... Scottish Government strongly discourages trade with illegal settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.  “The exploitation of assets in illegal settlements by any company is likely to constitute “grave professional misconduct” for the purposes of procurement legislation.

Marion Woolfson Commemoration, Wed 1st October, Glasgow

Marion Woolfson 11.02.1923 to 29.09.2012

Marion Woolfson (11.02.1923 - 29.09.2012) RIP

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Marion Woolfson, Honorary President of Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign until her death two years ago today, was the author of several important books. Prophets in Babylon: Jews in the Arab World refuted the oft-asserted Zionist myth that the ancient… read more

Scottish Councils support call to boycott Israel

in Scottish Councils
To date four Scottish Councils have resolved to boycott Israeli goods, resist any form of political or economic support for the state of Israel, and endorse… read full post
Forced out of apartheid South Africa; can we force them out of Elbit Systems?

Barclays Bank

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The Palestinian civil society call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions demands action to persuade the investors in companies complicit in Israeli militarism… read full post
Scottish First Minister, Alex Salmond

Scottish Government & Israel/Palestine - a chronology

in Governments
“Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable”. George Orwell The Scottish Government’s positions on Israel/Palestine are in flux, responding to pressures from a furious public opinion as well as the realpolitik that led… read more
peace-in-palestine

Scotland and Palestine

The 5th of June marked what Palestinians call Al Naksa (the Setback), referring to the 1967 War when the Israeli forces demolished homes and… read full post

British Zionists concede horror of occupation, despair at Israel's pariah status

Take a lawyer's advice - visit the occupied territoriesBy David Middleburgh,Jewish Chronicle 24 January 2014 "...conviction rates are 99.7 per… read full post
Israel has killed more than 1,300 children in Gaza since 2000

Israeli drones killing Palestinian children

Save the children from Israel's deadly dronesby Brad Parker, Defence of Children InternationalAl Jazeera 27 November 2013 Mahmoud Khousa was 13 when… read full post
Palestinians of course. Israeli Jews would never be subjected to this

Why Israel is special, a special form of apartheid

Does Uri Avnery know so little about Israel? Jonathan Cook26 October 2013 I"'d love Avnery to point out the European state where, like Israel, 93 per… read full post
Prawer Plan: Ethnic Cleansing of the Naqab Bedouin

Ethnic Cleansing of the Naqab in 2013: Is the Wood Group powering the ‘Prawer Plan?

The 'Prawer Plan' The ‘Prawer Plan’ is the innocuous sounding name for the biggest project of ethnic cleansing carried out by Israel since 1967 and… read full post
SPSC Edinburgh members leaflet General Assembly delegates, 23 May 2013

Church of Scotland General Assembly slams Israeli apartheid and land theft - suggests BDS needed

The Inheritance of Abraham? A report on the 'promised land' is a ground-breaking report by the Church and Society Council that was overwhelmingly… read full post