|April 11, 2013|
|7:45 pm||to||9:15 pm|
Friends Meeting House
Organised by Cambridge City Group Amnesty International http://www2.amnesty.org.uk/groups/cambridge/about-0
Averil Parkinson from Cambridge Palestine Solidarity Campaign will talk about the origins of national PSC and how local branches relate to the national body. She will explain how they work in Cambridge, the links and crossovers with a myriad of other organisations, what specific campaigns are ongoing, contacts with Parliament, and especially the important relationship with Amnesty.
|March 26, 2013|
|7:30 pm||to||9:30 pm|
Amnesty Letter Writing Meeting - Focus on Israel
and Occupied Palestinian Territories
involved: Write letters to and on on behalf of individuals at risk in Israel and
the Occupied Palestinian Territories. By writing a letter, you can challenge the
practices that lead to human rights violations and bring about change. Newcomers
are welcome - no previous letter writing experience required! Information,
writing paper and envelopes supplied. You are welcome to bring and pass on
information about cases in other countries.
Contact: Sheila Hakin, email@example.com, for more
|March 16, 2013|
|2:00 pm||to||4:00 pm|
United Reformed Church
Cherry Hinton Road
Cambridge CB1 7AJ (corner of Hartington Grove)
Munther Isaac from Bethlehem Bible College
One State? Two States? How should Palestinian Christians respond?
Followed by discussion
|March 15, 2013|
|7:00 pm||to||11:45 pm|
231 Newmarket Road
Cambridge CB5 8JE
The Uprizing family bring you:
We are extremely pleased to be supporting The Amos Trust (www.amostrust.org) for this session, with a night of raising funds and awareness for the people of Palestine. All the cash from the door will go towards rebuilding a demolished house near Bethlehem at the beginning of April.
|February 24, 2013|
|7:30 pm||to||10:00 pm|
St Paul’s Church large hall
temporary entrance via St Paul’s Rd
Organised by Hanin Cafe and Amos Trust http://www.amostrust.org/
A cafe-style musical evening with a variety of local artists to raise funds for rebuilding a demolished home in Palestine.
Featuring the Classic Buskers and the acapella choir Resound
Palesinian snacks and refreshments
Donations £13 at the door (students £8)
|February 20, 2013|
|7:00 pm||to||9:00 pm|
victims during ‘Operation Cast Lead’ in 2009, when they were the only two
Western eyewitnesses, and again during ‘Pillar of Defence’ in 2012. Copies of
the new edition of their book ‘Eyes in Gaza’, with foreword by Noam Chomsky,
will be available.
|February 9, 2013|
|11:45 am||to||1:45 pm|
Organised by Cambridge PSC
Join us to collect material for supermarket leafletting.
|January 10, 2013|
|8:30 pm||to||10:00 pm|
Palestinians, an energetic British organization with over 1600 signatories,
including a number of prominent public figures. We aim to bolster and broadcast
the alternative voice of British Jewry, secular and religious, who refuse to
give unconditional support to Israel and determinedly proclaim the message: ‘Not
in Our Name’. The organisation vociferously opposes Israeli policies that
undermine the livelihoods and human, civil, and political rights of the
Naomi will talk about the work of the organisation
and that of the Israeli Peace and Human Rights organisations that it supports,
as well as touching on her personal experience of being a Jewish activist
working for Palestinian human rights and volunteering on the West
Many people will know Jews who are liberal and humanitarian and yet
go silent where the actions of Israel are concerned and hold seemingly
inconsistent beliefs. Indeed, you may have talked to some while campaigning for
Amnesty. While being careful not to suggest a homogeneous ‘Jewish experience’,
Naomi aims to shed light on some of the identity issues and psychological
conflicts involved, with regards to community norms, security concerns, Zionism,
the idea of the homeland and aliyah, the Right of Return.
|December 3, 2012|
|7:15 pm||to||9:15 pm|
Organised by Cambridge PSC, CU Palestine Society, Cambridge Socialist Workers Party
Dr Jacob Norris - CU Faculty of History
Karl Sabbagh - Palestinian author and filmmaker
Sir Terence English - South African physician, formerly Master of St Catharine’s College
|November 28, 2012|
|2:00 pm||to||6:00 pm|
House of Commons, London SW1A 0AA
Please join us for the National Lobby of Parliament for Palestine.
Please see here for details of how to get in touch with your MP and join us.