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BDS legal victory

On 29 April the UK’s Supreme Court ruled that government ‘guidance’ banning local government pension schemes from ‘using pension policies to pursue boycotts, divestment and sanctions [BDS] against

Women in Black

Vigil for Gaza held in run up to Christmas


Walking the West Bank

Welsh witnesses to Israel's occupation


Olive harvest in Palestine

From Wales to the West Bank


Internationals at Gaza fence

Seven arrested in attempt to break siege


Ahmad free!

On 13 January, the Israeli authorities released Palestinian prisoner Ahmad Zahran (42) from administrative detention – imprisonment without charge or trial.

Privilege and resistance

A view from New Profile, the movement for the demilitarisation of Israeli society


Bike ride for Palestinians banned

Tower Hamlets Council feared event would breach International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance definition of anti-semitism


Gaza march

Thousands of Palestinians demonstrated at the border fence between Gaza and Israel on 12 July, with 33 reportedly shot with live ammunition by Israeli soldiers.

Elbit protests

On 1 July, three activists from Manchester Palestine Action began a three-day rooftop occupation of a Israeli-owned arms factory, the five-storey-high Elbit Ferranti building in Oldham.