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    Give David Ward MP Your Money Because He Supports Palestine

    via Facebook: Karen Bett 17 December 2014 at 22:16 · Nitshill This MP has done more to support palestine than anyone else. PLease support him now David Ward MP My name is Jeanette Sunderland, I am the Campaign Team Leader for David Ward MP. Read David Ward’s ‘West Bank’ diary by clicking here Thank you for showing support for David’s campaign to end the collective punishment of the Palestinian David is constantly attacked by certain sections of the media for his work in support of Palestine and he often receives emails and letters of criticism. Next year he will face a really difficult re-election. I know that third-party organisations from outside…

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    The Half Decents: Syria Benefit Gig for Médecins Sans Frontières

    We are looking forward to seeing as many HP Readers as possible at this gig Some causes transcend political barriers. The plight of those trapped between the murderers of the Islamic State and the slaughter at the hands of Assad’s forces is one of those issues. The Facebook Event page is here: https://www.facebook.com/events/594797527292791/ On Saturday, 6 December, a band composed of bloggers, journalists and political activists from across the political spectrum will be playing a gig to support Medecins Sans Frontiers (Doctors Without Borders) and their vital work in the region. Dubbed “The Half Decents”, our ad-hoc band will perform a familiar blend of rock classics and blues standards, with…

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    Come out to support Israel TONIGHT!

    This is a press release from the ZF Do you believe Israel has the right to defend itself from terrorism? Do you believe Israel should respond when rockets are fired at her civilians? Do you believe Israelis should be free to visit this country without harassment? If your answer to any of these is ‘yes’ then come out to support Israel TONIGHT! This evening the Palestine Solidarity Campaign will be protesting against Tzipi Livni speaking in London. The ZF will be holding a mass pro-Israel rally in response, to show the Israel-haters that they won’t go unopposed. We have flags, banners and music – all we need is you! Our…

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    Israel’s Memorial Day: Project ‘Remember Together’

    This is a press release from WZO-UK In preparation for Yom Hazikaron (Israel’s Memorial day) which will be commemorated on this coming Monday, May 5th, we at the Department for Diaspora activities of the WZO-UK have initiated a special project titled:“Remembering together” The participants on this project are members of the Israeli salon, a communal group of Israeli students and young professionals set by the Department’s representative to the UK, Nir Cohen in 2012. As part of the projects, a few of the members of the salon have volunteered to go and visit different Jewish communities across the UK in order to share their personal stories in regards to Yom…

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    You strike, you settle, you get arrested

    This is  a press release from Labour Start Imagine if this happened to you: Your union is in a dispute with your employer.  You call a strike.  The employer agrees to negotiate.  The strike ends, the workers return to work. And then the government steps in, announces that what you have done is illegal, and arrests the leaders of your union. That’s exactly what just happened in Fiji. Among those arrested was Daniel Urai, who is also President of the Fiji Trades Union Congress. I met Daniel at the LabourStart Conference in 2012 in Sydney. This is outrageous — which is why the International Trade Union Confederation and the International…

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    Hope not Hate: Stop Jobbik in the UK

    This is a press release from Hope not Hate Gábor Vona, the extremist leader of the Hungarian nationalist party, Jobbik, is on his way to the UK with plans to host a gathering of racists and antisemites on the eve of Holocaust Memorial Day. We can stop his mission of hate, but we must act quickly. Sign our petition demanding that Home Secretary Theresa May deny Gábor Vona entry into the UK. We fight extremism every day, but our efforts take on even greater meaning as we remember the Holocaust on Monday. If we miss this window of opportunity, Jobbik will be through the border and in London preaching antisemitic words…

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    Dialogue and the Challenge of Extremism – Has Interfaith Gone Wrong?

    THE ALL FAITHS NETWORK – “Britain’s first counter-extremism interfaith organisation” You are cordially invited to a special parliamentary event to mark national Inter Faith Week: “Dialogue and the Challenge of Extremism – Has Interfaith Gone Wrong?” CHAIRS ON THE PANEL WILL BE SPECIALLY RESERVED FOR: Mr Vivian Wineman (or his nominated representative), President of the Board of Deputies of British Jews, Co-Chair of the Inter Faith Network for the United Kingdom Mr Farooq Murad (or his nominated representative), Secretary General of the Muslim Council of Britain, Member Body of the Inter Faith Network for the United Kingdom CONFIRMED SPEAKERS: Revd Peter Colwell, Churches Together in Britain and Ireland Mr Douglas Murray, Henry Jackson Society Mr Sam Westrop,…

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    G20 Day of Action against Putin’s homophobic law

    This is a Press Release from Peter Tatchell Join us Tuesday 3 September, two days before the G20 summit 5-8pm, Downing Street, London SW1 London protest is part of Global Speak Out on Russia, with 19 cities A Day of Action – Love Russia, Hate Homophobia – will be held in London on Tuesday 3 September, just two days before the G20 summit opens in Russia. The London protest against Russia’s anti-gay law will take place outside the UK Prime Minister’s residence, Downing Street, London SW1, from 5-8pm. Join us and help us speak out for LGBT Russians. We are asking David Cameron: “What are you doing about the anti-gay…

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    Labo(u)r Day 2013

    This is a press release from LabourStart Today is celebrated as Labour Day in Canada (and Labor Day in the USA) and I’m very pleased to pass on some great news: Striking hotel workers in Toronto have won a huge victory, due in large part to the solidarity they were shown by fellow workers. The bitter 13 week long strike at the Toronto Plaza Hotel ended this weekend as 80% of the workers voted to ratify a new agreement with the company. According to their union, the United Steelworkers, the new agreement “removes all the draconian concessions demanded by hotel management and even provides a wage increase. Also removed from…

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    Keep Spencer and Geller Out Of The UK

    This is a press release from Hope Not Hate EDL leader Stephen Lennon has just announced that Pam Geller and Robert Spencer will be speaking at an EDL rally in Woolwich on Saturday 29th June. Geller and Spencer, are two of the most influential anti-Muslim agitators in the United States. They recently placed adverts on the New York subway calling Muslims “savages” and are the co-founders of the Stop the Islamisation of America group. Understandably, their organisation is considered a hate group and that’s why we are writing to the Home Secretary asking that she stops them from entering the UK. Will you co-sign the letter? http://action.hopenothate.org.uk/refuse-them-a-visa Just like the…