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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

Aid worker in another world

When Eileen Masters volunteered to sort out accounting problems at Oxfam’s Kabul office in 1992, she didn’t know just what she would be letting herself in for. Her five-month stint in Afghanistan is described in graphic detail in her memoir, A Dangerous Place To Picnic. Nick Terdre met her to find out more.

Posted 20:26 Saturday, Nov 7, 2015 In: Hastings People Tags: Afghanistan Dilliebooks Eileen Masters Hastings Writers’ Group Mazar-i-Sharif Nafisa Nick Terdre Oxfam Peshawar Woolworth's Zia

Local call to oppose new colonialisation of Africa

On Sunday 3 August campaigners from the Bexhill and Hastings World Development Movement (WDM) group will once again be active participants in St Leonards Gardens Festival, this time highlighting the government’s support for what they see as a new colonialisation of Africa. The group’s Christina Lucey reports.

Posted 20:31 Sunday, Jul 27, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: Africa Barbara Echlin Benin Burkina Faso Cargill Christina Lucey colonialisation Cote d'Ivoire Denis Lucey Ethiopia Friends of the Earth Ghana La Via Campesina Malawi Monsanto Mozambique New Alliance for Food Security and Nutrition Nigeria Oxfam Senegal Tanzania UN International Year of Family Farms Unilever War on Want
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