THJFA/TH PSC Monthly Meeting 5th November

THJFA/TH PSC Monthly Meeting Thursday 5th Novemeber at 7pm we will be having our monthly meeting at our regular venue: the basement of UNITE Community Centre, Old Town Hall, 236 Cable Street, E1 OBL (nearest Tube/ Overground Shadwell). As well as reviewing our latest twinning visit, we will be looking at nominating new people to … Continue reading THJFA/TH PSC Monthly Meeting 5th November

Join the protest on Saturday 17th! Occupation breeds violence

In the last month, 29 Palestinians have been killed, over 270 arrested and 2700 injured by the Israeli military and the settlers they protect. At the time of writing, 8 Israelis have also been killed and dozens more injured. We can’t bring any of them back but we do have a way to fight back … Continue reading Join the protest on Saturday 17th! Occupation breeds violence

Our Visitor Yousef Awad meets Mayor of Tower Hamlets

On Friday 9th October, THJFA held a very productive meeting with Tower Hamlets Mayor John Biggs, Deputy Mayor Rachael Saunders, and Speaker Abdul Mukit. They all listened with great interest to Yousef Awad from Jenin , who told personal stories about the effects of the Israeli occupation on his life, and we reflected on the … Continue reading Our Visitor Yousef Awad meets Mayor of Tower Hamlets

Visitors from Jenin in Tower Hamlets

From October 6th to 16th, the Tower Hamlets Jenin Friendship Association (THJFA) will be hosting three delegates from the Palestinian Authority on an information and cultural exchange to the borough. THJFA has been working for a decade to build links between the Borough and the province of Jenin in the north of Palestine. The visit … Continue reading Visitors from Jenin in Tower Hamlets

Palestine Red Crescent Declares State of Emergency in West Bank

The PRCS has declared a level 3 state of emergency in the West Bank and East Jerusalem in response to increased attacks by Israeli soldiers and illegal settlers against Palestinians. You can find out more here on the Friends of Al-Aqsa website: http://foa.org.uk/news/palestine-red-crescent-society-declares-west-bank-state-of-emergency For the latest news of Israeli kidnapping and shooting of Palestinians in … Continue reading Palestine Red Crescent Declares State of Emergency in West Bank

Welcoming Visitors from Jenin to Tower Hamlets

THJFA and Tower Hamlets PSC are delighted to announce that we will be welcoming three visitors from Jenin to Tower Hamlets from Tuesday 6th until Friday 16th October. They will be received in the borough by politicians, trade unions, students and teachers. If you'd like more details of the programme, or would like to get … Continue reading Welcoming Visitors from Jenin to Tower Hamlets