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May 2019

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Global Justice Sheffield announcement

For June 2019

Global Justice Sheffield global are looking for willing volunteers for Peace in the Park, Sat 8th June, and the Sharrow Festival, Sat 6th July. Newcomers especially welcome, and you will be placed with at least one "old hand" there at all times, who can h...

Extinction Rebellion Sheffield statement

Statement 24th April 2019

This week activists from Extinction Rebellion Sheffield engaged in a major protest that saw more arrests than the poll tax riots and, unlike the riots, was entirely peaceful. This movement was in favour of a sustainable world free from the impending threat...

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Events Listings

29th May 2019

Sheffield Environment Weeks

Sat 27 Apr-Sun 9 Jun 2019

We can be proud of the hundreds of activities that make up Sheffield Environment Weeks, which has run for many years. They range from talks on a range of subjects, to projects like urban agriculture and wildlife conservation. To get involved see the timetable on the website. Officially it runs 27th April to 9th June but some events are on before this.

Sheffield Environment Weeks

"Portraits of a Nation"

Tue 28 May to Wed 5 Jun, DINA, 32 Cambridge St. S1 4HP

DINA is the venue for this week-long photo exhibition to raise money for homeless charities. It features stunning work by @s.t.marks. Entry is free. Opening times 10am-4pm.

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Trip to the West Bank: Feedback

Wed 29 May 2019, 6pm, United Reform Church, Norfolk St. downstairs room

Come and hear about the experience of visiting the West Bank last November. A Sheffield Labour Friends of Palestine talk with information about what their delegation did, and impressions from what was seen and heard. Also information about future visits for those who might be interested in going.

In the visit to the West Bank the SLFP delegation were shown "facts on the ground" such as settler-only roads. The visit also included visits to East Jerusalem, the Jordan Valley, Ramallah, Nablus, Tubas, Bethlehem and the Beit Jala and Cremisan Valley. It included meetings with many groups struggling for justice in Palestine including the UN Office for Co-ordinating Humanitarian Affairs, representatives from Fatah, the Military Court Watch on children in prison, the Free Marwan Barghouthi and all Political Prisoners Campaign, the non-violence resistance committee in the village of Nabi Saleh, a visit to projects in the Al Askar Refugee Camp, and to various schools in Nablus and Tubas. In Bethlehem they visited Aida Refugee camp, and visited the Beit Jala and Cremisan Valley with a representative of the PLO Negotiation Affairs Department.

Please take time to read about Hafez Omar, a Palestinian political poster artist. He was arrested at home in Ramallah on 13th March, and taken by force to an Israeli prison by the military.

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