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‘The Uprooted’ – film and discussion evening, 18 November

On 18 November 2014, Faversham & Whitstable Palestine Solidarity Campaign will screen a short documentary, The Uprooted: A Tale of Palestinian Farmers – all are welcome and¬†entry is free (donations are requested). Afterwards there will be a discussion, as well as the chance to buy Zaytoun Palestinian olive oil and hear about the PSC’s recent … Continue reading

Take part in week of action on prisoners

Samidoun, the Palestinian prisoner solidarity network, is holding a week of action. There are many campaigns and causes, which you can help, working for the release and rights of political prisoners jailed by Israel. There is also a campaign for the right of prisoners’ families to visit them, which is routinely denied by Israel – … Continue reading

Now you can join us on Facebook and Twitter

We’re happy to say that we’re feeling sociable, so you can now keep up to date with FWPSC news, have your say and more on social media – by liking us on Facebook and following us on Twitter. You can also, if you want, get an email alert each time we put a news item … Continue reading

Robertson supports statehood but backs border rewarding Israel’s land theft

Faversham & Mid Kent MP Hugh Robertson has warned Parliament that Israel’s continued settlement-building is a major obstacle to finding a solution in Palestine-Israel – but he has endorsed a new border that would see Israel swallow up land annexed by its illegal separation wall. Many Palestine solidarity campaigners will be dismayed that he proposes … Continue reading

Local MP votes to recognise Palestine

Faversham & Mid Kent MP Hugh Robertson joined with 273 other MPs to vote in favour of recognising Palestinian statehood in this week’s historic parliamentary vote – but Canterbury & Whitstable MP Julian Brazier did not vote at all. The vote, which does not bind the government but sent a strong message of solidarity with … Continue reading

One week to tell your MP: Vote to recognise Palestine

We have one week to ask our local MPs to vote to recognise Palestinian statehood – please join this action by calling on Hugh Robertson MP, Julian Brazier MP and other local MPs to support this move. The decision in Parliament on Monday 13th October will not be binding on the Government, but it would … Continue reading

Find us at Faversham Market on 11 October

Members of Faversham & Whitstable PSC will be running a stall in Faversham Market on Saturday, 11th October – do come along and say hello. We’ll be positioned in front of the Royal Cinema in the market square from 9.30am to 1pm. You will be able to ask any questions you might have,¬†find out more … Continue reading

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