Peace, Justice and Equal Rights in Israel/Palestine

Our Mission: Acknowledging Britain’s historic and continuing responsibilities to uphold equal rights for the Israeli and Palestinian peoples through popular education and advocacy.  To persuade the British Government to recognise the state of Palestine alongside the state of Israel.

Advocacy

History

‘Biased changes’ in GCSE textbooks on Middle East history

A group of academics, the British Committee for the Universities of Palestine, has uncovered what it describes as bias that has been introduced into British GCSE textbooks on Middle East history. More

Featured Article

India, Palestine and the Balfour Declaration: How the Zionists hitched a ride on the Imperialist bandwagon - by William M Mathew More

Events

We hold monthly free Zoom webinars on various topics concerning Palestine/Israel. The next one 29 April is John Lyndon on Northern Ireland & Israel/Palestine: what two differing paradigms can teach us about conflict resolution. More

Britain's Crucial Role

The Balfour Declaration was signed on November 2, 1917. Britain’s Imperial ambitions and other motives and pressures caused it to break its promise of self-determination to all the peoples of Palestine while enabling the creation of a Jewish homeland. More

The Current Debate

We aim to deliver responsible news and commentary on events and developments in Israel and Palestine, and British and worldwide reaction to them. More

Book Reviews

The centenary of the Balfour Declaration in 2017 sparked an explosion of books, scholarly articles and analyses of its causes and consequences. We review some of the most significant works. More