Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign
التضامن الإيرلندي الفلسطيني

[Dublin] Palestine: The Case For BDS (TCD Metafizz & Trinity PBP)

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Trinity People Before Profit and the Metafizz will be holding a discussion on Israel, Palestine, and the Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions Movement on Monday. Our speakers will be Dr. Iain Atack (of the School of Ecumenics) and Dr. David Landy (of the School of Sociology). Palestine Action Week (Feb 20th-24th) is dedicated to promoting BDS on Trinity’s campus. There will be events every night this week, culminating in the presentation of the BDS petition to the Provost on Friday. Organised by Trinity People Before Profit and the Metafizz

[Dublin] Spoken Word: Cave x BDS for Justice in Palestine (Cave & SJP TCD)

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Real talk Cave is back, this time with a little help from our friends over at Students for Justice in Palestine who are running a week of events to raise awareness about the Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions movement and the petition they are currently circulating. For those of you who don’t know the deal, the deal is to bring the stuff you make and read it, or to come without the stuff you make and just listen. So come through, read, listen, talk shit, listen. We’ll be in the Boar’s Head, just down the street from our usual digs. Hope to … Continue reading

[Dublin] Protest Israeli Ambassador appearance in TCD (SJP TCD)

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A peaceful protest against the Society For International Affairs’ (SOFIA) hosting of an event with Israeli Ambassador Ze’ev Boker in Trinity College Dublin has been called by Students for Justice in Palestine on Monday 20th February. The protest will be from 6.15pmp to 7pm.  PLEASE JOIN & SHARE THE EVENT ON FACEBOOK As is clear from the event description, the terms, security and topic of SOFIA in Conversation: The Israeli Ambassador, H.E. Ze’ev Boker have been dictated by the Israeli Embassy – indeed, all attendees will be subject to security checks by agents of the Israeli state. In itself, this … Continue reading

Over 250 European organisations issue a statement marking 100 years of continued injustice towards the Palestinian people: Justice for Palestine now! End European complicity!

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Over 250 European – including 22 Irish – organisations, faith groups, political parties and trade unions today issued a statement demanding justice and accountability from the EU and European states, as 2017 marks: 100 years since the Balfour Declaration, in which the British government unilaterally promised the establishment of a Jewish national home in Palestine 70 years since the 1947 UN Partition Plan, in which Jewish settlers were granted 55% of Palestine while owning a mere 6% of the land, in breach of the Palestinian right to self-determination, triggering in the 1947-9 Nakba – the expulsion of over 750,000 indigenous … Continue reading

Speaking Tour: Malaka Mohammed – Palestinian Student & BDS Activist (8 – 14 Feb)

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TCD Students for Justice in Palestine, United Against Racism, Academics for Palestine, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign and others are proud to host an Irish speaking tour featuring Palestinian student and BDS activist Malaka Mohammed between Wednesday 8th and Tuesday 14th February 2017 in Dublin (TCD & UCD), Maynooth (NUI), Sligo and Belfast (QUB). While most of the talks will take place on university campuses, they are open to all interested people. About the speaker: From Gaza, Malaka Mohammed is a Palestinian PhD candidate at Exeter University, Former National Union of Student Executive Committee member and a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions … Continue reading

[Palestine] 2017 trip to the West Bank (WestBankTrip.com)

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Are you interesting in visiting the West Bank?  Would you like to see for yourself the situation in the West Bank?  Would you like to meet with Palestinian and Israeli individuals, groups and organisations who are working for peace and justice in the region? An 8 day trip to the West Bank will take place from the 8th – 16th September 2017. Staying in Bethlehem, we will visit Jerusalem, Nablus, Hebron and Ramallah. For further information, please contact Elaine at westbanktrip@eircom.net or visit www.westbanktrips.com

[Waterford] Fairtrade talk with Palestinian speakers Bassema Barahemeh & Lamis Zamzam (WONC)

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The Waterford One World Centre is holding a special evening to celebrate Fairtrade Fortnight on Sunday, 5 March, 7:00 p.m. at the St. Patrick’s Gateway Centre, Patrick St., in Waterford City.  Fairtrade Fortnight is held each year to raise awareness about the importance of Fairtrade and the impact that it continues to have on the lives of people around the world. We are very honoured this year to have a diverse range of speakers and would like to welcome Ms. Bassema Barahemeh, who is an olive farmer and representative from the Palestine Fairtrade Association. Also joining us from Palestine, and … Continue reading

ECCP letter to the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the EU Member States ahead of the Foreign Affairs Council meeting

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Below is a letter sent by the European (ECCP) – of which the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) is a member – to the Minsters of Foreign Affairs of the EU Member States ahead of the Foreign Affairs Council meeting 16th. == To the attention of Ministers of Foreign Affairs of EU Member States Brussels, 13 January 2017 Concerning: Significant measures expected from the next Foreign Affairs Council Meeting regarding Israeli disregard for international and humanitarian law Dear Ministers of Foreign Affairs of EU Member States, We are writing in advance of the forthcoming Foreign Affairs Council meeting of January 16th. … Continue reading

Derry IPSC statement regarding the ‘Nothing But Longing’ exhibition in Derry’s Void Gallery

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The VOID Gallery’s exhibition ‘Nothing But Longing’ opening Saturday 14th January 2017, curated by Sagit Mezamer showcases the art of Israeli artists who participated in a year long residency in Cushendall organised by Bill Drummond. This project was not supported by funding from the State of Israel and all the artists in the exhibition condemn the occupation of Palestine by Israel. The global Boycott Divestment Sanctions (BDS) movement is growing and the motion by the Derry City and Strabane District Council to support BDS, has added Derry and Strabane to the growing list of municipalities internationally who are taking a … Continue reading

In Pictures: New Year’s Eve Vigils for Palestine in Dublin and Sligo

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On New Year’s Eve, members and supporters of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign in both Dublin and Sligo took to the streets to see out 2016 with displays of solidarity with the people of Palestine who face into another year of oppression, occupation, colonisation and injustice at the hands of the apartheid Israeli state. The gatherings were to mark the eighth anniversary of the 2008/09 massacre called ‘Operation Cast Lead’, when Israeli occupation forces attacked Gaza for 23 days killing over 1,400 Palestinians, including more than 300 children. In Dublin over a hundred people gathered on the city’s iconic Ha’penny Bridge, … Continue reading

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