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Crafting Resistance – a tale of women’s resilience, 30 October

The founder of a women’s co-operative in the West Bank town of Hebron will be visiting Whitstable on Friday 30 October. Nawal Slemiah will talk about how her co-op has brought self-reliance to women in the town, the centre of which is occupied by a few hundred extremist settlers who attack local people regularly. Nawal … Continue reading

Double blow for Israeli-owned arms company

Kent-based Israeli-owned Instro Precision was occupied for a third time on Wednesday by protesters – and then saw its expansion plans thwarted that evening by Thanet councillors. Instro rents the top floor of the control tower at the former Manston Airport site, the target this week of activists who scaled the fence and then dropped … Continue reading

A blast at BBC bias

Our friends at Lambeth Palestine Solidarity Campaign have received this message from a member currently in Nablus in the West Bank. Having witnessed shocking acts of violence and oppression with his own eyes, Dave Owen here expresses his frustration and anger at the refusal by the BBC to report attacks on Palestinians and their allies. … Continue reading

Peace campaigners launch demo and lobbying over Kent arms company

Peace campaigners from Campaign Against Arms Trade East Kent have announced a protest in Thanet this Sunday 11th October. The “short sharp” demonstration, at 12 noon, is in response to a bid by Israeli-owned arms company Instro Precision to expand its business by moving from Broadstairs to a larger site at Manston Airport. Instro is … Continue reading

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