• Palestine Rally

    Sunday 20 July 2014

  • Remi Kanazi at Washington University, Wednesday 9 April 2014; photo by Hala

    St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee Condemns Censorship of BDS Debate at Washington University

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    I Risked Imprisonment by Israel and Death to Study in the United States by Murad Owda

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    Mandela in Gaza, 1999

  • Sodastream

    Boycott SodaStream

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    St. Louis Dumps Occupation Profiteer Veolia!

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    Thanks to Jamala Rogers and the Organization for Black Struggle for their Support of Palestinian Freedom

  • Abir Kopty

    “Made in Palestine” Dinner and Fundraiser featuring Abir Kopty

  • Palestinian Land Day

About Our Work

Saint Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee (STL-PSC) is a project of the St. Louis Instead of War Coalition. We began organizing against Israeli Apartheid and the Israeli occupation in 2009 in response to the calls of Palestinian civil society for organized action against the Israeli Occupation of Palestine. STL-PSC Mission Statement: The Saint Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee is united in supporting the struggle for equal rights, freedom, and security for all peoples of historic Palestine. We welcome all groups and/or individuals ...

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Remi Kanazi at Washington University, Wednesday 9 April 2014; photo by Hala

St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee Condemns Censorship of BDS Debate at Washington University

The administration at Washington University in St. Louis is curtailing freedom of speech in the discussion and debate over Palestine/Israel. The St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee condemns the cancelling of a scheduled town hall on boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS). The censoring of the forum on campus last week is in direct contravention of the University’s stated commitment to academic freedom. In December of 2013, the American Studies Association (ASA) passed a resolution to end “formal collaborations with Israeli academic ...

Murad

I Risked Imprisonment by Israel and Death to Study in the United States by Murad Owda

I risked imprisonment and death in order to study at Washington University. Last summer I was thrilled to learn that I had earned admission and a scholarship to the Brown School of Social Work. But I almost could not be here – for one reason. I am a Palestinian from Bethlehem. I needed to go to the United States consulate in Jerusalem to apply for my visa. Bethlehem is only six miles from Jerusalem, but it is extremely difficult to ...

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Mandela in Gaza, 1999

Nelson Mandela visited the Gaza Strip in 1999, where he spoke to crowds of Palestinians and expressed solidarity with their movement for liberation. Today, as the world mourns his death, Palestinians continue to find common ground between their own struggles living under Israeli rule and those who lived under South African apartheid. Read more about Mandela’s visit to Gaza.