The BBC have messed up again. They have rightly come under fire for censoring the word “Palestine” in a performance by rapper Mic Righteous on Charlie Sloth’s BBC 1Xtra hip hop show. On the 21st of May, people from all over Britain will demand that the BBC air the word “Palestine”. We will not stand for this censorship. We will email, text and phone every contact for every show and we will get Palestine on air.
A motion is being proposed at the forthcoming EUSA GM to boycott Israeli goods in EUSA shops and supply chains. This is part of the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement which has its foundations firmly in international law.
The recent leak of the Palestine papers has made clear just how non-existant any peace process is. In this stalemate, as Israel continues the military occupation of Palestinian territory, expropriate land, enforce a brutal siege on Gaza, and lock up political leaders, what direction should the movement for a just peace take? Come along and hear three Edinburgh University students present the case for Boycotting Apartheid Israel.
A lecture yesterday afternoon by Ron Prosor, Israel’s Ambassador to the UK, at Edinburgh University, was met with protests from within and outside the venue.
An article with pictures on the SPSC website about the SJP protest during Ishmael Khaldi’s talk on the 2nd of February 2011.
An article about the student protest during Ishmael Khaldi’s talk on the Indymedia website.
An article in French about SJP action during Ishmael Khaldi’s talk at the University of Edinburgh on the 2nd of February.
EDINBURGH University security officers had to be brought in last night after 50 protesters claimed to have shut down a lecture by the Israeli foreign minister’s special advisor.
Mike Prysner, US Army veteran and founding member of March Forward, will speak at Edinburgh University on Wednesday as part of a UK wide speaking tour.
Edinburgh University Politics Society have invited Ron Prosor, Israel’s ambassador to the UK, to speak at Edinburgh University campus this semester. Students for Justice in Palestine believe that by welcoming a mouthpiece of Israeli apartheid and ethnic cleansing to our University campus, the Politics Society make themselves complicit in the whitewashing of the suffering of the Palestinian people.