Scottish Friends of Palestine is a non-profit campaigning organisation established in 1982 to promote the rights of the Palestinian people through peaceful means and advocacy.
From Palestine Solidarity Campaign
This was written by Ben Jamal, Director of Palestine Solidarity Campaign. We have some wonderful news. As you know, last week we took the British government to the Royal Courts of Justice to fight for our right to boycott. Today the judge delivered his verdict: WE WON!! The government was trying to stop local council […]
Balfour Declaration events
Scottish Friends of Palestine are promoting some events to mark the centenary of the Balfour Declaration . The Balfour Declaration was a short letter dated November 1917 from foreign secretary Arthur Balfour to Lord Rothschild a leading figure in the Jewish community which gave support to the creation of a Jewish homeland in Palestine. This […]
Briefing Paper May 2017
100-year-old Bedouin woman left homeless as Israel continues Negev demolitions Ma‘an 8/2/2017 In the latest instance of Israel’s demolition campaign in the Negev region of southern Israel, homes were demolished in two unrecognized Bedouin villages on Wednesday, while Israeli police surrounded the village of Umm al-Hiran. Israeli bulldozers, escorted by Israeli police, demolished a house […]