Palestine Action
Daily Round-up| NUMSA workers on indefinite strike in South Africa & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of a workers’ strike in South Africa, the sentencing of David Castillo in the Berta Caceres assassination case, and the shutting down of the Elibit HQ by Palestine Action

Palestine Action’s direct action temporarily shuts down Elbit’s London headquarters

The action comes in response to the intensified Israeli aggression on Palestine soon after the onset of the holy month of Ramadan.

Palestine Action UK Activists from Palestine Action force Israeli arms factory in UK to shut down for the second time

The action comes just days after the group’s activists targeted the London headquarters Elbit Systems and forced it to remain shut for several hours.

Israel attacks Al Aqsa, Palestine Action targets Elbit Systems and other stories

Today we look at renewed Israeli attacks on the Al Aqsa mosque, Palestine Action’s protest at an Elbit Systems factory in the UK, and more

Palestine Action activists deface and blockade London HQ of Elbit Systems

Palestine Action has led several direct actions against the British plants of Elbit Systems. In 2012, the company had been identified by a UN Special Rapporteur as a profiteer from Israel’s illegal occupation of Palestine

UK Court drops case against activists protesting Israeli arms factory and other stories

Today we look at the dismissal of charges against Palestine Action activists, protests against a mega steel plant by villagers in Odisha, India, and more

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

Grenfell anniversary UK Four years after Grenfell tragedy, justice for victims remains elusive

On June 14, 2017, a fire that started from a malfunctioning freezer in an apartment, rapidly spread to the exterior of the 24-storey Grenfell Tower block of flats in North Kensington, West London. 72 people lost their lives and many more were injured

Opposition grows against Canada’s decision to buy drones from Israel

Citing manufacturer Elbit System’s human rights record, pro-Palestine groups say that purchase of drones from Israeli companies strengthens the occupation of Palestine. Elbit has faced numerous protests by the Palestinian BDS movement

Activists occupy Elbit Systems factory in UK

Elbit Systems is a weapons manufacturer which supplies more than 80 percent of Israeli army’s military drones.