Anarchist book club Wednesday 21st June at LARC

RADICAL WORKERS’ BLOC AT TOLPUDDLE 2017

This year’s Martyrs Festival and rally is Friday 14th to Sunday 16th July 2017, our well oiled machine will spring into action on Friday lunchtime, if you haven’t done this with us before it’s a lot of fun. If you have, you know what to expect … View map

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For a world without leaders, elections, jobs, money, nukes or fascists: Report from Radical Workers’ Bloc at Tolpuddle 2016.

Cooperative Economy: Jinwar: a village for women in Rojava

Who’s Beating Back ISIS in Syria? Talk by Rahila Gupta in Letchworth Garden City 12th July 2017 7:30pm.

Predominantly Kurdish defence forces, led equally by women and men commanders, are in the forefront of the fight against ISIS. Unnoticed by most of the world and its media, in the middle of a war zone in Rojava Northern Syria, a radical secular experiment in class and race equality and direct democracy with women in the driving seat is taking place. It could provide a model of governance for the rest of Syria but are its ideas too radical for both its allies and its enemies?

Wednesday 12th July, 7:30pm, at David’s Bookshop, Eastcheap, Letchworth Garden City, SG6 3DE. £3 entry. www.davids-bookshops.co.uk.
Organised by the North Herts Friends of Rojava. Contact: nhfor@outlook.com.

Message from the Palestine Solidarity Campaign, Southampton Branch.

Hello everyone

Please help us to make a noise for Palestine.We will be leafleting outside West Quay on Saturday between 10.30 and 1.30. Please join us. We hope to give out some balloons, display some banners and sing some protest songs.If you are planning to come or help, please e-mail me on pscsoton@gmail.com The event is to Mark the commemoration of the “Nakba” and to raise awareness of the involvement of the UK government due to the Balfour Declaration. The UK did not fullfil its’ obligations to the people of Palestine and allowed the widespread accumulation of Palestinian land by the Zionist movement. 100 years on from the Balfour Declaration and 69 years after the Nakba, there is still no justice for Palestine and the state of Israel continues to illegally settle Palestinian land. Please join us for a peaceful event to raise awareness of these issues.

Also if you can help with other stalls at either Sainsburys’ Bitterne or West Quay in May or June please get in touch.

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News from Southampton Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Here are some important dates for your diary. Please come along and join us we would love to see you. We meet monthly to plan actions and events. For dates and agendas, please e-mail

The Dorset Book Fair Sat 3rd June at Portfield Community Hall, Christchurch, BH23 2AQ. This is a fair promoting anti-oppression, anti-racism and environmental awareness of all kinds. There will many stalls and speaker events taking place. Southampton PSC will have a presence there and if you want to be involved please contact us.

A Celebration of May Day in Southampton, Monday May 1st 11am to 3pm, Palmerston Park, SO14 1ND. Please see attachment for further information. If you are available to help on the PSC Stall at this event then please get in touch. It should be an enjoyable day.

Sponsored Walk 28th May. A walk from Salisbury to Tisbury, through beautiful countryside. Please join us; it is a lovely opportunity to get to know others in the group. The sponsorship is for Medical Aid for Palestinians as well as PSC. Meet at 9.55, platform 4 Southampton Central. Back by 5pm.

Saturday 10th June London, Lunchtime Celebration of Palestinian Culture and Grand Send off for those walking in “Just Walk to Jerusalem.” Just Walk to Jerusalem is a campaign organised by Amos Trust to raise awareness of Justice for Palestine. See how you can become involved:

An Action you can take:

On Friday 7th April, Kamel Hawwash member of PSC Executive and also vice chair of the British Palestine policy council was refused entry into Israel under the new anti- boycott law. This follows the refusal last month to allow entry to Hugh Lanning PSC chair, and last weekend to Anuar Majluf, director of the Palestinian Federation of Chile. Kamel was on a family holiday with his wife and son, who he had to leave at the airport. Kamel’s wife has Jerusalem ID and he has many relatives in Jerusalem. Kamel has stated “I am personally devastated at my denial of entry. Firstly because I could not be with my wife and son for our holiday, but also because I have been denied entry to my homeland. I have elderly relatives that I will never see again if I am not allowed to enter in the future. I had to leave my wife and son alone in the airport in tears.”

Ben Jamal PSC Director stated ”The BDS movement peacefully pressures Israel to comply with international law and cease human rights violations. It draws directly from the tactics of Gandhi and Mandela to effect positive change. According to the Israeli government, human rights activism is a security threat. Fundamental democratic norms and freedoms don’t matter. The British government must demand that Israel ceases this harassment.”

Please write to your MP and ask that he/she writes to the foreign secretary and ask that they protest to the government of Israel in the strongest of terms.

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Documentary Of Rojava Revolution “ROZA – THE COUNTRY OF TWO RİVERS”