Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign
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In Pictures: Solidarity with Ahed Tamimi and All Palestinian Child Prisoners

The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign, in association with Students for Justice in Palestine and United Against Racism organised a solidarity vigil to protest the imprisonment of Ahed Tamimi and all Palestinian child prisoners outside the gates of the Dail (Irish Parliament) at lunchtime on Thursday 25th January 2018. The protest was well attended with many members of the Irish parliament attending including TDs Dessie Ellis, Maureen O’Sullivan, Pat Buckley, Richard Boyd Barret, Gino Kenny, Paul Murphy, Aengus Ó Snodaigh, Maurice Quinlivan, John Brady and Joan Collins, and Senators David Norris, Padraig MacLochlainn, Alice Mary Higgins, Niall Ó Donnghaile and Grace O’Sullivan. … Continue reading

In Pictures: Nakba 68 Protest in Dublin

On Saturday 14th May 2016 the IPSC held a march and ‘Moving Gallery’ to commemorate the Palestinian Nakba. Gathering at St. Stephen’s Green a large crowd marched down Grafton Street, around College Green over O’Connell Bridge and ended near the Jim Larkin statue outside the GPO on O’Connell Street. Protestors carried large photographs from Al Nakba, Palestinian and black mourning flags, and a giant key symbolising the Palestinian right of return to their homeland denied them by the State of Israel for 68 years. You can read the leaflet we handed out by clicking here (PDF). The event commemorated what … Continue reading

Nakba Week: Lubnah Shomali of BADIL speaking tour on Palestinian refugees (9 – 14 May)

To mark Nakba Day 2016 the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign is honoured to present a speaking tour featuring Lubna Shomali from BADIL, Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights. She will tour Ireland from Monday 9th to Saturday 14th May. Mon 9: CORK – 7pm, Quay Co-op, 24 Sullivan’s Quay Tue 10: LIMERICK – 7pm, Pery’s Hotel, Glentworth Street Wed 11: DUBLIN – 6.15pm, Academy Plaza Hotel, 10-14 Findlater Place Fri 13: DERRY – 7pm, UNISON Building, Clarendon Street Sat 14: DUBLIN – Nakba Day March & Moving Gallery Her talk will be a first-hand account of the key issues … Continue reading

Inquiry finds Israel guilty of targetting UN shelters and schools in Gaza – Take action to end the arms trade with Israel now

A secret inquiry by the United Nations, parts of which have been leaked to the public, says that Israel was “responsible for striking seven United Nations sites used as civilian shelters” during its assault on Gaza last summer. The report highlights once again the absolute necessity of imposing an arms embargo on Israel, thereby ending the Irish arms trade with this rogue state. Parts of the report, leaked to the Guardian newspaper, state that: * Israel was responsible for striking seven United Nations sites used as civilian shelters during the 2014 Gaza war in which 44 Palestinians died and 227 … Continue reading

Video & Images: IPSC protest in solidarity with Palestinians under threat in Yarmouk refugee camp

On the evening of Thursday April 9th 2015 a large number of members and supporters of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign held a protest in solidarity with Palestinians being attacked in Yarmouk refugee camp in Syria, which had been overrun by ISIS fighters. It took place outside the GPO on O’Connell Street in Dublin. The protest condemned in the strongest possible terms the barbaric and coldblooded takeover of the Yarmouk Palestinian refugee camp in Syrian capital Damascus by extremist Islamist militants ISIS, reportedly backed by the Al-Qaeda aligned al-Nusra Front. 100 people had been killed – with reports of an unspecified … Continue reading

7 things you may have missed this week in Palestine

Irish media continues to frequently ignore important stories emerging from Palestine-Israel, stories that are vital to context setting and framing during those times when the issue actually does hit international headlines. By ignoring such stories, which expose the true nature of Palestinian life under military occupation and apartheid, the media can only be considered to be complicit via their silence. Therefore the IPSC continues with our new weekly round up of the most important stories that you may have missed if your only source of information is the Irish mainstream media. #1. A Palestinian fisherman was shot dead by the … Continue reading

The Palestine Podcast #9: Dr. Yaser Alashqar – Eyewitness to destruction and resistance in Gaza after the 2014 Israeli attack

The Palestine Podcast showcases a selection of lectures, talks and interviews featuring leading experts and social justice activists active on the Palestine-Israel issue. Brought to you by the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign. Click here to view all podcasts. ===== PP#9 – Dr. Yaser Alashqar – Eyewitness to destruction and resistance in Gaza after the 2014 Israeli attack [2014-10-29] – (Download here) INFO: Dr. Yaser Alashqar, a Palestianian academic living in Ireland, gave an insightful, important and at times infuriating, eyewitness account of the destruction, and resistance, he observed when he travelled back to his native Gaza just days after Israel’s 2014 … Continue reading

European Parliament Working Group refused entry to Gaza by Israel

The Chairperson of the European Parliament’s Delegation to the Palestinian Legislative Council (DPLC), Irish MEP Emer Costello (Labour, S&D), has said that she is both astounded and dismayed at the decision of the Israeli authorities to refuse an official visit of the Delegation to Gaza. The visit, which was scheduled to take place between 27th and 30th October 2013, had the full support of Martin Schulz, President of the European Parliament. “Despite interventions by the President Schulz and other distinguished parliamentarians, the Israeli authorities are preventing elected members of an official delegation from paying a humanitarian visit to this ravaged … Continue reading