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

Latest News: Classified Docs Reveal Massacres of Palestinians in '48

Testimonies continue to pile up, documents are revealed, and gradually a broader picture emerges of the acts of murder committed by Israeli troops during the War of Independence. More

Featured Article

Jerusalem: Lloyd George’s and his generals’ Christmas victory in 1917. Colin Smith gives a fascinating account of the battle leading to Allenby's successful taking of Jerusalem in 1917 and Lloyd George's major part in it. (This article appears in the current issue of Prospect). More

Events

We hold monthly free Zoom webinars on various topics concerning Palestine/Israel. Our next one is on Tues 25 Jan on The plight of Palestinian refugees in Lebanon with Wafa Dakwar and Rohan Talbot from Medical Aid for Palestinians. More

Britain's Crucial Role

In 1915 Britain offered an Arab state including Palestine. Two years later in 1917 they reneged on this promise and issued the Balfour Declaration. Britain’s Imperial ambitions and other motives and pressures caused it to break other promises including 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

Fellows Projects

One of this year's Balfour Project peace advocacy fellows' projects by Adam Abdalla, Jordan Jones, and Stav Salpeter. More