British prime minister Rishi Sunak arrived in Israel today to give his support to Benjamin Netanyahu’s war on the civilian population of Gaza. But huge numbers of people in Britain are defying legal threats to express solidarity with the Palestinian people.
Ryvka Barnard is the deputy director of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign.
Amnesty International has denounced Israeli rule over the Palestinians as a form of apartheid. But the British government is trying to outlaw the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions campaign and stop it from using the same tactics that helped liberate South Africa.