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Title: Palestinian BDS Leader Omar Barghouti-"BDS: A Quest for Justice, Human Rights and Peace"
START DATE: Tuesday November 03
TIME: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location Details:
Tuesday, November 3rd, Jack Adams Hall, 7pm

San Francisco State University
Event Type: Panel Discussion
The Cesar Chavez Student Center and General Union of Palestinian students celebrate the Second Anniversary of the Edward Said Palestinian Cultural Mural



Keynote Address by Omar Barghouti

Panel by Dr. Rabab Abdulhadi and Dr. Judith Butler



BDS: A Quest for Justice, Human Rights and Peace

Omar Barghouti is an independent Palestinian researcher, commentator and human rights activist committed to upholding international law and universal human rights. He is a founding member of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel (PACBI) and a leader of the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israel.

He holds a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in electrical engineering from Columbia University, NY. He contributed to the philosophical volume, “Controversies and Subjectivity” (John Benjamins, 2005) and to "The New Intifada: Resisting Israel's Apartheid" (Verso Books, 2001). He advocates an ethical vision for a unitary, secular democratic state in historic Palestine.

He has also written extensively on political and cultural affairs on diverse subjects from Iraq to Palestine to contemporary dance.

Co-Sponsors:

US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, General Union of Palestinian Students, Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Initiative, Al-Awda, Associated Students Women Center, National Council of Arab Americans, ANSWER, International Solidarity Movement, Jewish Voice for Peace, MECA, International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network, San Jose Justice for Palestinians, SF State College of Ethnic Studies



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