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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

PSC marks anniversary of the Great March of Return in Gaza

To mark the one-year anniversary of the Great March of Return in Gaza, a vigil and die-in was recently staged by the local branch of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign in Hastings town centre. Laurie Holden of Hastings and Rye PSC reports on the action.

Posted 17:44 Thursday, Apr 18, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Ahmed Abu Artema Ahmed Samir Abu Habil BDS Gaza Great March Israel Laurie Holden Palestine Palestine Solidarity Campaign PSC Razan al-Najjar Stephen Hawking

Despite Israel lobby’s efforts, Tonge delivers clear message

Despite an extensive campaign of intimidation, abuse and vitriol by the pro Israel lobby, Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign succeeded in holding its planned talk by Jenny Tonge on Israel’s apartheid state – a victory, as HPSC says, for freedom of speech. The group’s Laurie Holden reports on the meeting, and describes the strenuous efforts which preceded it to overcome the attempts to disrupt it by the faceless defenders of an unacceptable Israel. Photos by Russell Jacobs.

Israel lobby launches malicious attack on Hastings PSC event

When Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign planned a public meeting with Dr Jenny Tonge on Everyday Life in Apartheid Israel, they arranged to hold the event at the White Rock Hotel. But the hotel found itself the victim of a malicious attack by the pro Israel lobby, forcing a switch of venue, as HPSC’s Laurie Holden explains. 

Posted 19:27 Tuesday, Jan 22, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Israel Jenny Tonge Laurie Holden Palestine Solidarity PSC White Rock Hotel

How to support Palestine

As life under Israel’s occupation becomes intolerable for Palestinians, Laurie Holden of the local Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) gives a few pointers as to how the local community can show solidarity.

Posted 21:22 Wednesday, Jan 2, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Ahava BDS Benjamin Netanyahu Caterpillar Elbit Gaza GCHQ Hewlett-Packard Israel Jenny Tonge Laurie Holden Medical Aid for Palestinians NATO Norway Palestine Solidarity Campaign PGGM PSC Puma Quakers SodaStream

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

PSC vigil for jailed schoolgirl Ahed Tamimi

News of the imprisonment of Palestinian schoolgirl Ahed Tamimi in an Israeli military jail has sparked international outrage. Laurie Holden of the Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) reports on the local campaign to support her.

Posted 22:27 Tuesday, Feb 6, 2018 In: Politics Tags: Israel Laurie Holden Mohammed Palestine Solidarity Campaign PSC

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
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