Links

Olive Tree Scotland is a non-sectarian, non-political, small voluntary group which aims to promote a wider understanding of the situation in Palestine/Israel.  To this end the following list of links will allow access to further information.

Scottish Contacts

Edinburgh Action for Palestine/ ea4p – www.edinburghaction4palestine.org

Glasgow and Bethlehem twinning – www.glasgow.gov.uk/index.aspx?articleid=21041

Glasgow Palestine Human Rights Campaign – www.gphrc.org

Hadeel (Palestinian shop in Edinburgh)      https://www.hadeel.org

Scottish Friends of Palestine – www.scottishfriendsofpalestine.org

Scottish Jews Against Zionism (JAZ) – www.scottishjaz.org

Scottish Palestinian Forum (a network of pro-Palestinian organisations) – www.scottishpalestinianforum.org.uk

St Andrew’s Scots Memorial Church of Scotland and guesthouse in Jerusalem – www.standrewsjerusalem.org


Other Organisations in the UK, Israel/Palestine or international

Addameer (Palestinian Prisoner Support and Human Rights Organisation) – https://addameer.org

Amnesty International – www.amnesty.org

AMOS Trust (a London-based human rights organisation) – www.amostrust.org

Balfour Project (“acknowledging Britain’s historic and continuing responsibilities to uphold equal rights for the Israeli and Palestinian peoples.”) – www.balfourproject.org

B’Tselem (Israeli Centre for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories) – www.btselem.org

Breaking the Silence (veterans of the Israeli military who speak out about the Occupation and aim to end it) – Breaking the Silence

Christ at the Checkpoint (biennial conference in Bethlehem, linked with Sabeel) – https://bethbc.edu/christ-at-the-checkpoint

Embrace the Middle East (a Christian development charity tackling poverty and injustice through partners in the Middle East) – www.embraceme.org

Green Olive Tours – (based in Jerusalem, online tours)- Green Olive Tours-Israel-Palestine-Alternative Tours-Culture-Politics (toursinenglish.com)

If Americans Knew (“what every American needs to know about Israel-Palestine”) – https://ifamericansknew.org/html

Israeli Campaign Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) – www.icahd.org

Jewish Network for Palestine – UK Jewish support group for Palestine (jewishnetworkforpalestine.uk)

Kumi Now (working to connect activists worldwide with Palestinian organisations) – https://kuminow.com

Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP) – www.map-uk.org

Musalaha (Arabic word for reconciliation) – https://musalaha.org

New Profile (Israeli women and men opposed to a militarised society) – www.newprofile.org 

Palestinian Solidarity Campaign (PSC) –  www.palestinecampaign.org   

Sabeel (Ecumenical Liberation Theology Center, for their weekly Wave of Prayer) – www.sabeel.org   

Sabeel-Kairos (Christian UK charity supporting peace and justice in the Holy Land) – https://www.sabeel-kairos.org.uk

Sindyanna of Galilee (Arab and Jewish women committed to business for peace) – https://www.sindyanna.com

Tent of Nations (Palestinian family farm.  Despite opposition, they seek to build bridges.) – www.tentofnations.org

The Villages Group (Israeli Jewish people who love and help Palestinians) – www.villagesgroup.wordpress.com

War on Want (very informative website) – https://www.waronwant.org/our-work/palestine

Wi’am: The Palestinian Conflict Transformation Center (in Bethlehem, beside the Wall) – https://www.facebook.com/wiamcenter


Sources of news

+972 magazine  (independent journalism from Israel/Palestine) – https://www.972mag.com

Mondoweiss (news and opinion about Palestine, Israel and the United States) – https://mondoweiss.net

Jonathan Cook (British journalist based in Nazareth) –   https://www.jonathan-cook.net

Al Jazeera news, available on Freeview TV  (Television news channel and online, from the Middle East.) – https://www.aljazeera.com

Haaretz, a major daily newspaper from Israel, online or by subscription  – https://www.haaretz.com