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|ANSWER Forum: The U.S.-Backed Israeli War on Gaza: The real aims behind the media lies|
|Date||Thursday January 22|
|Time||7:00 PM - 9:00 PM|
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|Centro del Pueblo, 474 Valencia St. at 16th St., near 16th St. BART|
|answer [at] answersf.org|
|Address||ANSWER Office: 2489 Mission St. #24|
ANSWER Forum & Discussion
The U.S.-Backed Israeli War on Gaza: The real aims behind the media lies
· Why did Israeli launch it’s deadly offensive against Gaza now?
· How does the assault on Gaza fit in with U.S. aims in the Middle East?
· What is the role of the governments of Egypt, Jordan & Saudi Arabia?
Speakers will include: Jess Ghannam, of the Free Palestine Alliance, who has participated in medical delegations to Gaza over 40 times; and Richard Becker of the ANSWER Coalition who visited the West Bank just after the Jenin massacre in 2002.
Discussion will follow presentations
Sponsored by ANSWER Coalition, Free Palestine Alliance and National Council of Arab Americans.
$5-10 donation (no one turned away for lack of funds) Wheelchair accessible.
Call 415-821-6545 for more info or to reserve free childcare. Volunteers needed to help with outreach for this event.