Scottish parliament asked to support global Concert for Palestine

A motion now before the Scottish parliament calls on the chamber to support a recently launched appeal for a global concert in defence of Palestinian human rights. Presented by Labour Party parliamentarian Pauline McNeill, the motion states that “a large international music concert would help bring the humanitarian crisis to the attention of young people throughout the world, building on the successes of the Concert for Bangladesh in 1972, Live Aid in 1985, Mandela Freedom Concert in 1988 and the Freedom for Tibet Concert in 1997.” 

Campaign for a global concert in defense of Palestinian human rights

The new appeal for a global concert for the Palestinians - now open for endorsement at - has been launched by Gazzella, an Italian NGO that helps rehabilitate Palestinian children wounded in Israeli ground and air attacks on Palestinian cities and villages. The appeal is available at in English, German, French, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish, and will soon be published on the site in Arabic and Hebrew.