Recent Events

2022

MEMORIAL FOR SHIREEN – 21 MAY

We joined the student organisers of @LivPalestine in a vigil to commemorate the journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, who was shot by the Israeli army in Jenin on 11 May. The vigil was on the steps of St Luke’s church.

NATIONAL DEMONSTRATION – 14 MAY

We took part in the national demonstration in London organised by Palestine Solidarity Campaign. This march marked the74th anniversary of the Nakba in Palestine (see the page on the Nakba elsewhere on this site).

MAY  DAY MARCH – 1 MAY

We joined in and provided a speaker at the local labour movement May Day march.

PALESTINE LAND DAY – 30 MARCH

We leafleted outside Lime Street station to mark Palestine Land Day.

MEETING ON AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL REPORT – 22 MARCH

We hosted a zoom meeting to discuss the recently-published report from Amnesty International that confirms that Israel is an apartheid state. We heard from a representative of Amnesty International and from Dr Mona El-Farra who is director of the Middle East Childrens Alliance.

STUDENT DEMONSTRATION – 19 MARCH

We provided a speaker for a demonstration organised by Liverpool students to mark the start of Israeli Apartheid week.

2021

CAROLS FOR PALESTINE – DECEMBER

We held three hour-long sessions in central Liverpool singing carols that highlight present-day Palestine and collecting money for our solidarity work with the people of Bil’in.

CLIMATE ‘COP 26’ MARCH – 6 NOVEMBER

We formed a ‘Palestine bloc’ on the Liverpool Cop 26 march, distributing a leaflet that highlights the role of the Jewish National Fund in greenwashing Israeli apartheid.

ISSA AMRO – 5 NOVEMBER

The Hebron activist Issa Amro visited Liverpool and spoke at a public meeting in the Casa.

DAVID ROVICS CONCERT – 22 OCTOBER

We welcomed the American radical folk singer David Rovics who performed at the Irish Centre.

ARMS FAIR DEMO – 12 OCTOBER

We joined in organising a demonstration at the opening of the Electronic Arms Fair held on the Liverpool waterfront.

SHADOW WORLD – 14 JULY

As part of the Electronic Arms Fair campaign we organised a screening of Shadow World, a film about the international arms trade, followed by an online discussion with filmmaker Andrew Feinstein.

AGAINST THE ELECTRONIC ARMS FAIR – 27 JUNE

We joined in organising a rally and march against the Electronic Arms Fair that was scheduled for Liverpool in October.

GARDEN VIEWING – 20 JUNE

A supporter of ours kindly opened her garden for viewing as a fundraiser for Medical Aid for Palestinians

MARCH FOR PALESTINE – 30 MAY

We were part of another march in support of the Palestinians

MARCH FOR PALESTINE – 18 MAY

We joined the student-organised march in support of the Palestinians

MARCH FOR PALESTINE – 15 MAY

On Palestinian Nakba Day we joined with others to organise a march to protest the attacks on Gaza. Over 5,000 marched through the city to Derby Square.

STANDING WITH GAZA – 11 MAY

We held an emergency vigil in the city centre in response to the latest bombing of Gaza and the threat of a ground invasion.

MAY DAY – 1 MAY

We joined the traditional march through the city to commemorate May Day and contributed to the speeches from the platform.

HANEEN ZOABI SPEAKS – 7 MARCH

We hosted a speaker meeting featuring Palestinian activist Haneen Zoabi on zoom to mark International Womens Day.

2020

CAROLS FOR PALESTINE – DECEMBER

We held three open-air sessions in the city centre, collecting money to support our solidarity work with the people of Bil’in on the West Bank while replaying carols for Palestine recorded by the Liverpool Socialist Singers.

LOST AT SEA – 8 DECEMBER

We hosted an online screening of the film Lost at Sea, which documents the Israeli navy attack on the Mavi Marmara and the Gaza flotilla in 2010.

BREAKFAST FOR PALESTINE – 15 NOVEMBER

We held our annual fundraiser online and welcomed Liverpool poet Amina Atiq and Professor Ibrahim Fraihat to address us.

BIKE RIDE FOR PALESTINE – 26 JULY

We held a bike ride around Sefton and Princes Parks to highlight Israel’s threat to annex parts of the West Bank. Over 30 took to two wheels and there was a sizeable walkers group too.

AGAINST ANNEXATION – 4 JULY

We held a brief photoshoot to oppose current Israeli plans to annex large parts of the West Bank

AGAINST THE TRUMP PLAN – 1 FEBRUARY

Our monthly stall and leafleting highlighted our opposition to Trump’s plan for Palestine. We gave out THIS LEAFLET:

2019

REMEMBER BETHLEHEM – DECEMBER

We gave out leaflets outside the principal carol services highlighting the present-day oppression of Bethlehem.

CAROLS FOR PALESTINE – DECEMBER

We held three sessions in the city centre, putting different words to traditional carol tunes and collecting money to support our solidarity work with the people of Bil’in on the West Bank

BREAKFAST FOR PALESTINE – NOVEMBER

Our annual fundraiser attracted over 200 people and besides having great food from our members and supporters, we heard from a great speaker Hazem Jamjoum.

LIVERPOOL ARAB ARTS FESTIVAL – JULY

We put on a stall at the Festival’s excellent Family Day, selling Palestinian goods.

PUBLIC MEETING ON THE JNF – APRIL

We held a public meeting to promote the campaign to deregister the Jewish National Fund UK as a British charity. THIS is the leaflet advertising the meeting.

PALESTINE LAND DAY – 30 MARCH

We gave out THIS LEAFLET outside Lime Street station to mark Palestine Land Day and the first anniversary of the Gaza March of Return.