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.
Briefing Paper February 2019
While it had many strains historically, the Zionism that took hold and stands today is a settler-colonial movement, establishing an apartheid state where Jews have more rights than others. Our own history teaches us how dangerous this can be. Zionist interpretations of history taught us that Jewish people are alone, that to remedy the harms […]
Briefing Paper November 2018
Then I think of what these same people say about my Palestinian friends: that they are an invented people, there was never a place called Palestine. If a nurse gets killed tending to the wounded, she is Hamas. If a school or hospital gets bombed, then Hamas was storing weapons there. If a child is […]
Israel-Palestine Learning and Teaching Resource
The reactions to the article in Commonspace (18/10/18) on the development and progress of the Israel-Palestine Learning & Teaching Resource were wide and varied. There was anger at the influence accorded to the domestic pro-Israel lobby groups by Cabinet Secretary, John Swinney and Education Scotland. Disbelief was expressed in some quarters with pronouncements of “fake […]