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Solidarity with Palestinians: Challenging UK Militarism
War on Want

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The Palestinian Great Return March was met with a brutal crackdown by the Israeli Military, leading to a devastating loss of life. While the UK government condemned the massacres, it has continued selling weapons to Israel. Exporting weapons when they may be used in violations of international law breaks the UK’s own policy. The refusal to hold Israel to account over this crackdown is part of a longer history of UK complicity in violations of Palestinian rights, and a larger failure of UK policy on the arms trade.

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Marsha de Cordova MP
Politician // Labour Party

Shadow Minister for Disabled people

Alia Malak

Alia Malak is a British-Palestinian based in London. She holds an MA in Human Rights from the University of Sussex and has previously been published in Electronic Intifada, Novara Media and Al Jazeera English.

Ryvka Barnard
War on Want

Ryvka Barnard has a PhD in Middle Eastern Studies from New York University where she specialised in the politics of tourism development in the occupied West Bank. She is currently the Senior Campaigns Officer on Militarism and Security at War on Want, where she campaigns against human rights abuses associated with the growing power of the military and security industry, with a special focus on the UK-Israel arms trade. 

Hazem Jamjoum

Hazem Jamjoum is a doctoral candidate in Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies at New York University. His previous work has focused on political-economy approaches to Israeli colonialism and Palestinian elite formation, and critiques of partition-based conflict management “solutions”, among other areas.