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International Solidarity

Bangor Ynys Mon take action for Gaza

In response to the murderous Israeli Defence Force attack on a flotilla carrying humanitarian aid to the besieged Palestinian territory of Gaza, Bangor and Ynys Môn (Anglesey) Peace & Justice G

Merthyr to Mayo: Shell to Hell!

This report is written as a letter to Pat O’Donnell and Niall Harnett who are in jail in Ireland for opposing Shell’s Corrib gas pipeline.

Free Gaza

Two letters


Bangor to Bethlehem

It’s the time of year for festivals again, and through the weekend of 16-18 April visitors to the old farm buildings of Neuadd Hendre, near Bangor in Gwynedd, could enjoy top Welsh bands, listen to

Gaza: breaking the Israeli siege

Eight ships are at the time of writing preparing to try to take badly-needed supplies into Gaza, in defiance of the Israeli naval blockade.

Ray Gaston, A Heart Broken Open: Radical Faith in an Age of Fear

(Wild Goose Publications, 2010; ISBN 978-1-905-010-61-5; 202pp; £13.50)


Sharyn Lock and Sarah Irving, 'Gaza: Beneath the Bombs'

Pluto, 2010; ISBN 978-0-745-330-24-2; 240pp; £12.99


Vulture funds banned

On 8 April, Britain became the first country in the world to ban profiteering in “third world debt”, in the final hours of the last parliament.

Red Dragon in Gaza

In February 2009, I went to Gaza as one of a European Parliament group to see the destruction caused by Israeli attacks.

Free Gaza! Free Egypt!

The anniversary of the Israeli assault on Gaza was marked with protests in the Middle East and in Britain.