Censorship of Palestinian rights accelerates in countries that claim to support free speech. Read more about UK blocks visit by BDS co-founder Omar Barghouti
Trades Union Congress
Campaigners call on UK banks to divest billions from firms that arm Israel. Read more about HSBC "crucial link" in oppression of Palestinians
Senior BBC editors and presenters make some startling admissions when questioned on why they pander to Israel. Read more about Why does the BBC plead ignorance on Palestine?
Members of the Trades Union Congress in the UK unanimously voted to campaign towards ending Israel’s devastating siege on Gaza. Read more about Why Palestine is a key issue for UK trade unions
So many UK trade unions have now passed motions in support of the Palestinian boycott, divestment and sanctions movement that even the often conservative Trades Union Congress has been compelled to change policy. Read more about Boycott Israel campaign grows among UK unions, despite Zionist backlash
Two significant milestones in the Palestinian-led movement for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) were marked this week with a vote by the UK’s Trades Union Congress to reconsider its ties with Israel’s national trade union federation, and with the confirmation that boycott target Agrexco was ordered into liquidation. Read more about UK trade unionists put Histadrut under review; victory declared over Agrexco liquidation