'Show Israel the red card!’ As the slogan hints, there is a protest against Israel planned by Pro-Palestine activists at the country’s European Championships soccer qualifier against Wales next month. At Cardiff City Stadium on Sunday, September the 6th, Israel will play the Welsh team.
According to a recent news report, Hollywood producers are planning to boycott two Oscar winners namely Penelope Cruz and her husband Javier Bardem. The reason behind this decision is their signature of an open letter that condemns “the genocide perpetrated by the Israeli occupation army.” The letter openly criticized Israel’s 2014 attack on Gaza. Another one hundred “leading figures in the film industry, including director Pedro Almodovar” Signed the same letter.
The British government has recently responded to a popular petition to arrest the prime minister of Israel, Benjamin Netanyahu, on charges of war crimes when he arrives in London – a petition that has already gathered more than 75,000 signatures.
B’Tselem Executive Director, Hagai El-Ad said, following the Israeli State’s response submitted earlier today to the High Court of Justice, that the state was asking the court to authorize a war crime: “No sanctimonious language about a ‘planning, proprietary and realistic’ alternate, or ‘time to prepare’ can erase the disgrace or hide the facts: the destruction of Khan al-Ahmar means the forcible transfer of protected persons, and forcible transfer is a war crime.
Israel is about to “commit a war crime” and leave 50 Palestinianchildren homeless in freezing winter conditions by demolishing a large chunk of their West Bank village, it has been claimed.
Every year since 1977 the United Nations has observed the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People on 29 November. EuroPal Forum invites you to a seminar on “the UN Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People: How to end 70 years of injustice?"