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"Apartheid and the Youth of Palestine" (Part of Israeli Apartheid Week at UC Berkeley)
Date Friday February 08
Time 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Location Details
Heller Multicultural Center
MLK, Jr Building (at Telegraph and Bancroft)
UC Berkeley Campus
Berkeley, CA
Event Type Other
Organizer/AuthorAnna
"BREAK FREE FROM APARTHEID": A WEEK OF EVENTS IN SOLIDARITY WITH THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE AND THEIR STRUGGLE FOR EQUALITY, HUMAN RIGHTS AND JUSTICE!

In conjunction with the (inter) national Israeli Apartheid Week, UC Berkeley Students for Justice in Palestine is pleased to announce the following event:

Friday 2/8: "Apartheid and the Youth of Palestine" closing event.

Featuring Ziad Abbas Co-Director of Ibdaa' Cultural Center (Dheisheh Refugee Camp, Bethlehem) and Journalist Nora Barrows-Friedman.
Poetry by Dinna Omar, slide show, debkeh and
Palestinian Food ($5-10 SUGGESTED DONATION).
7 pm, Heller Multicultural Center, MLK, Jr Building, UC Berkeley.

Where do we go from here? This event, featuring two dedicated individuals who will talk about their experiences working with youth living under Occupation and Apartheid. They will provide their visions of what a just future for these youth and their communities will look like and will provide inspiration of what we can do here, in the U.S., to organize and work for peace AND justice in Israel/Palestine. Ziad Abbas, journalist and community organizer, is a recognized leader in his community and traveled throughout the world, as a representative and advocate for the rights of his people, bringing special attention to the issue of Right of Return for Palestinian refugees. Nora Barrows-Friedman has gained international recognition as an investigative journalist, focusing specifically on issues in the Middle East. Her current projects in the West Bank include Freedom Radio, the first radio station in a Palestinian Refugee Camp and a Hip Hop Production workshop for youth with members of the Palestinian Hip Hop group DAM.

http://www.apartheidweek.org/
http://www.calsjp.org
Added to the calendar on Tuesday Jan 29th, 2008 11:06 AM
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