Talk: Gaza-An Unreachable Destination

August 17, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
August 25, 2015
7:30 pmto9:00 pm
Emmanuel Church
72 Trumpington St Cambridge
JAMES GODFREY will talk about the history of attempts to challenge the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip,
and the latest efforts of the Freedom Flotilla Coalition (FFC) of which his organisation
The International Committee for Breaking the Siege is a partner.
For the past 6 years the Israeli Navy has been preventing boats entering an area of 3-6 nautical miles from the Gaza coast.
Consequently people are denied the ability to fish and trade, and so make their living.

Book Launch: Susan Abulhawa

May 19, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
June 1, 2015
6:30 pmto8:00 pm

Heffers Bookshop
20 Trinity St Cambridge

The author of ‘Mornings in Jenin’ will be discussing her new book ‘The Blue Between Sky and Water’

‘Susan Abulhawa brings a raw humanity and delicate authority to the story of Palestine in this devastatingly beautiful tale’

Copies of the book will be available at a discounted price.

Tickets £4 (on the door by 5pm) or advised in advance from  

Talk and Music: Rebuilding a Home in Palestine

May 19, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
May 29, 2015
7:00 pmto9:30 pm

St Paul’s Church
Hills Road Cambridge

Chris Rose and Lia McClean will report back on their house-building trip.
The house is finished and the family have moved in.

Music from Farlanders

Simple supper and bar, retiring collection for the Amos Trust

Election Hustings: Is British foreign policy promoting justice in the Middle East

April 15, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
April 27, 2015
7:30 pmto9:30 pm

Friends Meeting House
12 Jesus Lane
Cambridge CB5 8BA

Organised by Cambridge Palestine Solidarity Campaign!/events/467387876759126/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Your chance to quiz election candidates on foreign policy

With Cambridge City candidates Julian Huppert(LibDem) Rupert Read(Green) Daniel Zeichner(Labour)
and South Cambridgeshire candidates Dan Greef(Labour) and Sebastian Kindersley(LibDem)

Supported by Cambridge Trades Council and Cambridge Stop the War Coalition

Book discussion: Return - A Palestinian Memoir

April 12, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
April 19, 2015
11:30 amto12:30 pm

Cambridge Union Library
9a Bridge St CB2 1UB

Part of the Cambridge Literary Festival

Author GHADA KARMI will talk about her new book ‘Return - A Palestinian Memoir’

see full details here

Musical Evening: Recital for Peace

February 28, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
March 8, 2015
7:00 pmto10:00 pm
Centre at St Paul’s Main Hall
Hills Road Cambridge

In collaboration with the Amos Trust
A cafe-style musical evening with a variety of local artists to raise funds for rebuilding a demolished home in Palestine.
Featuring performances by Michael Copley, Christina Barry, ReSound acapella choir led by Rowena Whitehead, Simon Oberst, Tom Howe, Fraser Reich and ‘For Whom the Bass Falls’(Arabic/Klezmer music band)

7.00 for 7.30pm Palestinian snacks and refreshments
Donations £13.50 at the door (students £9)
Online donations https://www.justgiving.comCornelia-McLean/
Amos Trust - Challenging injustice, Rebuilding hope
For further information about the visit, and a video of the last build, please visit

Discussion Panel: Students from Gaza

February 25, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
March 2, 2015
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Keynes Hall
King’s College

Organised by Cambridge University Palestine Society

Join us for a student-run discussion panel featuring Malaka Mohammed and Shahd Abusalama, who will share their personal experiences as Palestinian students in the UK, particularly on the role of Boycott Divestment and Sanctions in achieving a just peace in Israel-Palestine.

Film: Roadmap to Apartheid

February 20, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
February 25, 2015
7:00 pmto9:00 pm

Pavilion Room
Hughes Hall College

Organised by Cambridge University Palestine Society

The film is a historical documentation of the rise and fall of apartheid South Africa and shows how Palestinians feel they are living in a parallel system today. The screening will be followed by an open discussion. There will also be a series of photographs on display depicting ordinary life in the West Bank.

Talk: Ben White on Apartheid Israel

February 16, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
February 24, 2015
7:30 pmto9:00 pm

Keynes Hall
Kings College

Organised by Cambridge University Palestine Society

Author Ben White will talk on ‘Apartheid Israel: Exclusion, Segregation and Brutality’

Film: Children in Chains

February 5, 2015 · Posted in Event · Comment 
February 11, 2015
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

Anglia Ruskin University

Organised by Cambridge Stop the War Coalition

Screening of documentary film by Jon Pullman showing the abuse of Palestinian children in the Israeli Military Court System. Many children stand up against the occupying soldiers of Israel combating tanks and guns with mere stones but as the film explains “For them the consequences of defiance can be kidnap, torture and imprisonment” and this incarceration can include the solitary confinement of children.

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