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Manchester Demonstration & March for 75th Anniversary of Nakba

Sunday 14th May Assemble 12.30pm

Meet at Costume Museum, Platt Fields Park, Platt Lane, Rusholme, Manchester, M14 5LL


March to mark the 75th anniversary of the Nakba – or catastrophe – which befell the Palestinian people in 1948 and continues to this day! Bring flags, banners, whistles and most of all your voices!

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Public Meeting on Refugees

Palestinian Refugees and their Right of Return
Speaker: Saif Kassis (BADIL)

Thursday 11th May, 19:00-21:00 Friends Meeting House, Mount Street, Manchester, M2 5NS

We are really pleased to welcome Saif Kassis, the international advocacy officer for BADIL, the Resource Centre for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights. BADIL is an independent, human rights non-profit organization committed to defending and promoting the rights of Palestinian refugees and internally displaced persons. He will give us an up-to-date view on Palestinian Refugees and the Right of Return and tell us more about BADIL’s work.

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Protest at JCB World Headquarters

Thursday  24th February 11am JCB World HQ Full details below

Join us! Derby Friends of Hebron and other groups will be protesting at the JCB World HQ in Staffordshire against JCB’s complicity in Israel’s war crimes.

Amnesty International Video about JCB in the Occupied Territories More information go to

For over 10 years, human rights experts, charities, and campaigning groups  including PSC  and War on Want have pushed JCB to own up to its contributions to the destruction and abuse of Palestinians’ human rights, and to immediately end sales to its sole Israeli distributor.  On 12th November 2021 it was confirmed in an official ruling from the UK National Contact Point, a government watchdog, that JCB’s business practices do violate human rights in that their machinery has been used in illegal activities. This is both the demolition of Palestinian homes and properties and the construction of settlements in the occupied West Bank, each of which are war crimes according to international law.  

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Protest: Defend The Elbit Occupiers

Thursday 24th 9:30 am February Minshull Street Crown Court, The Court House, Aytoun Street, Manchester, M1 3FS Please note this may be rescheduled

Three activists, arrested for carrying out direct action at  the Elbit Systems arms factory in Oldham, are in court to plead. Elbit Systems is Israel’s largest private arms company. There will be a protest outside the court starting at 9:30 am.

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