Author: Mohammed

Israel Suffers 8 Billion in Losses

Mustafa Barghouti, the secretary-general of the Palestinian National Initiative movement, has estimated that Israel has incurred losses of around eight billion dollars due to the boycott campaign against illegal settlements, equivalent to 20 per cent of their GDP. Regarding the latest Palestinian efforts to escalate the settlement boycott, Barghouti revealed that an agreement has been […]

Direct Actions

The Boycott Kedem store Direct Action has been a rolling picket of the Kedem Store in Manchester that involves a continuous awareness campaign for the people of Manchester Town Centre to shop for ethically sourced goods and services.

Consumer Boycott

As a consumer you can oppose Israel’s violations by taking part in a boycott of Israeli companies, goods and services or of international companies involved in Israeli policies violating Palestinian human rights and international law. A consumer boycott generates public awareness about Israli apartheid and occupation, builds international support, and applies economic pressure for change. […]

The Birth of Manchester Palestine Action: launch event report

It was Wednesday 13 August, and the first meeting of Manchester Palestine Action was about to start, but there was a problem: there were too many of us. People were packed into the room we’d booked at the Friends Meeting House and still the corridor was thick with people. With over one hundred people at […]