Protesters blocked the entrance to HSBC in St Ann’s Square on Saturday, campaigning to end the company’s alleged connection to the Israeli oppression of Palestinians.
It used to be hard to find a good LGBT film to while away an hour or so. A lot of low budget indie productions, some mainstream movies, and the occasional series did float around, but hardly ever made it onto our tellies.
‘If you’re not judged, you won’t make any change’: Little Mix support act Lina on LGBT beliefs + dreaming big
“I won’t pick sides, I won’t pick sides, but I love the football scene in Manchester. I’ll be both, blue and red! I can’t wait to get there and perform!” says Little Mix’s opening act Lina.
Demonstrators were ‘calling for equal rights’, during a protest criticizing the BBC’s coverage of the Palestinian crisis on Sunday 29 in Salford’s MediaCity.
Manchester academics to boycott Israeli universities as Palestinians denied ‘any semblance’ of human rights
Lecturers from across the city’s universities have pledged to boycott Israeli institutions until its government complies with international law and human rights principles.
The EU should use all its tools to bring about a new Middle East peace process and prevent creating another generation of young Palestinians with ‘life long hatred in their hearts’, said a North West MEP.
A Manchester-based Jewish group has declared its support for ‘Block the Factory’ – a national demonstration taking place today at an Israeli weapons factory in Birmingham.
Pro-Palestine groups joined forces today to protest the security firm G4S.
They claim the company are complicit in human rights abuses and unlawful activities.
An internal memo from the Lowry’s Chief Executive has warned staff that the theatre is concerned about the potential reaction against a pro-Palestinian performance taking place in May.
Mr Krantz, member of the Trade Union and Socialist Coalition, claims to have initiated the petition as an ‘expression of solidary’ for children killed in Gaza.
Pro-Palestine groups demonstrated in Piccadilly Gardens on Saturday to protest against Barclays bank and its investments in companies that supply weapons to Israel.