west bank

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‘This is the story of how skateboarding came to Palestine…’

Epicly Palestine’d is the story of how skateboarding arrived in Palestine – and the difference it has made to young people in the West Bank.   ‘A small group of Palestinian teenagers gain the attention of the skateboarding world when they create a skate scene from scratch in the heart of the West Bank – … Continue reading

Child prisoner abuse: questions for Whately and Brazier

PSC members are being urged to contact their local MPs ahead of a parliamentary debate on 6 January on Palestinian children detained by the Israeli military. Photo from IMEMC and Electronic Intifada Israeli occupation forces are documented as arresting children as young as 12, and possibly younger. They are often abducted by soldiers in the … Continue reading

Honey of resistance

A local supporter of the Palestine Solidarity Campaign writes about his poignant encounter with a beekeeper on a recent trip in the southern Khalil hills in the West Bank of Palestine. J looks troubled at the bar this afternoon. She had an accident in the car a few days ago, and needs to pay a … Continue reading

A nightmare comes true

A local Faversham & Whitstable PSC activist is currently working in the West Bank, conducting research but also volunteering with the work of planting olive trees. He has just sent this devastatingly sad report of what is just one such incident among many faced by Palestinian farmers: In the night between the 16th and 17th … Continue reading

Fertile ground in Faversham for olive tree event

Faversham’s Fleur Hall was filled to capacity on 18 November for a film screening, discussion and a talk by a recently-returned local researcher about the situation facing Palestinian olive-growers trying to make their living under Israel’s military occupation of the West Bank. The evening began with a screening of the short film, The Uprooted, which … Continue reading

‘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

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