Palestine Solidarity Campaign
ADMINISTRATIVE/BIOGRAPHICAL HISTORY: The Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) is an independent, non-governmental and non-party political activist organisation in England and Wales that promotes solidarity with the Palestinian people. It has members from many communities across Britain and, increasingly, throughout the world. It was founded in 1982 during the build-up to Israel's invasion of Lebanon, and was incorporated in the UK in 2004 as Palestine Solidarity Campaign Ltd. Its website states that it 'was established to campaign for Palestinian rights, including the right to self-determination and the right of return, and to oppose Israel’s occupation and violations of international law. PSC is opposed to all forms of racism, including anti-Jewish prejudice and Islamophobia.'
SCOPE AND CONTENT: Papers, ephemera and publications deposited by the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, including material relating to settlements, political prisoners, refugees, politics and the peace process, and papers and publications by Quaker Peace and Service, Palestine Red Crescent Society, London Friends of Palestine, the Palestine Return Centre, Refugee Council, Middle East Committee, the Minority Rights Group, the Scottish Friends of Palestine, the Women's Organisation for Political Prisoners, the Palestine Centre for Human Rights, the Campaign for Palestinian Rights and others (1982-2014)
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