Fight for the life of Mahmoud Sarsak (Mon 11 June)

After our first solidarity demonstration on Tuesday 5 June, another event has been organised for tomorrow: Date: Monday 11 June Location:  Outside the Department of Media, Culture and Sport (just behind Trafalgar Square) @ 2-4 Cockspur Street London SW1Y 5DH. Time: 2pm at Palestine Place, 3pm at the Department of Media, Culture and Sport Bring footballs, football … Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: Palestine Place to join coalition of protesters opposing notorious security giant G4S tomorrow

Immediate Release 06.06.2012 TOMORROW: Palestine Place to join coalition of protesters opposing notorious security giant G4S Where: London Stock Exchange, Paternoster Square, London EC4M 7LS When: 12.30PM onwards Contact: Zaneta on 07927 189671 or Hilary 07756 977167 or phone 07448 613383 This Thursday (June 7) a coalition of protestors will demonstrate against the private security … Continue reading

Da Poet at Palestine Place

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Mahmoud Sarsak demo in pictures

Wednesday June 6th at Palestine Place

Tuesday at Palestine Place there was a very productive planning meeting for the G4S AGM protest, a film screening and a very moving talk from former Israeli soldier Sebastian Rodriguez, now a BDS activist and Anarchists Against the Wall member. The football action for Mahmoud Sarsak was also very successful with a Palestinian journalist  from Gaza who came … Continue reading

LET SARSAK LIVE

#letsarsaklive We are just about to set off to play football around London and flyer to raise awareness about Mahmoud Sarsak. A Palestinian footballer who has been detained without charge for 3 years and is now on his 80th day of hunger strike. WHAT YOU CAN DO: Contact the Football Association and ask them to … Continue reading

Press Release: ‘Let Sarsak Live’ football protest in London today

Immediate Release 5 June 2012 TODAY: Londoners to stage football protest for Palestinian political prisoner on hunger strike Contact: Zaneta 07927 189671 or Hilary 07756 977167 or general phone 07448 613383 Email: palestineplace@riseup.net Photos /footage: available this afternoon on request. When: Today Tuesday June 5 from 12 NOON till 4PM Where: Starting at Palestine Place … Continue reading

Events today Tuesday 05th June

We had another great day filled activities: media workshop, film screening, filming and discussions over shared dinner. Palestine Place is growing and beginning to feel like home to more and more people. Events planned for tomorrow, Tuesday 5th June, are: 4pm Introduction to Israeli Apartheid and BDS workshop  This introductory workshop will be run daily and … Continue reading

PRESS RELEASE: Palestinian hunger striker Khader Adnan tells British people: ‘Go out into the streets and protest’

Immediate Release 4 June 2012 WORLD FAMOUS PALESTINIAN HUNGER STRIKER KHADER ADNAN TELLS BRITISH PEOPLE: “GO OUT INTO THE STREETS AND PROTEST” Contact: Zaneta 07927189671 or Hilary 07756 977167 Email: palestineplace@riseup.net Photos: available on request. Speaking to a Western audience for the first time since his release in April from Israel’s notorious Ramle prison – … Continue reading

Events Schedule

Find out about hosting an event here. Tuesday June 5th  1pm Shared lunch  4pm Introduction to Israeli Apartheid and BDS workshop  This introductory workshop will be run daily and is designed to give people some basic facts about Israeli apartheid and the Palestinian campaign for boycotts, divestment and sanctions (BDS) against Israel. 5pm Action planning workshop ahead of G4S … Continue reading

Another incredible day of events, planning and discussion

Today at Palestine Place we’ve had around 150 people come down to another brilliant day of workshops, discussions and action planning. We’ve had two amazing live video link ups with Stop the Wall and Khader Adnan (video and transcripts to come!), a workshop about SmashEDO, and an introductory session on Israeli apartheid and BDS. As … Continue reading

More than 120 people visit first day of Palestine Place!

What a great first day!  We hosted workshops on BDS, Twinning with Palestine and the Palestinian youth movement. We ate lovely food, decorated our space and made decisions about how to use the space in the next few days.  And we’ve got a great day lined up tomorrow too: Sunday June 3rd 1pm Video link up … Continue reading