Archive for May, 2006

Join Us In Palestine this Summer

Tuesday, May 23rd, 2006

International Work in Palestine Tuesday 30th May 6.30pm Cowley Club, 12 London Rd, Brighton

Discussion and film showing about work with the International Solidarity Movement, (ISM) in Hebron in the occupied West Bank. ISM is a Palestinian lead movement aimed at supporting grassroots resistance against the occupation. In occupied Hebron we provide an international presence to prevent attacks by Israeli settlers and document Israeli military and settler violence. (more…)

Launch of Brighton-Toubas Region Friendship and Solidarity Group

Saturday, May 20th, 2006

Members of the Brighton and Hove Palestine Solidarity Campaign (BHPSC) have recently returned from a fact finding trip to Toubas, Palestine. They witnessed the impact of Israel’s occupation on the everyday lives of Palestinians in the Toubas Region and plan to set up an organization to give solidarity to the people living there.

The two Brighton residents met teachers, students, women’s groups, farmers co-ops and health care workers in Toubas who are isolated by the Israeli military occupation of the area. (more…)

WALL OF SHAME - Article in this weeks Schnews from Brighton Bloggers

Saturday, May 20th, 2006


West pushes Palestinians further into crisis

The remnants of Palestinian civil society, brutalized by the occupation and ongoing encirclement by the apartheid wall, is now reeling under the shock of the sudden removal of all US and EU aid. Their crime? To have voted in free and fair elections for a movement, Hamas, which Bush and Blair argue is ‘terrorist’.


We are now back in Brighton

Wednesday, May 17th, 2006

We are now back in Brighton, and working hard to set up the ‘Brighton - Toubas Friendship and Solidarity Group’. But keep reading, another friend of ours from Brighton will be travelling to Palestine in about a week’s time, and will posting some blogs when he gets there. (more…)

“This is the occupation…. the IOF killed my friend”

Wednesday, May 17th, 2006

We have just heard from Fatih, our friend from Toubas, that just over a week ago one of our taxi drivers was shot dead by the Israeli Army at a Raod Clusure near Toubas. (more…)

Nurse and patient turned back at Israeli Army checkpoint

Thursday, May 11th, 2006

On Sunday 30th April I had to unexpectedly cut my visit to Palestine short and return to Britain. I needed to get from Nablus, in th e North of the West Bank, to Jerusalem as quickly as possible. It took me five hours - others travelling with me did not get there at all. (more…)

Jerusalem Post coverage of Violence in Tel Rumeida

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006

Wow - Great article in Jpost

At last, a peaceful Shabbat in Tel Rumeida

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006

This Saturday everybody is apprehensive about further settler attacks. Over the last three shabbats settlers have mounted more and more organised attacks against internationals and Palestians in Tel Rumeida (see and and There is a large intrernational presence in response.


Tel Rumeida Journal

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006

This is my Journal for Monday 24th to Friday 28th April

Monday was a quiet day. Volunteers doing a lot of work preparing for the press conference on Wednesday. Press release and open letter to the police and army about rising settler violence being drafted. (more…)