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UK unions back anti-Israel vigil

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign has called for a vigil outside the Israeli embassy in London on Sunday to mark the first anniversary of Operation Cast Lead.  The vigil will call for “an end to Israel’s siege on Gaza, and for…

Scottish TUC invites Palestinian firefighters

The Scottish TUC – which has spearheaded efforts to boycott Israel – this week invited a delegation of Palestinian firefighters to attend its womens’ conference. The STUC noted that “the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) formed part of the STUC delegation…

British TUC to debate boycott resolution

The following resolution has been submitted to this year’s Trades Union Congress by the Fire Brigades Union.  Though it initially seems to focus on boycotting goods produced in Israeli settlements in the occupied territories, the resolution also calls on the…