University Toolkit

We want to make it easier for you to take action on your campuses and in your communities.

On this page you will find informational resources, handouts and how-to guides to assist you as you work to defend the education rights of Palestinian students. All of the documents are downloadable PDFs.

General Background Information

About Fakhoora.org: background information about the campaign and its on-the-ground assistance to families in Gaza

Fact sheet on the 2008-2009 Assault on Gaza: details on Operation Cast Lead, the Israeli assault on Gaza that took place between December 2008 and January 2009.

Education in Gaza & the West Bank (Primer): the recent history of education in Gaza and the West Bank, starting with the First Intifada. This document also outlines the challenges that Palestinian students face on a daily basis.

Detention of Children in Gaza & the West Bank (Fact sheet): general information about the practice of arresting and detaining children, and specific information about what happens to a child once he or she is detained by the authorities.

Palestinian Citizens of Israel (Fact sheet): information about the injustices that Palestinian citizens of Israel face.

Settlements and the Colonisation of Palestine (Fact sheet): information about Israeli settlements and their role in the ongoing occupation.

The Misery of the World's Largest Prison Camp: a study of the real implication of the three year seige on Gaza.

Resources for Activists in the UK

Directory of UK University Palestine Societies

How to Start a Palestine Society in the UK

A list of UK and Palestinian University Twinnings

How to Establish a UK-Palestinian Student Union Twinning

Sample Twinning Motion

UK National Union of Students (NUS): general information on structure and the annual National Conference.