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Covid-19 – a possible death sentence for Gazans

So writes Laurie Holden of Hastings and Rye Palestine Solidarity Campaign of the situation in Gaza, where years of Israeli occupation have brought the health system to the verge of collapse. In order to pursue its campaign in support of Palestinian rights and justice, the local PSC branch has transferred its activities online.

Posted 18:44 Tuesday, Apr 28, 2020 In: Campaigns Tags: covid-19 Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign Laurie Holden

The 70-year Israeli destruction of Palestine

This year marks 70 years since the violent displacement of the Palestinian people – known as the Nakba (Arabic for “catastrophe”). Laurie Holden of the Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) reports on the ongoing Nakba and local events to commemorate this.

Posted 11:35 Saturday, May 19, 2018 In: Campaigns Tags: Gaza Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign ICAHD Israel Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions Jeff Halper Laurie Holden Palestinan Palestine West Bank

The power of the Israeli lobby reaches Hastings

There has been an increase in high-profile cases of alleged anti-semitism highlighted in the mainstream media recently. Is this form of bigotry real and on the increase, or has it in fact been manufactured? Laurie Holden, secretary of the Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign, looks into the matter.

Posted 09:35 Thursday, Feb 9, 2017 In: Campaigns Tags: Al-Jazeera TV Alan Duncan BDS Ben White Divestment and Sanctions Free Speech on Israel Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign Is Criticism of Israel Anti-Semitism? Jean Fitzpatrick Jews for Boycotting Israeli Goods Labour Friends of Israel Labour party Laurie Holden

Amber’s Speed Sisters raises funds for Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign(HPSC) is delighted to bring the film Speed Sisters to Hastings.  It is a free event at the White Rock Hotel at 7pm on Wednesday 30 November. Gill Knight of HPSC tells us why they wanted to screen this surprising film.

Posted 16:01 Tuesday, Nov 15, 2016 In: Film Tags: Film Gill Knight Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Questioning Israeli ‘apartheid’ in Palestine

Do Israeli policies in Palestine amount to apartheid? Journalist and writer Ben White thinks so. He will be explaining how he arrived at this conclusion at a meeting organised by Hasting Palestine Solidarity Campaign on Saturday 17 September. PSC’s Gill Knight had an early opportunity to quiz Ben on his views.

Posted 12:47 Friday, Sep 9, 2016 In: Campaigns Tags: apartheid Ben White Boycott Divestment and Sanctions Gill Knight Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign HPSC

Open Bethlehem: another first for Hastings

Irrespective of religious beliefs, culturally at this time of year many are reminded of childhood Christmas stories and hymns, writes Hilda Kean

Posted 09:35 Wednesday, Dec 2, 2015 In: Campaigns Tags: apartheid wall Bethlehem documentary Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign Leila Sansour Open Bethlehem The Observer Building

Stop arming Israel: public meeting against the arms trade

Jessie Normanschild of Campaign Against the Arms Trade, will be speaking in Hastings on Thursday 29 October at 7pm in the White Rock Hotel. With many others who took time off from work, study and daily lives she recently protested at the London Docklands arms fair. It is one of the largest in the world and featured 1,500 exhibitors. It was disrupted by hundreds of imaginative campaigners – but the arms trade continues.

Posted 18:08 Monday, Oct 19, 2015 In: Campaigns Tags: arms trade Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign Thursday 29 October

Resounding success of The Siege

Billed as “an immersive and jaw dropping theatrical experience”, The Siege – performed by the Jenin Freedom Theatre at St Mary In the Castle – proved to be a huge success. Gill Knight reports.

Posted 10:33 Wednesday, Jun 3, 2015 In: Performance Tags: Church of the Nativity Gill Knight Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign Intifada Mayor Bruce Dowling Polly Gifford st mary in the castle
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