Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign
التضامن الإيرلندي الفلسطيني

[Dublin] Keffiyehs and Dabke for Palestinian Land Day – Commemoration


Join us this Thursday 30th March from 5pm to 6.30pm at the top of Grafton Street (St. Stephen’s Green end), Dublin 2 to commemorate Palestinian Land Day and celebrate Palestinian resistance to Israel’s ongoing land expropriation, colonisation, occupation and apartheid. We are asking people to wear Black & White Keffiyeh Scarves if they have them, and to come along to look at and take part in some traditional Palestinian Dabke dancing. On 30th March 1976 Israeli military forces shot and killed six young Palestinian citizens of Israel. These young men were among thousands protesting the Israeli government’s expropriation of Palestinian … Continue reading

[Dublin] Open IPSC Meeting – Thursday 6 April (IPSC)


Would you like to come along to the next Open Meeting of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign? The next meeting is on Thursday 6th April 2017 at 7.30pm Venue: IPSC Office, FIRST FLOOR, 18 Capel Street, Dublin 1 Map to office Come along to discuss Palestine and plan upcoming activities. We have stalls at festivals and city centres, organise demonstrations and speaking tours, film evenings, lobby politicians etc. All ages and nationalities are welcome. You don’t have to know a lot about Middle Eastern politics to get involved. Please call the office 01-8727798 or email for more details

Who Fears to Speak of ’48? Take action to support Cork academic conference under threat (again!)


Take action in support of historic ‘International Law & the State of Israel’ academic conference in Cork We would like to bring you news of an important conference entitled ‘International Law & the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Exceptionalism and Responsibility‘ set to take place in Cork between 31st March and 2nd April. We are asking for your support to ensure that this Conference will actually take place, as it is coming under severe pressure from those who would prefer that no critical academic discussion on the nature of the Israeli state, its foundation, its legacy, and its violations of international … Continue reading

IPSC position on Irish government recognition of a Palestinian state


Introductory note: The following statement, issued on 20th February 2017, outlines the position of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign towards the reported upcoming motion in Dáil Eireann concerning Irish recognition of a Palestinian state. The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) fully supports the right of the Palestinian people to self-determination as guaranteed by UN General Assembly Resolution 3236. This right is the foremost and most fundamental human right of the Palestinian people and it is the basis of the Palestinian national liberation movement. It is an inalienable right of all Palestinians – those in the Occupied Territories, Palestinian citizens of Israel and … 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!


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

Conference: International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Exceptionalism and Responsibility


When: Friday March 31st, – Saturday April 1st, – Sunday April 2nd. Where: Various venues, Cork City How do I register:  Register here Note: Registration is mandatory How much does it cost: Standard registration: €110 / Student registration (with valid student ID card): €45 Where is the Programme: Click here to read it. For more information: See the conference website or Like the Facebook Page This conference will be the first of its kind and constitutes a ground-breaking historical event on the road towards justice and enduring peace in historic Palestine. It is unique because, while most attention today is … Continue reading

Israeli Apartheid Week 2017 – Event Guide (4 – 11 March)


Celebrating 13 years! Israeli Apartheid Week is an annual international series of events (including rallies, lectures, performances, films, multimedia displays and protest actions) held in cities and campuses across the globe. Each year, Israeli Apartheid Week takes place across more than 150 universities and cities. It aims to raise awareness about Israel’s ongoing settler-colonial project and apartheid policies over the Palestinian people. IAW aims to raise awareness about Israel’s apartheid policies towards the Palestinians and to build support for the growing campaign of Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel. Please join us in making the the 13th Israeli Apartheid … Continue reading

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


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 (


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 or visit

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

Lamis and Bassema

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

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