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Robertson and Brazier under the microscope

We’ve added two new pages to this site, aiming to bring together information and links on what our local MPs have said and done on Palestine. Both Hugh Robertson (right), MP for Faversham and Mid Kent, and Julian Brazier (left), MP for Canterbury and Whitstable, have both taken some newsworthy positions. Mr Robertson has recently … Continue reading

Brazier under fire for promoting military components firm

Canterbury and Whitstable MP Julian Brazier has been criticised for promoting companies that enable Israel to carry out its deadly attacks on Palestinians. The junior defence minister was visiting Raytheon in Fife, and took the opportunity to promote the “crucial” products supplied to it by Whitstable-based Amphenol. Both companies provide military-use components to Israel. Mr … Continue reading

Your politicians on Palestine

Mindful that next year is a big election year in the UK, it seems like a good time to make it easier for you to find out where your elected representatives stand on Palestine – their words and their actions. So with that in mind, we’ve begun to categorise any items on this website that … Continue reading

So many reasons to boycott HP – sign the pledge

An important campaign from the PSC about a company whose products lots of us have in our homes. The list of ways that HP actively facilitates Israel’s oppression of Palestinians is devastating. Take a few seconds to sign the boycott pledge. “Hewlett Packard (HP) is best known for producing our printers and laptops. But it … Continue reading

Solidarity on the streets of NYC

PSC members Diane and Marion have recently returned from New York. Here they give a vivid account of the ways in which voices for solidarity with Palestine are growing in this longtime bastion of support for Israel. Words by Diane Langford, photographs by Marion Macalpine When Marion and I visited New York recently, we were … Continue reading

Barclays told: Stop bankrolling Israeli bombs

An alliance of local people – including members of the FWPSC and CAAT – protested in Canterbury on Saturday 29 November against Barclays Bank’s investment in Elbit Systems, Israel’s largest arms company. At the same time, other Barclays branches were targeted for passionate but good-humoured creative direct action up and down the country to mark … Continue reading

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