As the Israeli army mobilises close to the Gaza strip Brent and Harrow Palestine Solidarity Campaign and Brent Stop the War are urging supporters to join the demonstation outside the Israeli Embassy in London at 2pm on Saturday.
The Palestione Solidarity Campaign said
Palestinians are currently facing a horrific escalation of racism
and violence as the Israeli State pursues a strategy of collective
punishment following the abduction and murder of three Israeli teenagers
(read PSC's statement>).
Today we learnt of the abduction and brutal death of a Palestinian
teen – 17 year old Mohammed Abu Khdair in what has been described in the
press as a ‘revenge’ attack by Israeli terrorists.
Mohammed’s body was found in Jerusalem after a day and evening of
Israeli protests that turned into mobs streaming through the streets of
the Old City and east Jerusalem chanting ‘Death to Arabs’. Palestinians
were pulled from their cars and beaten.
Palestinians protesting against Mohammed’s death on Wednesday were
met by rubber bullets and tear gas from Israeli police, with a
Palestinian TV crew and protesters injured.
Calls for justice for Mohammed’s murder and restraint from
our government, are woefully inadequate, given the current situation.
The British government must clearly condemn Israel's incitement to
hatred and violence. They must take action to end Israel’s crimes,
violence, occupation, racism and apartheid – and end its war on
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