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Hastings’ Hiroshima Day gathering

Thursday 6 August 2015 is the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima. Nagasaki suffered the same fate three days later. The number of victims from these attacks on civilian populations are estimated at over 200,000. Hastings Against War will be organising their annual Hiroshima Day remembrance gathering and invite you to come along.

Drone Against The Drones

Hastings Against War has organised this peaceful protest against the use of military drones. Drone Against the Drones takes place at 6.30pm on Thursday 4 June. Want to attend? Meet at the pier for a public demonstration and then march to The Royal Standard in the Old Town for music and speeches.  This local public demonstration is part of an ongoing national campaign, leading to a week of action in October. 

Posted 22:29 Monday, Jun 1, 2015 In: Campaigns Tags: Child Victims of Aggression Day Drone Against Drones Drone Campaign Network Hastings Against War The Royal Standard

Event remembers all victims of war

On 8 November the Peace Garden in Alexandra Park provided the setting for a service remembering all victims of war. John Enefer of Hastings Against War describes the occasion.

Lanterns on the lake at Alexandra Park

Peace in the park

To commemorate the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki and in remembrance of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan, Hastings Against War invites you to attend their annual memorial event at Alexandra Park. HOT’s Zelly Restorick contacted Rona from Hastings Against War to find out more about the event. 

Posted 10:21 Wednesday, Jul 30, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: Alexandra Park Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament commemoration Fukushima Hastings Against War Hiroshima Little Boy. Fat Man Nagasaki nuclear bombings rona against war Zelly Restorick
Palestinian Freedom Song

Focus on Palestinian prisoners

People often ask: where is the Palestinian Mandela / Gandhi / Martin Luther King? The answer is that they are mostly murdered or imprisoned, just as Mandela, Gandhi and King were, explains the Hastings Palestinian Solidarity group.

Posted 21:09 Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: Ahmed Kathrada Fabulous Red Diesel Hastings Hastings Against War Hastings Palestinian Solidarity Kat Lee Ryan Marwan Barghouti Palestine Palestine Freedom Song Rachel Lever Rob Weatherburn Robben Island

As the government marks the First World War centenary by celebrating nationalism and military values, a new study/action group in Hastings will be examining the power and complexity of non-violence, writes Zelly Restorick.

Posted 11:10 Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 In: The HOT Planet Tags: Barbara Deming Burning Gold Hastings Against War MiIan Rai On Anger Peace News The Campaign Nonviolence Pledge
Peace image

Peace poppies in the peace garden

A remembrance event for all the victims of wars will be held in the Peace Garden at Alexandra Park with readings, songs and the laying of a wreath of white poppies at the war memorial. As an alternative to the red poppy, writes HOT’s Zelly Restorick, the white poppy represents a challenge to the systems that tell us that making war is an inevitable part of our lives. 

March that shook Blair

15 February 2003 revisited

Posted 10:46 Friday, Feb 15, 2013 In: Campaigns Tags: 15 Feb 2003 15 February 2003 Hastings Against War Ian Sinclair Peace News The march that shook Blair
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