Tag Archive for PSC

UK: Union-backed “Palestine Solidarity Campaign” openly challenges Israel’s right to exist

Critics have long suspected that the London-based “Palestine Solidarity Campaign” opposes a two-state solution for Israelis and Palestinians and considers the very existence of the Jewish state to be illegitimate.  (Their logo is a map of an undivided Palestine.) Union…

UK: Unite senior official blasts Israeli ‘apartheid’, welcomes Islamic Jihad member

Adrian Weir [pictured], the assistant chief of staff at Unite, Britain’s largest trade union, gave a speech recently at a demonstration protesting Israel’s hosting the UEFA Under-21 football championship. He began the speech by delivering “the solidarity greetings of General Secretary,…

USA: Union uses ‘academic freedom’ to attack academic freedom – the case of PSC CUNY

A few years back, British unions of academics debated the question of whether to show their solidarity with the Palestinians by boycotting Israeli academics. Eventually that tactic was dropped in part because of a very effective campaign by many academics…

Union-backed Palestine Solidarity Campaign forced to distance itself from anti-Semitism yet again

This keeps happening to the union-backed “Palestine Solidarity Campaign”, which is the propaganda arm of Hamas in the United Kingdom. The PSC, whose affiliates include some of Britain’s largest trade unions, was forced in recent months to expel proponents of…

Scotland: “TUC delegates join Palestine freedom struggle – unanimously!”

The recent congress of the Scottish TUC passed a number of anti-Israel resolutions, not surprisingly. The Palestine Solidarity Campaign is ecstatic.  But one resolution attracted our attention – this one by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU): “this Congress applauds the…

UK: Union backed pro-Hamas campaigners to ‘educate’ membership about the Holocaust

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) has today published on its website the resolutions passed at its annual general meeting last month. The last of these is entitled “Building an anti-racist, anti-colonialist, Palestine solidarity movement – anti-Semitism and Holocaust denial”. There…

UK: Holocaust denial seen as legitimate by 20% of PSC activists

The Palestine Solidarity Campaign held is annual general meeting this weekend.  Journalists were not allowed to attend (I asked), and the first session was a closed one to debate the appeal by a former national chair of the organisation over…

UK: Union-backed pro-Hamas group to split?

The pro-Hamas Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC), which is supported by nearly all of the large unions in the UK, is to hold its annual general meeting later this month.  The meeting occurs at a time of deep division inside the…