Students for Palestine - University of Southampton

  • Conference: International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Responsibility and Exceptionalism 17-19 April 2015

    Mar 14, 15 • Events & ActivitiesNo Comments
    Conference: International Law and the State of Israel: Legitimacy, Responsibility and Exceptionalism 17-19 April 2015

    This conference will be the first of its kind and constitutes a ground-breaking historical event on the road towards justice and enduring peace in historic Palestine. It is unique because it concerns the legitimacy in International Law of the Jewish state of Israel. Rather than focusing on Israeli actions in the 1967 Occupied Territories, the [&hellip...

  • Israeli Apartheid Week 2015

    Feb 21, 15 • Events & ActivitiesNo Comments
    Israeli Apartheid Week 2015

      Israeli Apartheid Week is a worldwide, week-long series of events aimed at raising awareness of the plight of the Palestinian people, the applicability of the Apartheid analysis to the current situation in Israel, and the importance of Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions as a non-violent tool for change and justice in Palestine. Students for Palestine [&hellip...

  • Daily Echo reports SFP academic boycott action

    Aug 28, 14 • Events & ActivitiesNo Comments
    Daily Echo reports SFP academic boycott action

    Yesterday’s picket attracted a counter-demo by members of the English Defence League and some Zionists who directed hate speech towards Southampton Palestine solidarity activists. Despite that, as reported by the daily echo and by Students for Palestine (Southampton), the lecture scheduled to take place at the University of Southampton by a professor from Ben-Gurion University [&hellip...

  • SFP’s statement on boycott of Ben-Gurion University

    Aug 27, 14 • Events & ActivitiesNo Comments
    SFP’s statement on boycott of Ben-Gurion University

    Southampton Students for Palestine would like to thank Grassroots Muslims Southampton, Southampton PSC, and all the independent activists who gathered today in support of the picket to say no to our university’s cooperation with Israeli institutions. Also, special thanks to the Southampton academics who supported the picket. An open seminar that was scheduled to take [&hellip...

  • The 10th Annual Israeli Apartheid Week (24 – 28 Feb 2014)

    Feb 17, 14 • Events & ActivitiesNo Comments
    The 10th Annual Israeli Apartheid Week (24 – 28 Feb 2014)

    Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) is an annual international series of events held in cities and campuses across the globe. The aim of IAW is to educate people about the nature of Israel as an apartheid system and to build Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaigns as part of a growing global BDS movement. Lectures, films, [&hellip...

  • Southampton G4S Campaign Update

    Nov 18, 13 • Events & ActivitiesNo Comments
    Southampton G4S Campaign Update

            Students for Palestine (Southampton) are delighted to confirm that the security contract for the University of Southampton campuses was not awarded to G4S. This is following a wide campaign launched by students and local activists who are opposed to the company’s track record of human rights violations in the UK and [&hellip...

  • Bake Sale Fundraiser – Tuesday 5 Nov 2013

    Oct 27, 13 • Events & ActivitiesNo Comments
    Bake Sale Fundraiser – Tuesday 5 Nov 2013

    Students for Palestine (Southampton) will be selling cakes, bread and other food outside SUSU – Highfield Campus on Tuesday to fundraise for the society from 10 to 4 (or until we run out). All donations are welcome. We encourage contributions of cooking/baking that we can sell...

  • 20 More Years to Come? The remainder of Palestinian rights at jeopardy

    Sep 13, 13 • Events & Activities, PostsNo Comments
    20 More Years to Come? The remainder of Palestinian rights at jeopardy

    Today is September 13, 2013 – twenty years since Oslo 1. It has been 20 years more of crimes against humanity, of an apartheid wall, of illicit weapons, of illegal settlements. Today, there are 5042 prisoners in Israeli prisoners detained without trial or charge. Today, there is less of historic Palestine. Today, there is more [&hellip...

  • Day 6: Activism and Arab Idol

    Day 6: Activism and Arab Idol

    Our final day in the Gaza Strip began in the perfect way with a traditional Palestinian dish of maftoul at the house of the head of Palestine-Aid, the father of our friend and contact in Gaza. The house is located in the agricultural Peer al Naa’aga region of northern Gaza. Many of the buildings in [&hellip...

  • Day Five: Education is The Key

    Day Five: Education is The Key

    It is easy to suppose that with so many problems blighting life in Gaza, the issues of siege and apartheid are the only ones with which the people must contend. However even in the midst of these circumstances, problems such as disability are still very much present. The Atfaluna Society for Deaf Children provides support [&hellip...