Palestine and the Beautiful Game

If you need any reminding of why racism has no place in sport, watch THIS TRAILER for the documentary ‘Forever Pure’ on the Israeli football club Beitar Jerusalem. It is a withering critique of a club that prides itself on having no Arab players. Just to make the point, the club recently renamed itself Beitar […]

Some movement by HSBC

The banking giant HSBC has come under a lot of pressure for the loans it makes that prop up the Israeli arms trade and finance the oppression of the Palestinians. So it was good to see that the bank has withdrawn its financial support for the Israeli arms firm Elbit (which has factories in Britain). […]

What’s on in December

We have events on 4th, 6th, 12th, 14th and 19th – details here: Wednesday 4th, 6.45pm – our regular monthly meeting is at Jack Jones House (the Unite building), Churchill Way. Agendas etc go out separately to members. Friday 6th 1 to 2pm – Carols for Palestine (first of three), in which we set Palestine-related […]