Category Archives: Blockade

Joint Fast and Vigil with Scottish Islamic Foundation

On a very cold December evening in Glasgow over 70 people gathered to mark the 1st anniversary of Israel’s Operation Cast Lead – the 22 day assault on Gaza which resulted in the deaths of over 1400 Palestinians, thousand of … Continue reading

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Action on Gaza blockade

Here’s some armchair activism for you, in protest of the Gaza blockade. For everyone: sign a petition urging an end to the blockade and a free flow of supplies: To the United Nations, the European Union, the Quartet, the Arab … Continue reading

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US and Israel to boycott UN meet on Gaza blockade, while Gazans rush to Egypt

Border crossings into the Gaza Strip have been closed for a week, stopping shipments of all imports except “emergency supplies”, resulting in shortages of fuel, food, and medicines. A section of the fence at the Rafah crossing was toppled early … Continue reading

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British Jews on Gaza

Jews for Justice for Palestinians published a full-page advert in the Times on Thursday, in a statement titled “What is Israel doing?”, expresses opposition to the Israeli response to the capture of Gilad Shalit, and which calls for opposition to … Continue reading

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More on collective punishment

The Gaza blockade continues. The UN warns that the Isrealis are will be worsening a humanitarian crisis if they do not restore the fuel and electricity supplies to Gaza that have been suspended for the last four days, depleting emergency … Continue reading

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Those who live in glass houses…

…should not threaten to sue Ahmadinejad. ‘A group of Israeli diplomats wants to sue Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for incitement to genocide. Lawyers are preparing to send a file on Mr Ahmadinejad, who has repeatedly called for the destruction of … Continue reading

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