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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.
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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

Take a minute to support hunger-striking prisoners

1500 Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails are currently on hunger strike against the inhumane conditions they are held in. The PSC is asking all supporters of human rights to contact the Foreign Office to urge the UK government to take action. This important action only takes a minute – the PSC has provided the text … Continue reading

Israeli historian of Zionist ethnic cleansing to speak in Canterbury

Ilan Pappé, a self-exiled Israeli historian who has documented the war crimes carried out by Zionist forces during the Nakba in 1948, will speak in Canterbury on 17 May. Hosted by our friends at East Kent Justice for Palestinians, the talk will take place at St Peter’s Methodist Church, High Street, Canterbury. The meeting starts … Continue reading

Join our Palestinian Kitchen for food, art and film – 30 March

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