The next meeting of the PSC will be on Sunday, July 27. At noon, we gather for light food and conversation. Our business meeting begins at 1 pm. All are welcome. The meeting will take place at the World Community Center located at 438 N Skinker Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63130.
At this time of crisis and with increased interest in engaging with the St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee in its work to promote freedom, equality and justice in Palestine and Israel, we reaffirm our commitment to principles of anti-racism and anti-oppression. We are a member group of the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation and endorse the common principles proposed by the US Campaign that include: “We stand opposed to Islamophobia, anti-Semitism, all forms of racism, and any other […]
TAKE ACTION NOW – add your name to the call for a military embargo by signing the call at this LINK. Israel has once again unleashed the full force of its military against the captive Palestinian population, particularly in the besieged Gaza Strip, in an inhumane and illegal act of military aggression. Israel’s ability to launch such devastating attacks with impunity largely stems from the vast international military cooperation and arms trade that it maintains with complicit governments across the world. […]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 13, 2014 Contacts: Colleen Kelly 314-761-7428 Sandra Tamari 618-580-9877 St. Louis Community Holds Vigil: Stand With Palestinian Civilians The St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee, along with several grassroots organizations in St. Louis and other concerned citizens, will hold a vigil in solidarity with Palestinian civilians under a brutal Israeli aerial attack at 6:30 pm THIS EVENING, July 13, 2014 at the corner of Grand and Lindell Blvd in St Louis. The vigil, “Stand with Palestinian Civilians,” […]
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 […]
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 […]
As the world mourns the passing of Nelson Mandela, it is worth looking at why the state of Israel was such a close ally to apartheid South Africa. Both states were proud ethnocracies. Both claimed to exist in “bad neighborhoods,” using geopolitics to justify their policies of blatant racial discrimination. Both spent inordinate effort to keep the wrong type of people out of large areas of their respective countries. Both labeled their opponents, such as Mandela, as terrorists in an […]
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.
We have an action this Saturday, Dec 7th at 2:30pm in front of Brentwood Target in Maplewood! No, no, no… No, no, no… No to SodaStream….The St. Louis Palestine Solidarity Committee (STL-PSC) is in the holiday spirit and wants you to be, too! But we are not forgetting about our mission for human rights and justice in Palestine via BDS.SodaStream is a product made in Israeli settlements that is now being seen more and more on US shelves. SodaStream is […]