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Grave Concerns over Closure of Masjid Al-Aqsa

July 15, 2017

Following on from the Friday’s deadly shooting at Masjid al-Aqsa during which two Israeli police men, and three Palestinians were killed, Masjid al-Aqsa was closed off for Friday prayers. The closure has continued on Saturday, in what appears to be a form of collective punishment against all Palestinians and international visitors to the city. ‘We offer our condolences to the families of those killed. The…

Over 15,000 attend to begin new era for the Free Palestine Movement

July 14, 2017

Palestine Expo marks the beginning of a new era for the Free Palestine movement. Last weekend, Friends of Al Aqsa welcomed over 15,000 guests to the Queen Elizabeth II conference centre in the heart of Westminster, London, for Palestine Expo. The biggest celebration of Palestinian life, culture and cuisine to ever take place in Europe. The feedback from speakers and guests alike has been phenomenally…

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PRESS RELEASE: Palestine Expo

July 8, 2017

Press Release Saturday 8 July 17 Palestine Expo arrives at the heart of London Friends of Al-Aqsa is extremely pleased to be hosting Palestine Expo at the Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre in Westminster this weekend! We look forward to welcoming 7,000 people over two days, to celebrate all things Palestinian. Our dozens of speakers come from all walks of life. We have Palestinians, Israelis,…

Response to Jewish Chronicle Article

July 7, 2017

Jewish Chronicle’s desperate last attempt to undermine Palestine Expo, by falsely attributing a quote to a speaker. The Jewish Chronicle has made a last minute attempt to undermine Palestine Expo, the two-day event due to take place in central London this weekend. In the latest edition of the paper, South African speaker Shaykh Bham is falsely accused of saying ‘Jews are fleas’ in a lecture…

In Response to Questions from the Daily Telegraph

July 7, 2017

Dear Harry Yorke, Thank you for your questions. Before responding, I would like to make some points, which will also be posted up as an open letter on our website. If you take a cursory look at the Palestine Expo Schedule, you will see a list of speakers who span an international remit. Our speakers are Palestinian and Israeli; Jewish, Muslim, Christian and atheist, amongst…

In Response to Questions from the Daily Telegraph

July 7, 2017

Dear Harry Yorke, Thank you for your questions. Before responding, I would like to make some points, which will also be posted up as an open letter on our website. If you take a cursory look at the Palestine Expo Schedule, you will see a list of speakers who span an international remit. Our speakers are Palestinian and Israeli; Jewish, Muslim, Christian and atheist, amongst…

Jewish Chronicle’s desperate last attempt to undermine Palestine Expo, by falsely attributing quote to speaker

July 7, 2017

Jewish Chronicle’s desperate last attempt to undermine Palestine Expo, by falsely attributing quote to speaker The Jewish Chronicle has made a last minute attempt to undermine Palestine Expo, the two-day event due to take place in central London this weekend. In the latest edition of the paper, South African speaker Shaykh Bham is falsely accused of saying ‘Jews are fleas’ in a lecture available online.…

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Palestine Expo

June 27, 2017

We are pleased to announce the Department of Community of Local Government (DCLG) has confirmed Palestine Expo can take place at the Queen Elizabeth Centre on 8-9 July. We thank all our supporters for their assistance and look forward to welcoming you at the Queen Elizabeth Centre. Buy your ticket NOW. Use code FOA50 to receive 50% off.

Palestine Expo – The Show Will Go Ahead

June 26, 2017

Palestine Expo – The Show Will Go Ahead  On 8th and 9th July the Queen Elizabeth II Centre is due to host the biggest Palestine Event in Europe. FOA booked the venue in January 2017. But Mr Sajid Javid Minister for the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) waited until 16th June 2017, to write to us to say he ‘is minded’ to restrict…

Support Palestine Expo!

June 17, 2017

Join Thousands to Support the Right to Help Palestinians Since Friends of Al-Aqsa launched Palestine Expo, thousands of people have come forward to support us. Palestine Expo on 8 – 9 July in London will be the biggest Palestine social, culture, and entertainment event to be held in Europe. However, we are facing a barrage of false and defamatory claims against us and need your…

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