Author Archives: Oban Concern for Palestine

About Oban Concern for Palestine

. . . supporting people in Palestine and Israel who oppose the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. Oban Concern for Palestine are a group of Argyll residents who share an interest in Palestine, a friendship with its people and a deep concern for their welfare. And, for the sake of Israel, we want to encourage the government of Israel to comply with international law. Oban Concern for Palestine believe that the oppression of the Palestinian people is a grave wrong, that the government of Israel is in violation of international law, and that we have a duty to speak up and do what we can to bring it to an end. We welcome new members and supporters. For more information, please contact obanconcern4palestine AT gmail DOT com • +44 7747 300 062 • Oban Concern for Palestine, c/o Stronchriach, Rowan Road, Oban, Argyll, PA34 5TY, UK

Oban, Sat 4 Nov 2017: VIGIL OF APOLOGY TO THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE

Dear All Thursday 2nd November 2017 is the 100th Anniversary of the Balfour Declaration On that day, a fateful declaration was signed by then British Foreign Secretary, Arthur James (later Lord) Balfour, 1st Earl of Balfour. In the name of … Continue reading

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Ayman Jarjour in Edinburgh, 29 Sep 2017: Classical Guitar and Choral Music fundraiser

Dear All Friday, 29 September 2017, 7:30-9:30pm join in an Evening of Classical Guitar & Choral Music with Ayman Jarjour and The Choir of St. Andrew’s and St. George’s West in aid of Palcrafts, a registered Scottish charity, and its … Continue reading

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Miko Peled in Glasgow, 27 Sept 2017

Dear All The Scottish Palestinian Forum invites you to a seminar with MIKO PELED The renowned Israel-born Peace activist and author will be speaking in Glasgow, at 7:30 pm on Wed. 27 September 2017 Venue: Blythswood Hall, Renfield St.Stephen’s Centre, 260 … Continue reading

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ZYARA – a chance to see Palestine as it really is (Nov-Dec 2017)

Dear All This is a message received on 8 Sept 2017, 10am, from Scottish Friends of Palestine: Grab this chance to see Palestine as it really is – join the next ZYARA – your ‘personal journey of discovery’ (Zyara website) Zyara … Continue reading

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1001 Olive Trees – San Ghanny choir in Oban: 15 Sep 2017

Dear All Oban Concern for Palestine present: SAN GHANNY CHOIR, Edinburgh 1001 OLIVE TREES – Songs and Stories from Occupied Palestine Friday, 15th September 2017, 6:30 for 7pm ST. JOHN’S CATHEDRAL, OBAN PA34 5QE Tickets at the door: £7 / Concessions: £5 Refreshments for … Continue reading

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36 days: Palestinian civil society leaders in Israeli detention without charge or trial

In today via amnesty international: In violation of international humanitarian law, two Palestinian civil society leaders have been held in administrative detention in an Israeli prison without charge or trial for 36 days. Khalida Jarrar is a Member of the … Continue reading

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22 June 2017: PSC victory against UK Government: Our right to BDS protected

Dear All Great news from our friends at PSC – Palestine Solidarity Campaign. We hasten to share this with you: “We have some wonderful news. As you know, last week we took the British government to the Royal Courts of … Continue reading

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