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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

Activist gives eye-witness account of life in Palestine

Hastings resident and activist Gill Knight spoke at a packed Hastings Against War meeting on 5 February about her recent solidarity and fact-finding tour of Palestine. John Enefer reports.

Posted 20:47 Wednesday, Feb 13, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Amnesty BDS Bedouin Gill Knight ICAHD John Enefer Medical Aid for Palestinians

Building for peace: first-hand news from Palestine

On Tuesday 5 February Gill Knight, of the Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign and Hastings against War, will give an account of an eventful 10 days she spent in Palestine last October on a solidarity and fact-finding tour. HAW’s John Enefer sets the scene.

Posted 15:14 Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Amnesty International Gill Knight Hastings Against War ICAHD International Criminal Court John Enefer Khan al-Ahmar Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Maya Evans: Epic trek for peace

Hollington Councillor Maya Evans gave a first-hand account of taking part in an epic trek for peace at a meeting on 2 October organised by Hastings Against War. She joined a march that had begun on the Japanese island of Okinawa and would end in Hiroshima Peace Park on the 73rd anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima by the US air force, an attack that would leave tens of thousands dead and devastate the city. HAW’s John Enefer reports.

Posted 17:19 Sunday, Oct 7, 2018 In: Politics Tags: Afghan Peace Volunteers Afghanistan Henoko Bay John Enefer Malik Hamdard Maya Evans Okinawa Voices for Creative Non-Violnce

Hastings to Hiroshima

On 2 October, Hastings residents will have a chance to hear a first-hand report of an epic Peace Walk undertaken during the summer in Japan. The account will be given by peace activist and Hollington Councillor, Maya Evans, who joined the walk. John Enefer writes.

Posted 05:26 Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018 In: Politics Tags: atomic bomb Hastings to Hiroshima Hiroshima Day Japan John Enefer Maya Evans nuclear bombs Okinawa Peace Walk
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