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Campaigners keep pressure on ESCC ahead of Full Council

As it prepares for the next Full Council meeting on 1 December, East Sussex County Council continues to feel the heat from well-supported campaigns pushing for changes in its pension fund investment policy. Nick Terdre reports.

Posted 12:57 Sunday, Nov 22, 2020 In: Campaigns Tags: Divest East Sussex East Sussex Pension Fund Gerard Fox Nick Terdre PSC

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.

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

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

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

Harsh realities of life for Palestinian students

Did you suffer much in your student days? Most of us, if we use that word at all, would bring to mind hangovers, affairs of the heart or problems with flat-sharers. But for Tareq Ahram and his fellow students at Al Quds university on the east side of Jerusalem, the suffering is of a quite different order, as he related to the first public meeting of Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign on 5 February. PSC member Rachel Lever reports.

Posted 18:05 Tuesday, Feb 11, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: Amira Hass Iraeli Apartheid Week PSC Rachel Lever Southern Water Tareq Ahram Water apartheid
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