Human Rights in Palestine
Victory at Oldham: How Palestine Action shut down arms manufacturer Elbit

Huda Ammori of Palestine Action talks to Vijay Prashad about the group’s campaign that shut down the factory of Israeli arms manufacturer Elbit in Oldham in the United Kingdom

Elbit Systems’ arms factory in Oldham shut down following fierce campaign

The Palestine Action group carried out a series of direct actions as part of their campaign such as occupying, blockading, and vandalizing the factory which were ultimately instrumental in forcing its sale and closure

UK unions condemn Israel UK unions condemn Israel’s “terrorist” label to Palestinian human rights groups

The unions urged the UK government and the international community to pressure Israel to reverse the decision and uphold Palestinian rights in accordance with international law

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