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PSC calls for East Sussex pension fund divestments

Already under pressure due to its fossil fuel investments, East Sussex County Council now faces calls to divest from companies which the Palestine Solidarity Campaign says are involved in violations of Palestinian human rights. Nick Terdre reports.

Benefit for Palestine raises £1,000

The recent ‘Come Dine For Palestine’ benefit at the Concordia Hall raised much needed funds for the British charity Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP). Laurie Holden of the Hastings and Rye branch of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC) reports on the event.

Posted 08:19 Saturday, Sep 28, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Medical Aid for Palestinians Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Invite to remembrance of Al Nakba in Hastings Mosque

In an event jointly organised with Hastings and Rye Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Hastings’ Mosque in Mercatoria invites all members of the community to join them this Sunday, 16 June, to commemorate Al Nakba, when Palestinians were expelled or fled their homes. Kate Colley, chair of HRPSC, explains.

Posted 18:48 Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 In: Campaigns Tags: Dr Khader Gill Knight Hastings Mosque Imad Bourghli Kate Colley Palestine Solidarity Campaign

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.

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

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

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
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