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The British Government’s response to Sanctions on Israel is woefully inadequate.

June 17, 2021

The government has, once again, demonstrated its failure to stand for the human rights of Palestinians. A petition calling on the government to introduce sanctions against Israel has passed 386,000 signatures at the time of writing. Unfortunately, instead of acknowledging the strong public support for sanctions against Israel, our government has instead attempted to justify its support for Israel. The response from the government to…

Press Release: Batley and Spen open letter to Keir Starmer

June 16, 2021

Dear Sir Keir Starmer MP, For over 40 years Muslim communities throughout the United Kingdom have supported the Labour Party loyally. In Batley and Spen particularly, through different leaders, times and political climates, our community has been amongst the most steadfast Labour voters anywhere in the country. We are writing to you today as representatives from different Mosques and Muslim organisations across Batley and Spen…

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,…

JOB: Palestine-Israel History Content Writer

June 9, 2021

Resources for Teachers and Children The position is project-based employment to last approx. 6 months.  Salary £14 to 18,000 [depending on expertise, qualifications and subject to meeting deadlines].  It can be remote but will need regular visits to the office in Leicester.     The role We are looking for a creative individual with strong writing skills to join us as a text, graphic and digital…

Films On Palestine

June 1, 2021

Films on Palestine for the summer holidays – we will be adding to this so please look back for more films. The Present (12) Yusef and his young daughter set out in the West Bank to buy his wife a gift on their wedding anniversary, but when living under occupation even a simple task is difficult.  Watch: Click Here 2. 5 Broken Cameras (15) Palestinian…

Volunteer with #TeamFOA

May 28, 2021

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Palestine: An Introduction and Your Role

May 28, 2021

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Time for British Government to listen to the 200,000 – the largest Palestinian Solidarity Demonstration in British History.

May 24, 2021

On Saturday, 200,000 people joined Friends of Al Aqsa in London for a historic national demo in support of the people of Palestine. A fortnight of Israeli airstrikes on Gaza led to the deaths of 243 Palestinians, including 66 children, with more than 1910 people injured. Widespread outrage across the world led to hundreds of demonstrations. In the UK, there have been over 80 protests…

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…

Boycott List

May 20, 2021

Boycott is about using your power as and individual to withdraw your support from companies that help sustain Israel’s illegal occupation on Palestine. HEWLETT PACKARD (HP) branded cooperation’s provide hardware and date to the Israeli army and police. This forms the backbone of Israel’s racial segregation and apartheid. Check out our #RebootYourEthics campaign. COCA-COLA operates in an illegal Israeli settlement, this is built on stolen Palestinian…

Call for UK Organisations to support BDS

May 20, 2021

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