Palestine-Israel

Seven people stood outside a building. Two are holding Palestine flags.

Podcasts

Listen: The Debrief, as seven Palestine Action activists are found guilty of criminal damage to Bristol’s ‘murder factory’

Cable journalists discuss covering the recent 'Elbit seven' trial, which brought into sharp focus a Bristol-based arms manufacturer’s role in supplying Israel’s war in Gaza.

Listen: Bristol Unpacked with Salma Najjar on experiencing the Gaza war as a Palestinian in the UK

‘Speaking is a political act’: Bristol artists push Arnolfini for action over Palestine controversy

Podcasts

Listen: Inside Bristol’s ‘murder factory’ arms facility, with the activists on trial for occupying it

Palestine Action activists are on trial for smashing into an Elbit factory that ships weapons technologies to Israel. But at the heart of this case is the history and tragedy of Israel’s operations in Gaza, and how Bristol’s facility plays a role in the death and destruction.

An image of Darin J Sallam, director of Farha

Features

Darin J Sallam on what shaped her creative life, her film Farha and the controversy it sparked from the Middle East to Bristol

Protesters in Bristol's Arnolfini following its decision to cancel a screening of Farha

Reports

‘Silence is complicity’: director of landmark Palestinian film slams Arnolfini for cancelling screening

75 years since the Israeli occupation, three Palestinian women speak out about their struggle

Back in March, the Cable met three women from Palestine who visited Bristol to talk about life in the occupied West Bank. Two months later, we catch up on the 75th anniversary of the Nakba.

Jews in Bristol protest Israel’s violence and oppression in Palestine

British Jews have gathered across the country to call for justice for Palestinians.

Palestine to Bristol: Football, freedom and feminism

“We live surrounded by a wall, but through football we can break it down”: the Palestinian women using sport to resist oppression.

Freedom through football

Against a backdrop of escalating violence in Palestine and Israel, in October a football team organised by Bristol’s Easton Cowboys embarked on a week long tour of the West Bank.

Breaking a glass ceiling: young Somali women reflect on their political activism

An interview by Kevin Boylan, an Irish writer, performance artist and film director based in Bristol since 1998. With Joanne Ball  and Dan Hughes. (Illustration: Sharon...