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Lajee cultural centre in Edinburgh

Over 150 people attended the Lajee Centre performance in Edinburgh on the 15th of July on their scottish tour. Lajee, meaning refugee in Arabic, is a creative cultural space for the children of Aida camp in Bethlehem; a training ground for IDF soldiers that is home to 3150 refugees (UNRWA).The centre's tour brings 35 talented young people from the camp to Scotland and Ireland, showcasing… Read full article
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Zionist censorship & mobilisation for Edinburgh Fringe

The pro-Israel gang are working across the UK to support their one-day effort during the Edinburgh Fringe to openly promote the apartheid State of Israel as a beacon of tolerance. They are also trying to persuade Edinburgh City Council to cancel the booking for the conference on Settler Colonialism in Palestine on August 13th in Edinburgh. Mick Napier24 July 2016 CENSORSHIPStanley Grossman of… Read full article

Is it Anti-Semitic to Criticize and Boycott Israel?

"...nowadays legislatures in Europe and North America condemn and occasionally outlaw peaceful boycott of Israel (BDS) as anti-Semitic. In doing so they explicitly link Jews of their countries to Israel and its actions. This constitutes a serious danger, not only for the Jews, but also for basic freedoms underpinning the liberal principles of Western democracies." Our elected representatives need… Read full article
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SPSC letter to Edinburgh Fringe, 2016

To: Shona McCarthy, Chief Executive, Edinburgh Festival Fringe18th July 2016 Dear Ms McCarthy International Shalom Festival Gala Concert, Central Hall, 17 August 2016 I write to you to ask that you remove the above event from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme since it is nothing more than an explicit attempt to whitewash the crimes of a state, in this case the state of Israel. Edinburgh… Read full article
World Council of Churches

World Council of Churches slams Israeli injustice in Palestine

WCC calls for member churches to recognize the danger of using scripture to in any way justify occupation Jimmy Powdrell CampbellEdinburgh7th July 2016 Representing over half a billion Christians around the world, when the World Council of Churches (WCC) agrees a statement recognizing that “so long as underlying injustice persists there can be neither peace nor security for either Israelis or… Read full article