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Hands Up Project connects children across the globe

Last week, Hastings Against War and the Hastings and District Interfaith forum presented an online talk via Zoom discussing their Hands Up Project; an initiative to help put the children of war-torn Garza in touch with their young peers overseas. John Enefer details the encouraging enthusiasm displayed by many locals residents who took part.

Hands Up initiative for children of Gaza in the spotlight

In its annual joint event with the local interfaith forum, Hastings Against War presents a talk on the Hands Up project which puts Palestinian children in the blockaded city of Gaza in touch with their peers around the world. John Enefer explains.

Hiroshima Day commemorated

Last week saw the annual Hiroshima Day commemoration in Hastings. First held by Hastings Against War (HAW) in 2005, Hiroshima Day has been staged here annually since 2007. John Enefer reports.

Posted 19:45 Wednesday, Aug 12, 2020 In: Campaigns Tags: Hastings Against War Hiroshima Day John Enefer Setsuko Thurlow Stewart Rayment

Supporting peaceful aims of Hastings Against War

Although Hastings Against War has had to postpone their monthly meeting, it is still possible to support their vision for a peaceful, humane, human world. 

Posted 11:07 Monday, Apr 6, 2020 In: Campaigns Tags: Hastings Against War

Hastings Against War holds remembrance ceremony

On Saturday 9 November Hastings Against War (HAW) held its annual remembrance for all victims of war at the war memorial in Alexandra Park. Local people, including council leader Peter Chowney, gathered to remember the victims, military and civilian alike, before a wreath of white poppies was laid at the memorial. HAW’s John Enefer reports.

Posted 17:05 Thursday, Nov 14, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Hastings Against War Jen Painter John Enefer Lorna Vahey Peace Pledge Union Peter Chowney poppies Rona Drennan Women’s Co-operative Guild

Focus on Jerusalem

Jerusalem fell under the spotlight at the annual meeting between Hastings Against War and the Hastings and District Interfaith Forum on 1 October, as two speakers spoke on the subject of the ancient city, which is considered holy by Jews, Christians and Moslems. John Enefer writes.

Stop Arming Saudi! A Hastings Against War talk

With the war in Yemen continuing, and a prediction from the UN that this small Arab state could face the worst famine in 100 years, (1) there was a timely talk in Hastings on 4 June about the background to the current war and Britain’s involvement. John Enefer writes.

Posted 08:48 Tuesday, Jun 11, 2019 In: Politics Tags: BAE Systems Defence and Security Equipment International' arms fair Eurofighter Typhoon General Dynamics Hastings Against War John Enefer Oxfam Saudi Arabia Save the Children the British Red Cross UN Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs UNICEF Wendy Horler Yemen

HAW renews campaign against use of drones in  warfare

Hastings Against War continues to campaign against the growing use of drones in warfare with a consciousness-raising evening and the annual Fly Kites Not Drones event on the beach. John Enefer reports.

Posted 20:27 Sunday, Mar 3, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Fly Kites Not Drones Hastings Against War John Enefer Nao Roz
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