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    Meetings are  held on the first Wednesday of the month (except August)  at 7.30 pm unless otherwise stated,  at Friends’ Meeting House, Lechlade Road, Faringdon.

    Our meetings are usually open to the public. For  more details, please ring 01367  710308 or 241707 or 240808

       Also -  Please try and bring with you a gift for the Tombola      (especially alcohol)/ new or good second hand items/toiletries/ tins    of food, etc. etc.   and/or a Bottle for the Bottle Stall –anything in a bottle, from shampoo to champagne.

      CALENDAR OF WW1 DATES

(AFFA – Arura-Faringdon Friendship Association. )

    Wed 1 Feb Monthly Meeting- Speaker:  Mayer Wakefield from Stop the War Coalition.

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      • Wed 1 Mar  Monthly Meeting. TBA
      • Wed. 5 Apr.  Monthly Meeting. TBA
        • Sat 1Jul Grand Peace Fete.  Not too early to start thinking about it!!   Bruce and Valerie Kent are looking forward to being our ‘Honoured Guests’!
      • Diary  dates for Regional and National Events
      • Tues 7 Feb  TBC   Oxfordshire Peace Campaign mtg. 2.30pm
      • Or Tues 14th
        • Tues 17 Jan Abingdon Peace Group. 8.0pm. Northcourt Centre, Northcourt Road, Abingdon. Discussion of Okinawa and Jeju Island following an excerpt from John Pilger’s film ‘The coming War with China’. Contacts 01235 526265
      • Thurs 2 Mar  Cuban Ambassador to speak in Oxford. Also a film.
      •   7.0pm More details later. Contact Carol. 01235 811728
      • Sat 4 Mar  London Demonstration. ‘Defend the NHS’
      •   Org. by People’s Assembly. More details later.

Reasons to be Cheerful.

    On 27th October 2016 ,the General Assembly of the United Nations voted overwhelmingly to begin negotiations in 2017  to ban nuclear  weapons.

    This historic decision signals an end to two  decades of paralysis in multi -lateral nuclear disarmament efforts. 123 nations voted in favour, 38 against, 15 abstentions. The UK., Israel and US voted against !

    More info. ICAN-  International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear weapons. www.icanw.org

     

We may not win by protesting. But if we don’t protest we will lose. If we stand up to them there’s always a chance that we will win’. Hetty Bower. Hetty died recently at the age of  108  after a lifetime of protest. We met her last  year at the ‘April Fool’s Day’  protest at Aldermaston.

 Sat 2 Jul 2016: 35th Annual Grand Peace Fete 2.00pm Clock House.   Please let Jennie or Karen know how you can help. Goods     wanted  for the stalls – Produce/Garden/Books/  Tombola/White Elephants (not clothes) / Bottle stall/ CAN YOU HELP?

    Unless we change direction, we are likely to end up where we are going’. Chinese proverb

    Ed Vaizey MP can be contacted at vaizeye@parliament.uk   or  0207  219  6350

     Support Palestinians. Boycott Israeli goods. Avoid ‘Agrexco’ and ‘Carmel Agrexco’ labels. Buy ‘Zaytoun’ olive oil from ‘Mustard Seed’  in Faringdon.

     Morocco invaded Western Sahara in 1975, and is still in occupation, oppressing the Saharawi. Morocco has divided the country with a 1.500 km wall, protected by minefields and 120,000 soldiers. More info: www.wsahara.org.u

    In 1975 Morocco invaded Western Sahara, and is still in occupation, oppressing the Saharawi. The length of the wall that splits Western Sahara into two is 2500km . This wall is also the longest and most dangerous wall all over the world, dividing Saharaui families, it has more than 9 000 000 antipersonal mines spread all over it (300 meters both sides) -  according to the Pentagon. 120 000 thousand soldiers are vigilating it with tanks, heavy artillery, and the worst of all is that the world never hears about this anachronism. There is another wall of silence we absolutely need to break. More info: www.wsahara.org.uk

    Support Palestinians. Boycott Israeli goods. Avoid ‘Agrexco’ and ‘Carmel Agrexco’ labels. Buy ‘Zaytoun’ olive oil from ‘Mustard Seed’  in Faringdon.

    All meetings are at 7.30pm Friends Meeting House, Lechlade Rd. (opposite former Duke of Wellington) unless stated otherwise. Further details, help with wheelchairs etc. phone 241707 or 710308.

2nd July 2016:

      • 35th GRAND PEACE FETE! -
        Clock House Coleshill. 2pm-5pm. Only 40 days to go ! Please collect all the usual things.
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