May 15: Palestinian Nakba day

66 years ago, on May 15, the State of Israel was founded. That date is remembered by the Arab people, especially by the Palestinian, as the "Nakba" (catastrophe), because it meant the expelling of Palestinians from much of their historic territory and the beginning of a long history...

Global day of solidarity with the Palestinians of Yarmouk

The civil war in Syria between the genocide regime of Bashar Assad and the rebel forces fighting against the dictatorship is still underway. Recently, international press has informed that a research commission of the UNO reported that Syrian government had about 11 000 political prisoners (including children) tortured and...

Media Day in solidarity with Yarmouk refugee camp

53 local Palestinian radio stations have launched this Saturday a “Media Day of Solidarity” with the Palestinians in Syria’s Yarmouk refugee camp. The radios are based in either the Gaza Strip or the West bank. They all simultaneously broadcasted a  programme directed to support the people of the camp. In...

Against the Expulsion of the Palestinians Bedouins from their Lands

A protest will be held in São Paulo capital (Brazil) on Thursday, August 1st, at 07:00 pm, on the corner of Paulista Avenue with Augusta Street. On last June 24, the Israeli Parliament (Knesset) approved in first session, the bill concerning the Prawer Plan. Featured by the Israel’s Government in...

65 years after Nakba: Stephen Hawking joins academic boycott of Israel

Professor Stephen Hawking, the world-renowned theoretical physicist, is backing the academic boycott of Israel by pulling out of a conference hosted by Israeli president Shimon Peres in Jerusalem as a protest at Israel's treatment of Palestinians. In a brief letter he announced his decision to the Israeli president. A statement from the...

Palestinian struggle at a new moment

The powerful wave of revolutions in the Arab World that for years has been sweeping bloodthirsty dictatorships away and contesting imperialist domination in that strategic region has now placed the historic struggle of the Palestinian people against occupation and genocide boosted by the Nazi Zionist State of Israel...

BDS at 7! – Celebrating, reflecting and further mainstreaming

We're publishing on our web page the balance sheet made by Palestinian BDS National Committee on their 7 years campaign of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions to stop Israeli aggression to Palestinian people. IWL-FI supports BDS campaign and the struggle of Palestinians to be free from Israeli oppression and the end...

CSP-Conlutas of Brasil joins BDS Movement

Dear Brothers and Sisters. The CSP-Conlutas, a Brazilian new Labour Federation, endorsed your call to join the BDS campaign in the meeting of our national coordination held last year. We had been always involved in building solidarity with Palestine in the protests against the 2008-2009 Israeli war on Gaza, and...

Britain activist’s eye witness

In January 2012 Tom Godwin travelled with a group of students to the Jordan Valley to stay with Jordan Valley Solidarity, an organisation raising awareness of and local resistance to the occupation and slow ethnic  cleansing of the Jordan Valley area and works with a network of Palestinian...

An urgent call for transparency and participation

At not more than 15 days from the UN General Assembly session on Palestine, during which the Palestinian official leadership will present an initiative on the Palestinian state to the world community, many pros and cons are being hotly debated. Yet, even without entering these debates, one of...

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