Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign
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Let’s make Palestine an election issue: #PalestinePledges for #GE2020

The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign is asking our members and supporters to make justice for the Palestinian people an issue in the 2020 Irish General Election. We have produced a short handout with three important issues to raise with canvassers on the doorsteps, or to contact candidates about, and have initiated a campaign asking the candidates to take our three #PalestinePledges in support of the Palestinian people’s struggle for freedom, justice and equality. The handout contains questions and important information related to • Support for a ban on trade with Israel’s illegal colonial settlements in Palestine • Support for an end … Continue reading

[Dublin] Information Evening: Visiting & Volunteering in Palestine (IPSC)

Have you ever wanted to visit or volunteer in Palestine? Then come along to this information evening where you can hear from a range of former volunteers about the different ways you can get to Palestine and what you can do while you’re there! We’ll have short presentations from a range of speakers who have volunteered or visited with various organisations including the Ecumenical Accompaniers Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI), the Lajee Centre in Aida refugee camp, the International Solidarity Movement, the YMCA-Joint Advocacy Initiative Olive Tree Campaign and the Ireland-based West Bank Trips tour group. There will be … Continue reading

THANK YOU! You did it – we raised €10,000 and will be taking the EU to court over Israel’s illegal settlements

You. Have. Been. Amazing! Within 3 weeks we – the IPSC and our European Coalition partners in the ECCP – managed to collect over €10000 for legal proceedings at the European Court of Justice, where we’ll challenge European complicity with Israel’s illegal settlements. Thank you all so much for your generous support – and please keep an eye on our website and social media for further campaign and legal updates!

[Celbridge] Open IPSC Planning Meeting – Tuesday 21st January

Would you like to come along to the next Open Meeting of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign in Celbridge? The next meeting is on Tuesday 21st January 2019 at 7pm in the Lobby area of the Celbridge Manor Hotel, 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 northkildare@ipsc.ie for more details

[Dublin] Open IPSC Meeting – Thursday 30th January

Would you like to come along to the next Open Meeting of the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign in Dublin? The next meeting is on Thursday 30th January 2019 at 7pm. IPSC Office, FIRST FLOOR, 35 North Lotts, Dublin 1 (Map) – Press buzzer for access 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 … Continue reading

[Maynooth] Benefit Gig for Palestine

A benefit concert for Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) will be held on Friday, March 6th, in Brady’s pub, Maynooth. The event is being organised by an independent group of local residents in response to a growing health emergency in Gaza and is also supported by the Ireland-Palestinian Solidarity Campaign (IPSC). Doors will open at 7.30pm. Tickets are €10 adults; €5 unwaged available on the night. === A benefit concert for Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) will be held on Friday, March 6th, in Brady’s pub, Maynooth. The event is being organised by an independent group of local residents in … Continue reading

Palestine Podcast #35: Gideon Levy on ‘From the Two-State Solution to the One-State Solution’

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#35 – Gideon Levy on ‘From the Two-State Solution to the One-State Solution’ [2019-11-21] – (Download here) INFO: On Thursday 21st November 2019, acclaimed anti-Zionist Israeli journalist Gideon Levy spoke in Trinity College Dublin. The subject of this talk was the prospects and practicalities of the two-state and one-state models for ending colonialism and apartheid in the Palestine-Israel region. The talk also … Continue reading

Join one of our New Year’s Eve vigils for Palestine around Ireland

To commemorate the 11th 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 Tuesday 31st December at one of our nationwide annual New Year’s Eve vigil for the people of Palestine. NEW YEARS’ EVE Dublin, 2pm – 3pm, Ha’penny Bridge – Details Limerick, 2pm – 3pm, Bottom of Thomas Street – Details Sligo, 2pm – 3pm, Hyde Bridge – Details Waterford, 2pm – 3.30pm, Station Roundabout – Details Derry, 2pm – 2.30pm, … Continue reading

In response to US reversal on settlements, IPSC calls for Irish ban on settlement trade

The Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign condemned the Trump administration’s statement that the United States will no longer consider Israeli colonial settlements in Palestine to be illegal. The Palestinian rights advocacy organisation further called on the Irish government to move beyond mere condemnations and act to ban trade with the illegal settlements by supporting Frances Black’s Occupied Territories Bill. IPSC Chairperson, Ms. Fatin Al Tamimi, said “This statement has zero legal validity under international law, and flies in the face of the long-established view held by the UN Security Council, the UN General Assembly, the European Union, the Irish government and every … Continue reading

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