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Omar Barghouti is an author, researcher and commentator who is devoted to upholding international law and respecting human rights. He is a leading proponent of using boycott, divestment and sanctions to free Palestine from Israeli control and is often featured on Democracy Now, Electronic Intifada and other prominent outlets. Of Palestinian heritage, Barghouti was born in Qatar, grew up in Egypt and now makes his home in the West Bank community of Ramallah. Barghouti is also a founding committee member of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel and is currently studying for a masters degree in philosophy at Tel Aviv University. He spoke on the BDS Campaign in Santa Cruz at the First Congregational Church on Sunday January 8th 2012.
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