Since the beginning of 2023, three deadly raids have been carried out by the Israeli military in the West Bank cities of Jenin, Jericho and Nablus. These preceded the pogrom in Huwara and its neighboring villages. At the time of writing, 84 Palestinians have been killed by either Israeli occupation forces or illegal colonial settlers; an average of one person killed every day of 2023, 15 of them were children. This goes hand in hand with an increase in expulsions, house demolitions and a settlement expansion. Click here to send a message to Micheál Martin now! There must be a political … Continue reading →
Posted March 16, 2023 in Action Item, Human Rights, International Law, Irish Government, Press releases.
On Thursday 30th March between 5.30pm and 6.30pm please join the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign at Dublin’s Spire to mark the 47th Anniversary of Palestinian Land Day by calling for an end to Israel’s brutal onslaught on the people of Palestine. PLEASE JOIN, SHARE AND INVITE YOUR FRIENDS ON FACEBOOK, THANKS! Israeli occupation forces are killing, wounding and imprisoning Palestinians on a daily basis – at least 88 people have already been killed this year, including 16 children. Apartheid Israel is building yet more illegal colonial settlements in Palestine. Flying Palestinian flags has even been outlawed. Yet the international community, the … Continue reading →
On Thursday 6th April there will be a fundraiser pub quiz in aid of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign. It will start at 8pm in Cleary’s Pub, Amiens Street, Dublin 1. Cost of entry is €10 per person, with teams of 4 maximum. Great prizes and raffle on the night. PLEASE JOIN, SHARE & INVITE YOUR FRIENDS ON FACEBOOK, THANKS! Please come along (and bring your friends!) for a night of craic and a friendly battle of wits – and to support the work of the IPSC in our struggle for justice for the Palestinian people. We have no big backers … Continue reading →
For Palestinian #LandDay 2023, the North West Branch of the Ireland’s Palestine Solidarity Campaign invites you to a special premiere screening of the award-winning new documentary film Fadia’s Tree, directed by Sarah Beddington. “A poetic meditation on exile and return.” – Selma Dabbagh, Electronic Intifada Date: Thursday 30th March 2023 @ 7pm Location: Donegal Intercultural Platform, 18 Academy Court, Oliver Plunkett Road, Letterkenny Details: 80min, English & Arabic with English Subtitles Entry: Free! (Donations welcome) ABOUT THE FILM While millions of birds migrate freely in the skies, a Palestinian refugee in Lebanon, yearns for the ancestral homeland she is denied. … Continue reading →
For Palestinian #LandDay 2023, the Meath Branch of the Ireland’s Palestine Solidarity Campaign invites you to a special premiere screening of the award-winning new documentary film Fadia’s Tree, directed by Sarah Beddington. “A poetic meditation on exile and return.” – Selma Dabbagh, Electronic Intifada Date: Thursday 30th March 2023 @ 6pm Location: Cultúr Migrants Centre, Ground Floor, St. Anne’s Resource Centre, Railway Street, Navan Details: 80min, English & Arabic with English Subtitles Entry: Free! (Donations welcome) ABOUT THE FILM While millions of birds migrate freely in the skies, a Palestinian refugee in Lebanon, yearns for the ancestral homeland she is … Continue reading →
As part of #IsraeliApartheidWeek 2023 and to mark International Women’s Day, the Ireland’s Palestine Solidarity Campaign invites you to a special premiere screening tour of the award-winning new documentary film Fadia’s Tree, directed by Sarah Beddington. “A poetic meditation on exile and return.” – Selma Dabbagh, Electronic Intifada Screenings of Fadia’s Tree are taking place in the following locations: Sat 4 March, Omagh: 7.30pm @ Omagh Community House Sun 5 March, Dublin: 4.30pm @ The Pearse Centre (as part of a one-day Palestine film festival) Sun 5 March, Waterford: 6.30pm @ St. Patrick’s Gateway Centre Tue 7 March, Armagh: 8.00pm @ Aonach Mhach … Continue reading →
Posted February 24, 2023 in Film, Film Premiere, Film Screening, Film Tour, Human Rights, Israeli Apartheid Week, National Rights, Palestinian Cinema, Palestinian Culture, Political Rights, Press releases, Refugees, Right of Return.
Phew, what a week we just had! Tuesday 29th November was International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People, and this past week saw the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign organise events the length and breadth of the country, from Waterford to Sligo, Limerick to Belfast, Newbridge to Navan, and Dublin to Derry. In Dublin, on November 30th, to mark 21 years of the IPSC, there was a standing-room only Palestinian Cultural Evening featuring world renowned oud player Saied Silbak, alongside readings from Sen. Frances Black, broadcaster Mike Murphy and actress Neili Conroy, and contributions from the current and former Chairs of the … Continue reading →
Posted December 3, 2022 in Apartheid, Event, Event Report, Film Screening, Human Rights, International Law, Irish Government, National Rights, Palestinian Culture, Poetry, Political Rights, Press releases, Prisoners, Protest, Public Meeting, Refugees, Report, Right of Return, Sanctions.
