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Palestine 1948: the doctor’s story

This Wednesday evening, at the White Rock Hotel, Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign has the privilege of welcoming Dr Khader Abu-Hayyeh, who will tell us his personal story of what the establishment of the State of Israel meant for himself, his family and his community, writes Rachel Lever.

Posted 10:35 Tuesday, May 13, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: 1948 Dr Khader Abu-Hayyeh ethnic cleansing Hastings Palestine Solidarity Society Lubya massacre Palestine Rachel Lever survivor White Rock Hotel
refuse to be enemies

Not The West Bank Wall: Permits available

Hastings Palestine Solidarity Campaign is planning a street theatre spectacular, when the big 5-Day May Day celebration of cross-Channel solidarity lands in Hastings. Not to give too much away in advance, we are focusing on the West Bank Wall. Security is the top priority but Permits will be available if you wish to pass through. Come and join us at Wellington Place, Sat 3 May, 11am til noon.

Posted 16:15 Wednesday, Apr 30, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: 5 Day May Day Hastings and Dieppe Bethlehem East Jerusalem Hastings Palestinian Solidarity Campaign International Court of Justice Israel JCB Nabka Not The West Bank Wall Palestinians Qalqilya Rachel Lever UN General Assembly West Bank Wall
Palestinian Freedom Song

Focus on Palestinian prisoners

People often ask: where is the Palestinian Mandela / Gandhi / Martin Luther King? The answer is that they are mostly murdered or imprisoned, just as Mandela, Gandhi and King were, explains the Hastings Palestinian Solidarity group.

Posted 21:09 Tuesday, Apr 8, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: Ahmed Kathrada Fabulous Red Diesel Hastings Hastings Against War Hastings Palestinian Solidarity Kat Lee Ryan Marwan Barghouti Palestine Palestine Freedom Song Rachel Lever Rob Weatherburn Robben Island

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

Palestine supporters get organised in Hastings

This Thursday sees the inaugural meeting of a Hastings branch of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign at the White Rock Hotel. Chris Cormack spoke to Rachel Lever, one of the founder members of the branch, to find out more about their aims and objectives.

Posted 13:13 Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014 In: Campaigns Tags: and sanctions BDS Boycotts Chris Cormack divestment friends of yatma Palestine Palestinie solidarity campaign Rachel Lever

Idea-gathering for cultural mobilisation

The council’s invitation to the creative community to discuss how to turn the mobilisation around the failed City of Culture bid to advantage drew a large attendance. The community now waits to hear what the council proposes to do next, writes Nick Terdre.

Posted 15:48 Monday, Jul 22, 2013 In: Arts News Tags: Battle of Hastings City of Culture Jeremy Birch Rachel Lever

Taking our cultural bearings

Although Hastings failed to make the City of Culture 2017 shortlist, can this short-lived initiative prove the catalyst for boosting the town’s image as a cultural centre? A follow-up meeting on Monday may provide the answer, writes Nick Terdre.

Posted 13:09 Friday, Jul 12, 2013 In: Arts News Tags: City of Culture Cultural Regeneration Symposium Kevin Boorman Rachel Lever
Hastings and Bexhill City of Culture 2017

City of Culture handbook

The local creative community has responded enthusiastically to the council’s eleventh-hour decision to enter a bid for the City of Culture 2017 award.

Posted 15:19 Wednesday, Jun 5, 2013 In: Arts News Tags: City of Culture Rachel Lever
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