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.
Lancet censors Gaza health letter after pressure
Omar Karmi E I 1/10/2020 . . . “A COVID-19 pandemic that further cripples the Gaza Strip’s healthcare system should not be viewed as an inevitable biomedical phenomenon experienced equally by the world’s population, but as a preventable biosocial injustice rooted in decades of Israeli oppression and international complicity,” they concluded. The letter – “Structural […]
TUC calls for Israel sanctions to “end aparthei
EI Asa Winstanley 15/09/20 The British Trades Union Congress has condemned Israel’s annexation plan, calling it “another significant step in the creation of a system of apartheid” in the West Bank. Passed on Tuesday, the motion is thought to be the first time the British trade union umbrella body has described Israeli policies as apartheid. […]
Pro-Israel lobby welcomes racist ambassador
EI Asa Winstanley 7/10/2020 Israel’s incoming ambassador to the UK arrived last week and was welcomed by the pro-Israel lobby. A former senior government minister with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s ruling hard-right Likud Party, Tzipi Hotovely is a religious extremist and open anti-Palestinian racist. The Board of Deputies, Conservative and Labour Friends of Israel as well as one government minister […]