9 – 10 August Protests


Stroud Vigil Saturday 9 August
12-1pm. Stroud High Street (near the church)
Organised by Stroud Peace Movement – contacts John Marjoram 01453 750962 & Carole Oosthuysen 01453 872446 Everyone welcome. Bring placards expressing your views.

Bristol Islamic Fayre, Sunday 10 August

12.00 – 6.00om, at Eastville Park, Bristol
Pro-Palestine and Anti-war campaigns to be among the 80 stall holders at this annual event which attracts over 12,000 visitors Also includes live stage performances, exhibitions, funfair, etc.

Candlelit vigil for Gaza, at Bath Abbey, Sunday 10 August

Plan is for a music/cultural/multi-faith vigil outside Bath Abbey at 7:30pm, then candles and prayers through sunset.
Contact communications@bethlehem-BANES.com for details.

And remember two events in the Forest

Monday 11th August at 7-30pm, at the Bailey Inn, Yorkley, a talk about issues in the West Bank seen through the lens of a rural community in “Five Broken Cameras”
Every Wednesday from 5:00pm, weekly vigil in the centre of Coleford for Peace in Gaza
Contact ForestOfDeanPeace@gmail.com for more details.

And our regular monthly meeting, Thursday 14 August, 7:30pm. At the Friends Meeting House, Cheltenham

Finally, National PSC are calling on everyone to hold coordinated days of local actions on Friday-Sunday, 15/16/17 August focusing on Gaza and Sanctions. If you are able to organise something tell Sam.Wheeler@palestinecampaign.org who will post them online.

We’ve a plentiful supply of leaflets, fact-sheet and placards in stock to back-up whatever you decide to do.

1849 Palestinians killed, including 1354 civilians, 415 children (UN figures from http://www.ochaopt.org). 67 Israelis killed, 3 civilians.

The people in Gaza need an end to the blockade and the constant aggression, the people in the West Bank need freedom from illegal occupation and illegal land annexation for Israeli settlements.


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