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HEALTH & HUMAN RIGHTS: Health Effects of Occupation

Date:
Wednesday, October 13, 2004
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
ISM & Middle East Children's Alliance
Location Details:
La Pena Cultural Center
3105 Shattuck Ave., Berkeley

HEALTH & HUMAN RIGHTS:
PALESTINIAN/ISRAELI PHYSICIANS REPORT
on the health effects of Occupation


PHYSICIANS FOR HUMAN RIGHTS-ISRAEL (PHR-Israel) speak together, as Arab and
Jewish Israelis, to offer a vision to a better and just society that has a
decent, respectful relationship with its neightbors. PHR-Israel includes
over 1000 phsycians who actively counteract Israli human rights violations
and provide health care where it is otherwise denied.

DR. MATANI HASSAN is a surgeon and family doctor who has worked at the
Hillel-Yafe medical center of Hadera (Israel), practices at an outpatient
clinic for Israeli Health Services, and is active with Physicians for Human
Rights-Isr! ael since 1988.

DR. RUCHAMA MARTON is a psychiatrist, feminist, and President/founder of
Physicians for Human Rights-Israel . Her publications include Torture: Human
Rights, Medical Ethics and the Case of Israel (edited with Neve Gordon).
She has received several peace and human rights awards.

Benefit for Physicians for Human Rights-Israel
$10-$20 sliding scale, no one turned away

Sponsored by Middle East Children's Alliance & International Solidarity
Movement/No. CA. For info, 510-548-0542, http://www.mecaforpeace.org
Added to the calendar on Mon, Oct 11, 2004 8:30PM
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