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.
Israel’s top court upholds deportation of senior HRW official
Al Jazeera 5/11/19 Israel‘s Supreme Court has upheld a government decision to expel a senior Human Rights Watch (HRW) official over his alleged support for promoting boycotts of the country. The unanimous three-judge decision supporting the Israeli government’s move against Omar Shakir, a US citizen who represents HRW in Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories, […]
Travel ban against Amnesty campaigner from West Bank
Areeb Ullah MEE 31/10/19 Israel has issued a travel ban against a Palestinian campaigner for Amnesty International amid a growing Israeli crackdown on human rights groups inside the West Bank and Gaza Strip. On 26 October, Israeli authorities stopped Laith Abu Zeyad, Amnesty’s campaigner on Israel and the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT), from leaving the West […]
Israel to destroy all Palestinian structures in Area C
IMEMC/Agencies 9/12/19 Israeli Minister of Defense, Naftali Bennett, has threatened to destroy all Palestinian structures in West Bank areas under complete Israeli control (Area C), including those which were funded by Europeans, under the pretext of unlicensed construction. According to Days of Palestine, Bennett made the threat during a meeting with ambassadors of European Union […]