All articles in the PSC News series

“The face of the PSC is loud and angry”

A letter in the Leicester Mercury http://www.thisisleicestershire.co.uk/Theatre-targeted/story-17466801-detail/story.html On Friday night, November 16, I stood with friends to show solidarity for Batsheva, who were performing that night for one night only at the wonderful Curve Theatre in Leicester. We of course encountered the opposing side that of the PSC (Palestinian Solidarity Campaign). It was my first…

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PSC invites Terror Activist to House of Commons

On the 28th November 2012, Mousa Abu Maria has been invited to speak at the House of Commons for an event organised by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign and hosted by Jeremy Corbyn MP. Abu Maria is aligned to Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) , a terrorist organisation banned under UK law. How did he obtain a visa? Abu…

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Waltham Forest PSC – Support for Holocaust Denial

Back in 2007, some Jewish members of the PSC proposed a motion for their AGM, part of which stated: 8. Conference also rejects any attempt by any individuals or group, in particular those around the Deir Yassin Remembered (DYR) Group, to introduce anti-Semitic ideas and discourse into the Palestine solidarity movement. This can only be of…

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York PSC: Genocide now no longer an option

On York PSC’s website is an FAQ section. Since we highlighted its call for genocide, the York PSC surreptitiously tried to remove it. Unfortunately for York PSC,we keep copies: Q. Does PSC recognise the State of Israel? A. Yes we recognize A State of Israel  with the borders that existed before the 1967 six day war. The continuous extension…

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National PSC and Gilad Atzmon

Last November, the Palestine Solidarity Campaign was forced to distance itself from Gilad Atzmon. Its director, Sarah Colborne, told the Jewish Chronicle: PSC has made clear … that we have no links with Gilad Atzmon, and that Palestine Solidarity Campaign does not work with him. You can read more details on the background here, here and here. This message, however,…

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Southampton PSC promotes Holocaust Denier

Southampton PSC has a series of videos embedded on their site. One is about supposed pro-Israel bias at the BBC. This video was created by Anthony Lawson. He told an interviewer that: it seems that there is no solid evidence that Germany put in train a plan to systematically murder Jews using gas chambers. I have no doubt…

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Brent PSC Founder and Fake Jews

According to the Facebook group of Brent PSC, it was founded by three people including Maha Rahwanji who now acts as the voice of the Facebook group. The group is really a fake person called “Brent Psc”. They have lots of “Activities and Interests”. One of these is the cause (on causes.com) “Israel is not a country”….

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PSC Branches Link to Holocaust Denial Website

The Palestine Think Tank website effectively closed down in February 2011. However, while the old website is not available, there is evidence regarding its anti-Semitism. A video by Anthony Lawson was posted by the Palestine Think Tank in March 2010. In this video, Lawson says: All over the world Zionists build museums and memorials to their Holocaust and strive…

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Bolton PSC

The point of contact for the Bolton PSC branch is someone going by the name John and using the email address “somebody20022003@yahoo.com”. The same email address is used on comments by a user called “John Somebody” e.g. here, here and here. In one comment using that email address and alias, John says: A pity, that people fail to notice, that if Palestinians had…

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Durham PSC and the Jewish Lobby

Ibrahim Thompson was one of the Durham PSC’s representatives at a PSC Branch Forum in March 2011. In a letter to the Guardian, an Ibrahim Thompson from Durham wrote: Can someone explain why it is that yet again secular Jews, who are recognised as an “ethnic minority” by the race relations act, are exempted from identifying themselves in…

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