Stand with Palestinian workers in Gaza

30 July 2014 Stand with Palestinian workers in Gaza: a call for trade union solidarity The Palestinian trade union movement, with support from with support from the Congress of South African Trade Unions and its affiliates, is unanimously calling on trade unions internationally to take immediate action to stop the Israeli massacre in Gaza and…

Fighting for workers’ rights in Tulkarem

22 April 2014, from Palestinian Grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign The area of Tulkarm has become synonymous for the number of recycling plants established within the occupied West Bank. The Nitzanei Shalom settlement industrial zone, which Israelis refer to as ‘Buds of Peace’, built upon the town of Tulkarm in the early eighties had previously been confiscated by…

Boycotts that aid the Palestinians

16 August 2013 | via Al Jazeera | Ben White As governments and civil society groups around the world increase their efforts to target goods produced in Israel’s illegal settlements, the Israeli government and BDS critics are stepping up the propaganda counter offensive. One of the main tactics adopted by those seeking to stem the…

Palestinian workers’ rights in Israel

4 November 2012 / +972mag.com / From factories to farms, labour union champions rights of Palestinians in Israel Nazareth – Security cameras and a heavy metal door secure the otherwise inconspicuous apartment. This is the office of the Arab Workers Union in Israel (AWU). Photographs of local demonstrations and flags of international trade unions drape…

Factsheet on Palestine for Trade Unions

A new factsheet produced by the Palestinian Grassroots Anti-Apartheid Wall Campaign highlights the impact of the Wall on Palestinian workers… “The Apartheid Wall has been deemed illegal by the International Court of Justice, yet the international community has done nothing to halt its encroachment on Palestinian land. Palestinian workers and farmers have been the most…