We join 13 other UK-based humanitarian, development, human rights and faith charities — working to support the rights and wellbeing of the Palestinian people — in urging the UK government to take immediate action to protect Palestinian human rights defenders...
UK banking giant Barclays provides billions of pounds worth of investment, loans, and financial services to arms companies, including Elbit Systems, known to be supplying Israel with weapons used to repress the Palestinian people.
The UK Government has approved export licences for weapons to Israel used in militarised repression against Palestinians. This means that the UK is providing material support for Israel’s illegal use of force.
Updated September 2021
The right of return is a core demand of the Palestinian struggle for justice. The right of return for refugees is a universal right, enshrined in international law through the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the Geneva Convention.
The UK Government has identified Israel as a priority trading partner with which it will negotiate a bilateral trade agreement post-Brexit, replicating its current trade arrangement under the EU-Israel Association Agreement.