March 24, 2014

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June 2013 Briefing Paper

Prof Ilan Pappe The Electronic Intifada 20/04/ 2013 Sixty-five years on, Israeli President Shimon Peres still denies the existence of the indigenous population of Palestine. In a regal interview he gave the Israeli press on the eve of the state’s ” Independence Day,” Shimon Peres, the current president of Israel, said the following: “I remember […]

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April 14, 2013

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March 2013 Briefing Paper

Not to go to the UN would be suicidal for the Palestinian Authority. All these people [in Gaza] took the brunt of the attack and now we should chicken out because they [the US and Israel] will cut off some money? What we’re doing is not violent; it’s not military; it’s not illegal. The world […]

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April 9, 2013

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9TH APRIL 1948 ————-NEVER FORGET

NEVER FORGET THE MASSACRES OF DEIR YASSIN AND THE 100s OF OTHER MASSACRES THAT WERE PERPETRATED BY THE ZIONISTS BEFORE, DURING AND SINCE THE CREATION OF THE STATE OF ISRAEL This week, on the 65th anniversary of the NAKBA, Scottish Friends of Palestine will launch the first tranche of phase 1 of a website project […]

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March 6, 2013

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Land, property theft & destruction / Ethnic cleansing / Restriction of movement

WATCH: Jewish settlers await the destruction of Bedouin village in Negev 972mag 28 Feb by Nadia Ben-Youssef — Jewish settlers have been camped out in an illegal settlement in the Negev (Naqab) forest of Yatir for two and a half years, waiting for the unrecognized Bedouin village of Umm al-Hieran to be razed so they can […]

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March 6, 2013

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EU consuls recommend imposing sanctions on Israeli settlements

http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/eu-consuls-recommend-imposing-sanctions-on-israeli-settlements.premium-1.506043 EU consuls recommend imposing sanctions on Israeli settlements Nonbinding Heads of Mission report for 2012 focuses on Israeli construction in E-1, policy in East Jerusalem and endangering of two-state solution; call to actively encourage European divestment from settlements is particularly severe. By Barak Ravid Haaretz - Feb.27, 2013 The European Union’s consuls general in East Jerusalem and […]

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March 6, 2013

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13 March – Monopolis, War and Nato

Click to view event details 13 March – Monopolis, War and Nato    

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March 6, 2013

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Palcrafts and Hadeel Move to New Premises

The Council and Members of Palcrafts and Hadeel have pleasure in inviting you to the Re-Opening Party of the Palestinian Fair Trade Shop hadeel Wednesday, 13th March 2013 – 5.30 – 8.00 p.m. with Humza Yousaf, MSP Minister for External Affairs and International Development After ten years of successful trading at 58 Shandwick Place, we […]

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March 6, 2013

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Israel launches segregated bus service – 05/03/2013

A ‘Palestinians-only’ bus line is launched in Israel after settlers complain Palestinians are a ‘security risk’. 04 Mar 2013 al Jazeera http://www.aljazeera.com/news/middleeast/2013/03/20133414315434321.html Palestinian labourers use the buses to travel from the West Bank into Israel for work [EPA] Israel has launched two Palestinians-only bus lines in the occupied West Bank, a step an Israeli rights […]

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March 6, 2013

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Israeli government authorises a raid on Al-Quds Educational TV – Press Release – 07/03/2012

Press Release                                                                                                                                                                                                        for immediate release Scottish […]

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March 6, 2013

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UK Media fails to report the abuse of Palestinian Children on the Hands of the Israeli Occupation Forces- 11/11/2012

Press Release                                                                                                                                                                                                          for immediate release With the UK media currently indulged in a positive frenzy around the issue of abuse of children and young people, Scottish Friends of Palestine can only express its amazement at the lack of interest shown by the same media at the abuse of children and young people at the hands […]

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March 6, 2013

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Palestine – UN Membership Upgrade – Press Release 29/11/2012

PRESS RELEASE                                                                                                                                                                                    for immediate release Scottish Friends of Palestine welcomes the […]

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March 6, 2013

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December 2012 Briefing Paper

Scottish Friends of Palestine                  Briefing Paper                                                                                             December 2012 I would say that most of the people that were hit in Gaza deserved it as they were just armed terrorists.” Danny Ayalon (Israel’s Deputy Foreign Minister) quoted from http://www.thetakeaway.org/2012/nov/21/israels-deputy-foreign-minister-situation-gaza/   By the Last Day of the Offensive: (source:PCHR 22/11/12)   – Palestinian Deaths […]

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March 6, 2013

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June 2012 Briefing Paper

Scottish Friends of Palestine                  Briefing Paper                                                                                                       June 2012 How BBC views Gaza through a Zionist looking glass Amena Saleem The Electronic Intifada 11/04/12   http://electronicintifada.net/content/how-bbc-views-gaza-through-zionist-looking-glass/11158?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+electronicIntifadaPalestine+%28Electronic+Intifada+%3A+Palestine+News%29   According to the BBC, Palestinians in Gaza are accustomed to a state of constant siege.   Watching, reading or listening to a BBC report on Israel’s […]

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March 6, 2013

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October 2012 Briefing Paper

In the West Bank the detention of Palestinian children and young people by the Israeli military occupation forces, their treatment in the military courts, all go largely unreported and unchallenged. From the minute the children are detained, blindfolded or hooded, the treatment by their gaolers and military justice system can only be described as abusive […]

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October 5, 2012

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Children in Chains – Israel’s Twilight Zone – SEMINAR – 10th November 2012 – Edinburgh

Children in Chains – Israel’s Twilight Zone Seminar In the West Bank the detention of Palestinian children and young people by the Israeli military occupation forces, their treatment in the military courts, all go largely unreported and unchallenged. From the minute the children are detained, blindfolded or hooded, the treatment by their gaolers and military […]

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