Palestine Action

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Palestine Action is a pro-Palestinian protest network that uses direct action tactics to shut down and disrupt multinational arms dealers. In particular, the group targets UK-based operations that provide weapons used in the Israeli–Palestinian conflict. Palestine Action use civil disobedience methods that have frequently resulted in its members being arrested. Their methods include criminal damage, destruction of property and vandalism.

In March 2024, Palestine Action claimed responsibility for cutting and spray painting a portrait of Arthur Balfour at Trinity College, Cambridge. A female activist vandalised the painting over the 1917 Balfour Declaration which had issued a statement promising to build "a national home for the Jewish people" in Palestine.[1]

As of 9 March 2024 it is unclear if the female activist has been arrested or even if her identity is known.

As of 2 June 2023, 139 of the 193 United Nations member states have recognised Palestine as a country. As such it is considered to be a country on Wiki4Men.