As Apartheid Israel intensifies its assault on Palestinian civil society, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity sends our solidarity to our sisters and brothers in the Palestinian NGOs under attack. We have continued our efforts to push the Irish government to move from words of condemnation into taking concrete action. Below you will find a copy of our latest letter to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney. TO: Minister for Foreign Affairs, Simon Coveney CC: An Taoiseach, Micheál Martin Opposition Spokespeople for Foreign Affairs and Defence, Members of the Cross Party Oireachtas Friends of Palestine group, Interested TDs, Senators and MEPs Dear … Continue reading →
Posted September 2, 2022 in Addameer, Al-HAq, Apartheid, Defence for Children International, Free Speech, Human Rights, Impunity, International Law, Political Rights, Press releases, Sanctions.
Nine EU countries, including Ireland, issued a joint statement on Tuesday saying they will continue working with six Palestinian NGOs that Israel branded “terrorist organisations” last year, because Israel has failed to provide evidence to prove its claims. The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign today welcomed the news. The nine countries are Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Holland, Spain and Sweden. The six Palestinian NGOs in question are Addameer, Al-Haq, the Bisan Center for Research & Development, Defense for Children International-Palestine, the Union of Palestinian Women’s Committees and the Union of Agricultural Work Committees. The joint statement from the nine Foreign … Continue reading →
Posted July 13, 2022 in Addameer, Al-HAq, Apartheid, Defence for Children International, EU, Human Rights, Impunity, International Law, Irish Government, Press releases.
Speaking about the launch of the new global Musicians for Palestine initiative launched today, Chairperson of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Aisling Micklethwaite, said: “We in the Ireland Palestine-Solidarity Campaign welcome the global expression of solidarity with the Palestinian people as expressed by Musicians for Palestine. The appeal by hundreds of musicians globally to stand with the Palestinian human rights and to refuse to collaborate with cultural institutions linked to the Israeli state is an important step in the fight against apartheid and oppression. Here in Ireland, more than 1,400 musicians, artists and cultural workers have already taken a principled stand … Continue reading →
Posted September 27, 2022 in Cultural Boycott, Human Rights, Palestinian Culture, Press releases.
As Israel’s murderous new government continues its attacks on the Palestinian people, in Ireland we are getting ready to host Israeli Apartheid Week this March. Below you will see some of the great events taking place over the month. Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) is a tool for mobilizing grassroots support on the global level for the Palestinian struggle for justice. IAW provides an opportunity to network and strengthen the links between the Palestinian liberation struggle and other struggles against racism, oppression, and discrimination. In 2023, as in every year since 2005, we will once again join our voices to denounce … Continue reading →
Posted February 27, 2023 in Apartheid, Israeli Apartheid Week, Press releases, Uncategorized.
To commemorate the 14th anniversary of the Israeli ‘Operation Cast Lead’ attack on Gaza, and to highlight Israeli’s ongoing brutality coupled with the cruel and illegal siege of Gaza, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign (IPSC) is calling on people to gather on Saturday 31st December to attend one of our nationwide vigils for the people of Palestine, especially those in besieged in Gaza. Armagh, 12pm, Market Square – Details here Dublin, 2pm, Ha’penny Bridge – Details here Derry, 2pm, Peace Bridge – Details here Limerick, 2pm, Thomas Street – Details here Waterford, 2pm, Station Roundabout – Details here Galway, 2pm, Spanish … Continue reading →
Posted December 19, 2022 in Event, Human Rights, Press releases, War Crimes.
Also as part part of #IsraeliApartheidWeek 2023, some of our branches will hold Boycott Israeli Goods actions on Saturday 4th March, asking shoppers not to buy Israeli products on sale in Irish stores. The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign aims to apply economic pressure through people power, on the Israeli state to compel it to comply with international law and end the apartheid regime it imposes upon the Palestinian people. Actions are taking place in the following locations: Sat 4 March, Celbridge: 11.00am @ Castletown Gates Sat 4 March, Ennis: 11.30am @ Frances Street Sat 4 March, Dublin: 12.30am @ … Continue reading →
Posted February 24, 2023 in Apartheid, BDS, Boycott, Human Rights, Israeli Apartheid Week, Press releases.
29th November will mark UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People – and there are a number of events organised on and around the day to celebrate ongoing Palestinian resistance to Israeli apartheid, occupation and settler-colonialism. On 30th November, Dublin will see a gala event, that will also mark the IPSC’s 21st anniversary, with special guest Saied Silbak. Saied is an internationally renowned Palestinian oud player and composer who will take us on a musical journey through Palestine’s rich music of joy and resistance. There will also be food, poetry, words and an exhibition of Palestinian art and … Continue reading →
Posted November 28, 2022 in Event, Press releases.
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