A group of people dressed as airport landing crew and wearing fake moustaches.

Super Saturday Roundup 12/02/22

Saturday, February 12, saw a Super Saturday of protests for Bristol with six demos, some large, some small, happening across the city centre.  Anyone would have been pushed to make it to all six (this intrepid reporter had to jog on more than one occasion during the day!). But if you missed out, below is a round up of all the action, and a look … Continue reading Super Saturday Roundup 12/02/22

Three people in red boiler suits stand on a roof. One is holding a red flare, the others are holding a Palestinian flag.

Palestine Action Elbit Rooftop Occupation

Activists from Palestine Action occupied the offices of Elbit Systems yesterday (Nov 2), with three activists on the roof and others using converted fire extinguishers to spray red paint on the building itself.  The police responded rapidly to the action, which began in the early hours of the morning at Elbit’s office at 600 Aztec West. It was reported that whilst the police failed to … Continue reading Palestine Action Elbit Rooftop Occupation

A Palestinian flag drawn in chalk on the pavement.

Broadmead Demo Targets Puma

A protest will take place outside Sports Direct in Broadmead today as part of a national day of action against sports apparel brand Puma. Bristol Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) will gather outside Sports Direct from 2pm (September 18) for a demo, flyering, and a game of football. The #BoycottPuma campaign targets Puma for its sponsorship of the Israeli Football Association (IFA), which includes football teams … Continue reading Broadmead Demo Targets Puma

Big Ride for Palestine Launches from Bristol

College Green was a sea of bikes this morning, sparkling in the bright summer sun. Two hundred cyclists of all ages and abilities gathered today (July 29) for the Big Ride for Palestine, an annual event since 2015 that uses mass cycling to raise money for the Middle East Children’s Alliance. Last year’s event raised £61,000.   Owen, an event organiser, explained that the Big Ride … Continue reading Big Ride for Palestine Launches from Bristol

Touring Protest Brings #SaveSilwan Message to Bristol

Bristol became the latest city to host a #SaveSilwan demo today (July 12) as itinerant organiser Sarah Wilkinson headed a small group on Temple Quay.  The demo was staged to show solidarity with Palestinians in Silwan, an area of Jerusalem where 1,550 people are being displaced from their homes to make way for Isreali settlements and a theme park.  Speaking to TBA, organiser and veteran … Continue reading Touring Protest Brings #SaveSilwan Message to Bristol