Lancaster Overrules BDS Motion

Lancaster City Council has effectively over-ruled its Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) motion against Israel in a unanimous vote yesterday, 29 September 2021. Lancaster Council had passed a BDS motion on 23 June, which had been criticised by Lancaster & Lakes Jewish community, Lancaster University Jewish Society, and UK Lawyers

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Whitworth Art Gallery did not check controversial exhibition content

Whitworth Art Gallery carried out no risk assessment and did not check the accuracy of factual statements before agreeing to host a controversial exhibition by Forensic Architecture. Nor did it give any consideration to the impact on community relations. Whitworth Art Gallery, part of Manchester University, has been hosting an

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Palestinian Flags taken down in Edgware and Hastings

Palestinian flags that were flying on Hastings Pier and a house in Edgware have been removed, following interventions by UK Lawyers for Israel (UKLFI) on behalf of concerned local residents. Hastings Pier Four very large and prominent Palestinian flags were mounted on flagpoles on the roof of the structure on

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