A Sussex seaside resort could be twinned with a Palestinian community in Gaza.
Councillors in Hastings have said they support a move to twin the East Sussex town with the war-ridden community of Al-Mawasi in Gaza.
Refugees fleeing intense fighting in Khan Younis are trapped in Al-Mawasi.
housands are reported to be crammed into the tiny coastal town to the south of the Gaza strip.
Julia Hilton, who became the leader of Hastings Borough Council this month, gave her support to the move at a meeting last Wednesday.