Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign
التضامن الإيرلندي الفلسطيني

Speaking Tour

RIYA HASSAN TOUR: 10 years of the Palestinian BDS Movement – A decade of global resistance to Israeli Apartheid

The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign is excited and honoured to host a speaking tour featuring Riya Hassan, the European coordinator of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee in Palestine. The tour marks ten years since the BDS call was issued from Palestine by a huge coalition of civil society, trade union, faith and political organisations.

Solidarity is Strength! A report from Israeli Apartheid Week 2015 in Ireland

Between 7th and 14th March 2015 the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign was proud to be a part of the 11th Israeli Apartheid Week, an annual international series of events including rallies, lectures, performances, films, multimedia displays and protest actions held in cities and campuses across the globe. This year saw over 200 cities taking part in 30 countries on all five continents. The aim of Israeli apartheid week is to raise awareness about Israel’s apartheid policies towards the Palestinians and to build support for the growing Palestinian-led campaign of Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel. Pulling off Israeli Apartheid Week … Continue reading

Gaza and Israeli Fascism: The Mizrahi Predicament – A speaking tour with Prof. Smadar Lavie

The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign has organised a speaking tour with Prof. Smadar Lavie, an Israeli anthropologist and social justice activist. The topic of the tour is ‘Gaza and Israeli Fascism: The Mizrahi Predicament’, looking at how intra-Jewish racism in Israel influences policies and attitudes toward Palestinians. Tour dates: SAT 30th Aug – Cork: 4pm, Beckett Room, Metropole Hotel, Cork MON 8th Sept – Limerick: 8pm, Pery’s Hotel, Glentworth Street TUE 9th Sept – Ennis: 7.30pm, Temple Gate Hotel, The Square CANCELLED due to unavoidable circumstances FRI 12th Sept – Armagh: 8pm, Sherrysfield Community Complex, Cathedral Road SAT 13th Sept – … Continue reading

Report: Israeli Apartheid Week 2014

Between 1st and 8th March, Ireland took part in the 10th annual Israeli Apartheid Week with a series of events including meetings and protests organised by the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC). On Saturday 1st March, the Dublin IPSC branch of the kicked off  IAW with a Boycott Israeli Goods day of action. We visited four city centre supermarkets, making consumers aware of their presence, the connection between these products and the occupation of Palestine and asking people to boycott them. We also handed in letters of protest to the management of each store, asking them to cease sticking Israeli goods. … Continue reading

Speaking Tour: Eva Bartlett, Human Rights Activist, talks on Gaza

Eva is a Canadian activist and freelance journalist. Since November 2008 she has spent cumulatively 3 years in Gaza, volunteering with the International Solidarity Movement and documenting the various facets of life under siege. Recently, Gaza has entered one of the worst (Israeli siege-manufactured) humanitarian crises on earth. Dates, Times & Venues KINSALE – Thu, 27 March 2014, 8pm, The Friary Centre, Kinsale, Co. Cork CORK – Fri, 28 March 2014, 12pm, W6, West Wing, UCC, Cork GALWAY – Fri, 28 March 2014, 8pm, The Imperial Hotel, Galway DUBLIN – Sat, 29 March 2014, 19:30 The Pearse Centre (Ireland Institute), … Continue reading

Israeli academic to speak in Dublin and Cork in support of academic boycott of Israel

Professor Haim Bresheeth, a renowned Israeli-born academic and documentary film-maker, will be speaking in colleges in Dublin and Cork next week in support of the Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) and its conference resolution supporting an academic boycott of Israel. At its Annual Congress on Thursday 4th April 2013, the Teachers’ Union of Ireland (TUI) became the first academic union in Europe to endorse the Palestinian call for an academic boycott of Israel. The motion, which refers to Israel as an “apartheid state”, requests “all members to cease all cultural and academic collaboration with Israel”. The TUI’s vote has prompted … Continue reading

Miko Peled, Israeli general’s son, backs TUI Israel boycott call

An Israeli writer whose father was a leading general in the 1967 war has warmly welcomed the Teachers Union of Ireland (TUI) support for an academic boycott of Israeli institutions. “It’s a particularly good time to be visiting Ireland,” Miko Peled said in Dublin tonight. “One of your teachers’ unions has just achieved a historic breakthrough for the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement. “I welcome the TUI’s support for the academic boycott of Israel – the first such support from a European academic union. I hope it’s followed by others, and by action.” This evening, Peled, whose 13-year-old niece was … Continue reading

Video: Haneen Zoabi talk in Dublin: ‘Israel: Democracy, Racism & Apartheid – An Insider’s View’

This talk delivered by Palestinian member of the Israeli Parliament Haneen Zoabi MK was part of a tour organised by the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign, and took place on August 7th 2012 in Wynn’s Hotel to a standing room only audience of over 160 people. This was a rare opportunity to find out directly from a public representative in the Israeli parliament how the self proclaimed “only democracy in the Middle East” truly functions. It was an informative and eye-opening experience, and will afforded those in attendance the opportunity to learn about issues relating to both the Israeli occupation of Palestine … Continue reading

Speaking Tour: Israel: Democracy, Racism & Apartheid – An Insider’s View with Haneen Zoabi MK

The Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) is proud to host a speaking tour featuring Haneen Zoabi MK, a Palestinian member of the Israeli Parliament from Tuesday 7th to Friday 10th August in Dublin, Derry, Belfast and Cork. This is a rare opportunity to find out directly from a public representative in the Israeli parliament how the self proclaimed “only democracy in the Middle East” truly functions. It promises to be an informative and eye-opening experience, and will afford those in attendance the opportunity to learn about issues relating to both the Israeli occupation of Palestine and the continuing erosion of … Continue reading

Newer posts →