Posts Tagged ‘Moseley Road’

Midlands: Gaza events this week

EVENT: Public Meeting: Aid Gaza! Boycott Israel
SPEAKERS: Respect Councillor Mohammed Ishtiaq, Ray Gaston
VENUE: St Andrews Methodist Church, Pump Street [off High Street], Worcester
DATE: Tuesday 27th January 2009 | TIME: 7.30pm
CONTACT: 07966866837

INFO: Jointly organised by Worcestershire Palestine Solidarity Campaign and Worcester Stop the War Coalition, Worcester Palestine Group.
Facebook event page:


EVENT: Building Real and Lasting Links with Palestine
VENUE: Birmingham City Council House, Victoria Square, Birmingham, B1
DATE: Wednesday 28th January | TIME: 7.00pm

INFO: The Birmingham-Ramallah Twinning Initiative is hosting a practical public meeting on how to build grass root links with Palestine. Find out how you can help.
Facebook event page:


GAZA EVENT: Boycott Israeli Apartheid Campaign
Keeping up the pressure for Gaza and Palestine…
VENUE: Muslim Student Institute, Moseley Road, Balsall Heath, Birmingham, United Kingdom
DATE: 29th January 2009 | TIME: 7.00pm
CONTACT: 07812172885

INFO: Continuing the pressure on the Israeli state for the massacre in Gaza and the daily war crimes committed in Palestine, the next step is a meeting to establish a stronger and broader Boycott Israeli Apartheid Campaign.
Convened by Stop the War Coalition, Salma Yaqoob, Palestine Solidarity Campaign and Muslim Association of Britain.
Facebook event page:

Salma Yaqoob campaigns to save Birmingham’s Friends Institute

Salma Yaqoob Friends Institute protest

Salma Yaqoob heads the campaign to save the Friends Institute

Salma Yaqoob is currently defending and campaigning to save the Friends Institute in Moseley Road, Balsall Heath, against hypocritical Birmingham City Council plans to close the establishment amid claims of financial trouble, despite recently spending £8,000 to resurface the building’s car park.

Please read all of the following news stories:

Boost to City Living – 09.10.08 (Neil Elkes, Birmingham Mail)

Reprieve for Friends Institute in Balsall Heath – 26.09.08 (Jasbir Authi, Birmingham Mail)

Friends not Friends – 25.09.08 (The Stirrer)

Friends debacle has proved a shabby episode – 19.09.08 (Post Comment, Birmingham Post)

Anger at near-certain closure of Institute – 19.09.08 (Birmingham Mail)

Birmingham City Council wants to sell Friends Institute – 18.09.08 (Paul Dale, Birmingham Post)

Salma Yaqoob is defending the Friends Institute

Salma Yaqoob is defending the Friends Institute

Fight goes on to save a Friend to our city – 17.09.08 (Letters to the editor ‘Salma Yaqoob’, Birmingham Post)

Row over Friend’s Institute car park cash – 17.09.08 (Birmingham Mail)

Friends Institute boiler ‘can be repaired’ says council – 07.09.08 (Paul Dale, Birmingham Post)

Benefactor needed to save Friends Institute Building – 03.09.08 (Paul Dale, Birmingham Post)

Campaign launched to save Friends Institute in Birmingham – 01.09.08 (Paul Dale, Birmingham Post)

Join the ‘Friends of Friends’ facebook group here.