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Pro-Israel organisations and Crown on the defensive as Sheriff throws out charge against Palestine campaigner

3 February 2016, Kilmarnock Sheriff Court Sheriff Watson dismissed a charge of assault against Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign (Scottish PSC) member Mick Napier today following the collapse of the prosecution case. Challenges to the prosecution proved that the case had no basis in evidence leading the sheriff to halt the trial before a defence case was presented. The case arose from a… Read full article

Invitation to Kilmarnock Sheriff Court on Wednesday 3 February

You are invited to a trial resuming on Wednesday in Kilmarnock Sheriff Court of an SPSC member - myself - on trumped-up charges of "assault" arising out of a successful, peaceful protest against the racist JNF (Jewish National Fund). JNF Scotland finances activities by its Israeli branch that would, if committed here in the UK, be dealt with as hate crime. But should we be surprised while the UK… Read full article

Holocaust Memorial Day 2016 - Remembering and drawing lessons

We remember the legendary Marek Edelman, who was the last surviving commander of the ZOB, the Jewish Fighting Organisation, in the Warsaw Ghetto uprising...Edelman remained an anti-Zionist till his death, a national hero, in Poland in 2009. Seven years earlier, during the second Palestinian intifada, Edelman addressed an open letter to "To all the leaders of Palestinian military, paramilitary and… Read full article
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44% of British people 'proud of the British Empire' - we honour those who resisted and still resist

The British Empire not only organised the Zionist colonisation of Palestine, and invaded and devastated Iraq more than once. These are details in a much larger bloody story. The full horror of this bloody empire has, though, been kept a well-guarded secret from generations of British schoolchildren. How many have any inkling of the full horror of Britain's role in, say, Kenya within living memory… Read full article

Protest Co-op Bank threats to Palestine campaign accounts

Saturday 23rd & 30th January 2016 11am to 1pm Glasgow: Gordon Street Co-op Bank Corner of Mitchell St Edinburgh: George Street Co-op Bank between Hanover St & Frederick St The Co-op Bank is working to impede groups campaigning for Palestinian rights by threatening to shut down the accounts of SPSC and Friends of Al Aqsa, making it much more difficult to operate. The bank claims we are too big a… Read full article