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Faversham and Whitstable Palestine Solidarity Campaign

We are one of over forty branches of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign across England and Wales, campaigning for Palestinian self determination, national, human and civil rights.
Faversham and Whitstable Palestine Solidarity Campaign has written 93 posts for Faversham & Whitstable Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Act now on child prisoners

The national PSC is asking all supporters to take action right away to help end the scandal of child prisoners being held by Israel. Please ask your MP to support Early Day Motion 563 on the military detention of Palestinian children by Israel. Just fill in your postcode on this page to automatically generate an email … Continue reading

‘Open Bethlehem’ screening in Canterbury

Our friends at East Kent Justice for Palestinians will show a screening of Open Bethlehem on Tuesday 28th November in Canterbury. The film was described by Channel 4’s Jon Snow as “One of the most remarkable and moving documentaries I have seen. The tragedy of the Palestinians encapsulated in the life of one town.” Leila … Continue reading

100 years of dispossession

Faversham & Whitstable PSC members joined thousands of others in London on 4 November to mark 100 years since the Balfour Declaration. The 1917 statement by the British government paved the way for the later creation of the state of Israel in Palestine, a crucial step in the dispossession and oppression of the Palestinian people. … Continue reading

Shining threads of resistance

A packed house at the Labour Club in Whitstable was treated to a stunning display of Palestinian costume and embroidery on October 13. Rayya Ghul displayed her personal collection of beautifully intricate thobs – a style of traditional dress – interweaved with the story of her own family history, a tale of refugees on both … Continue reading

Costume, culture and resistance – October 13th

You are invited to a unique, one-off event featuring a display of gorgeous Palestinian costume, with a presentation on how traditional dresses uphold Palestinian culture and are in themselves a form of resistance against Israeli oppression. This unmissable event will also include the first of our new style of open meetings for Faversham & Whitstable … Continue reading

Appeal: help make young skaters’ dream come true

Our friends at SkatePal have launched an appeal to raise funds for a new skatepark in Palestine, working in partnership with a local non-profit called SkateQilya. SkatePal have discovered a huge interest in skateboarding by Palestinian youth – both girls and boys – who have found it a wonderful way to express their creativity, skills, … Continue reading

Where Canterbury & Whitstable’s new MP stands on Palestine

Rosie Duffield, the newly elected Labour MP for Canterbury & Whitstable, has given early indications of being a supporter of Palestinians’ rights. The surprise winner of the seat, who ousted Conservative Sir Julian Brazier in the 8 June election, answered five questions on Palestine and Israel during the campaign, put to the candidates by Faversham … Continue reading

Vote for Palestine in Whitstable

Palestine Solidarity Campaign members have been seeking answers from the June 2017 General Election candidates about their positions on Palestine, so that they can send a message about how highly they rate this issue when casting their vote. We put those questions to the candidates in Canterbury & Whitstable, now we publish their responses. Thank … Continue reading

Vote for Palestine in Faversham

Palestine Solidarity Campaign members have been seeking answers from the June 2017 General Election candidates about their positions on Palestine, so that they can send a message about how highly they rate this issue when casting their vote. We put those questions to the candidates in Faversham & Mid Kent, now we publish their responses. … Continue reading

Whitstable vigil for hunger strikers – 6 May

The PSC will be holding a short vigil in support of the 1500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails who are continuing their hunger strike. Please join us at 2pm on Saturday 6 May at the Brian Haw peace bench on the beach at Whistable, by the Keam’s Yard car park. The prisoners, who are held … Continue reading

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