Free the Children – Free Palestine – Boycott Israel

Palestine is in political turmoil.  Emboldened by Donald Trump’s recent decision to change long standing policy and “recognise” Jerusalem as the Israeli capital one of the most right wing Israeli governments in history has gone on the offensive.

Free the Children – Free Palestine – Boycott Israel

Pic: Ahed Tamimi resisting arrest of her brother Dave O’Farrell The move has been met by widespread protest, both within Palestine and internationally. In fact despite the Zionist state’s apparent ability to act with impunity it is coming under ever more pressure. In Palestine the focus has shifted from peace talks to struggle with calls for, […]

Welcome to Israel, or Not!

People Before Profit Councillor Tina MacVeigh and Shay L’Estrange have recently visited Israel/Palestine. Here is their eye-witness report.

Welcome to Israel, or Not!

On arrival in Ben Gurion Airport, Tel Aviv, one is greeted with a palpable sense of tension and hostility, in equal measure. This is in no small part due to warnings over the intercom system, advising that it is not permissible to carry guns in the airport. This warning is not directed towards any potential terrorist treat but […]

Solidarity with Palestine and the Palestinians

By John Lyons, People Before Profit Councillor for Beaumont-Donaghmede, Dublin North Central It was John Lyons who moved the motion on Dublin City Council to fly the Palestinian flag through the month of May.

Solidarity with Palestine and the Palestinians

‘After decades, I have the privilege to be the prime minister who is building a new community in Judea and Samaria,” stated Benjamin Netanyahu in late June, referring to Amichai, the first entirely new state-approved settlement to be constructed in the Occupied Palestinian Territories since the Israeli-Palestine Oslo peace accords were signed in 1993. With […]

Gerry Carroll MLA says: BDS-We have to keep up pressure

Gerry Carroll MLA says: BDS-We have to keep up pressure

UEFA’s recent attempt to ban Celtic fans from flying Palestine flags at their home leg of the club’s Champions League tie with Hapoel Tel-Aviv and the recent meeting of Sinn Féin with representatives of the Likud party have once again brought the question of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel to the fore. At […]

Galway To Protest Remax Israel Sales

Galway To Protest Remax Israel Sales

Galway People Before Profit Alliance have called this action as part of the growing international boycott and protest against RE/MAX. The company is currently involved in selling properties in illegal settlements in the West Bank. RE/MAX has a branch in Galway’s Eyre Square. The Galway website boasts that: “RE/MAX is the world’s NO.1 Real Estate […]

Solidarity With Bilal Kayed And Palestinian Hunger-Strikers

Pressure is mounting on Israel to release Palestinian prisoner Bilal Kayed as he passes 50 days on hunger-strike. Ruairí Gallagher reports.

Solidarity With Bilal Kayed And Palestinian Hunger-Strikers

Pressure is mounting on Israel to release Palestinian prisoner Bilal Kayed as he passes 50 days on hunger-strike. Ruairí Gallagher reports. Kayed, a leading member of the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP), is being held under the punitive practice of ‘administrative detention’ after serving nearly 15 years in Israeli prisons. Aged […]

Gino Kenny TD Raising the Flag of Resistance : from Ireland to Palestine

One of the highlights of the General Election was the victory of Gino Kenny for AAA-PBP in Dublin Mid-West. At the declaration of his election he raised the Palestinian flag in a stirring gesture of international solidarity. The video of this went viral in Palestine itself and has had over 88.000 views. Gino has been receiving solidarity greetings from occupied Palestine. Socialist Worker interviewed Gino about the significance of his election.

Gino Kenny TD Raising the Flag of Resistance : from Ireland to Palestine

One of the highlights of the General Election was the victory of Gino Kenny for AAA-PBP in Dublin Mid-West. At the declaration of his election he raised  the Palestinian flag in a stirring gesture of international solidarity. The video of this went viral in Palestine itself and has had over 88.000 views. Gino has been […]

Uprising declared across Palestinian territories

Israeli soldiers opened fire on a rally killing six Palestinians and injuring over 20 more. The shots were fired across the border into Gaza and come in the wake of an increasing level of violence and repression from the Israeli state.

Uprising declared across Palestinian territories

Israeli soldiers opened fire on a rally killing six Palestinians and injuring over 20 more. The shots were fired across the border into Gaza and come in the wake of an increasing level of violence and repression from the Israeli state. A few weeks ago the Israeli state passed a law making it legal for […]