London-born cultural icons David Bowie and Alan Rickman died in the same week, at the same age, of the same disease. Both men would have had their work produced by the same New York theater if not for a notorious act of censorship in 2006. Read more about Alan Rickman's Gaza play censored by theater staging David Bowie's "Lazarus"
JK Rowling has been accused of following Margaret Thatcher’s approach of “constructive engagement” with apartheid states. Read more about Harry Potter fans "heartbroken" as author urges engagement with Israel
Meanwhile, prominent UK artists call on prime minister to push for EU sanctions on Israel. Read more about Mental health professionals demand cancellation of Israel conference
Tabloid press calls Palestinian play “pro-terrorist” — but cites critics who have never seen it. Read more about Freedom Theatre UK tour kicks off despite right-wing media attacks
“Kids Court in Conflict,” sponsored by UK Zionist group Yachad, claims to support Palestinian children but actually backs their oppressors. Read more about UK Zionist group Yachad fighting BDS using jailed Palestinian children as props
In at least 11 countries, actions and events focused on G4S, the British-Danish security company that is contracted to provide and maintain security equipment at Israeli prisons including control and monitoring systems Read more about Prisoners day marked with global actions against G4S as Scottish union congress endorses campaign