From Manchester To Palestine

Compilation, zine, radio, events

From Manchester To Palestine: Volume 2

Press release

From Manchester To Palestine: A Compilation Of Music & Poetry – VOLUME 2 follows up the cry for justice from the city which was Volume One. 

With over 70 contributions from artists, musicians and poets, the compilation hit Bandcamp on Friday 3rd May. Throughout the project, Bandcamp are waiving their usual take to 10% of the purchase price and all proceeds will be split equally between both charities at the end of the campaign.

About Middle East Children’s Alliance

The Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) works to protect the rights and improve the lives of children in the Middle East through aid, empowerment and education. Amidst the ongoing attack on Gaza, MECA are providing emergency assistance to families who have fled their homes to seek shelter with relatives as well as procuring emergency medical supplies for hospitals and clinics. MECA Gaza campaign

About Palestine Action: 

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

Project contact: [email protected]

Artwork / Design: Corvae – an illustrator, graphic designer and photographer from Manchester, she is a member of the Youth Front For Palestine and does work for the Palestinian Rights Organisation. 

Web links: / 

Socials: @mcr4pal Insta @mcr4pal Twitter/X #MCR4PAL

Key points: 

  • Digital release, Bandcamp only, over 80 tracks – follow up release to last year’s From Manchester To Palestine 
  • Show of solidarity from Manchester creatives 
  • Raising money for 2 charities: Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA) and Palestine Action
  • Over £6000 raised raised by first compilation
  • Zine still available in collaboration with Take Up Space: Collective Voices For Palestine