Wednesday March 16th, 2022: Walking to Jerusalem

Show written and performed by Justin Butcher

Holy Trinity Church, Meole Brace SY3 9HF.

A stunning and moving one man show that got us all thinking about the historical and current situation in Palestine and longing for justice for Palestinians.

Saturday Feb 26: Presence on Pride Hill

We met and engaged with the public on Pride Hill. Now that Amnesty International along with the charity War on Want andĀ  Humans Right Watch (recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize 1997) have all stated that Israel is running an apartheid state, this made us more confident to speak up about the plight of Palestinians.

Vigil to remember the Naqba

On 15th May 2021 Shropshire Friends of Palestine held a vigil in Shrewsbury town centre to commemorate the 73rd anniversary of the Naqba or Catastrophe when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were forced to leave their homes. They have never been allowed to return.

Can we still talk about Israel/Palestine?

Held on Thursday 29th April 2021 at 7.30 pm on Zoom. An on-line talk by Robert Cohen.

What’s making it increasingly difficult to talk about Israel/Palestine and how can those in solidarity with the Palestinian people continue to support them in their struggle? Robert Cohen, one of the UK’s leading dissident Jewish voices on Israel, talked to us about his own Jewish journey to Palestinian solidarity and share his thoughts on BDS and the need to reframe how we think about antisemitism.

Thursday 25th February: Why we should care about Palestine

In the middle of the night, they were given 2 hours warning to move out before the Israeli army bulldozed their house

Shropshire Friends of Palestine Free PUBLIC MEETING

Thursday February 25th 7.30pm by Zoom

Keynote Speaker: Professor Kamel Hawwash, National Chair of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Kamel is a British-Palestinian engineering professor based at the University of Birmingham. He is Chair of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) and a founding member of the British Palestinian Policy Council (BPPC).
Kamel will argue why Palestine is still an important cause to follow and support. He will give an update on the current situation in the Palestine/Israel conflict and will summarise some of the campaigns PSC is promoting.
This will be followed by a short AGM.

Contact us via email to register interest – shropshirefop@gmail.com.