenrick Speaking at a conference last Tuesday, Conservative MP Robert Jenrick has promised an ‘absolute ban’ on the BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) movement in Britain. Jenrick’s pledge is a disturbing development in the struggle for freedom, justice and equality in Palestine. If the BDS movement is outlawed, how can we peacefully stand up for Palestinian…

Starmer’s Response is ‘Disappointing’

June 23, 2021

Dear Sir Keir Starmer MP, Whilst we are thankful for your reply to our letter, we remain nonetheless disappointed. You said you do not ‘’take our votes for granted’’ and you say that you’ll ‘’ensure that the interests of the community are respected and visible.’’ Yet you have failed to go beyond rhetoric in your reply to the two policy areas we identified as essential…

Flag March

June 15, 2021

Today is the annual, ‘Flag March’ when Israel celebrates its 1967 capture of East Jerusalem. Hundreds, if not thousands of right-wing Israeli citizens will parade with Israeli flags throughout the occupied East Jerusalem. The demonstrators will, march by Sultan Suleiman Road, before arriving at Damascus Gate. Demonstrators will chant, dance and sing patriotic songs in front of Damascus Gate walking into the Muslim Quarter. Initially,…

Volunteer with #TeamFOA

May 28, 2021

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Palestine: An Introduction and Your Role

May 28, 2021

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Invite to set up Friends of Al-Aqsa Branch

May 24, 2021

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Trade Union s olidarity with Palestine is growing

May 21, 2021

This week, activists from Palestine Action occupied a factory in Leicester building combat drones for Israel. The Israeli-owned Elbit itself says its drones are a “backbone” of the IDF. In fact, 80 percent of IDF drones, used in surveillance and attacks on Palestinians in Gaza, are supplied by Elbit Systems. The company has four subsidiaries and two joint ventures in the UK. It is to…

Call for UK Organisations to support BDS

May 20, 2021

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PETITION: Starmer Stop Undermining Muslims and Freedom for Palestine

April 24, 2021

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FOA calls for Starmer to make statement on hiring an Israeli Spy

January 22, 2021

Friends of Al-Aqsa is concerned at the revelation that an individual working with Israeli military intelligence’s Unit 8200 has been employed to work in the Office of the Labour Leader, Keir Starmer. Unit 8200 has been reported to specialise in spying, hacking and encryption. It carries out blackmail, mass surveillance and systematic discrimination against Palestinians. The Guardian and other international media have reported Israeli military intelligence…

Call on Israel to immediately end the enclosure of the Gaza strip

January 11, 2021

Dear Rt. Hon. Dominic Raab MP, Since 2007, two million Palestinians, half of them children have been under a prolonged closure by Israel inside 365km2 area of the Gaza Strip. A UN Report published in November 2020 shows that from 2007 until 2018 the siege has costed Palestinians approximately £12.4 billion and more than 50% of its population lives below the poverty line. Restrictions and…

Norwegian Refugee Council finds Israeli Strategically attacks Palestinians Education System

December 24, 2020

A report released by the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in November 2020 highlighted Palestinian education as a target of Israeli assaults. The report found Israeli forces, Israeli settlers and the private security guards of illegal Israeli settlements routinely carried out “attacks on education” on Palestinian children in the West Bank. The NRC research, carried out over a period of two and half years, reflects a…