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UC Berkeley's Second Year of Israeli Apartheid Week
by SJP
Saturday Feb 28th, 2009 11:15 PM
Here's our own lineup:
Tuesday 3/3, 200 Wheeler 6:00 PM
Separate and Unequal: Legal and Institutional Discrimination
A panel of speakers featuring former Mayor of Santa Cruz Scott Kennedy and Boalt Hall Graduate Eyad Latif discussing the way in which Israel’s legal system is set up to discriminate against Palestinian citizens of Israel.

Wednesday 3/4, 2050 VLSB
Political Prisons: I Have Always Loved Criminals
A film screening of Light at the End of the Tunnel reflects on some of the problems that Palestinian detainees face after their release from Israeli (and Palestinian Authority) prisons. Six ex-detainees, two women and four men, talk about their life after being released.

Thursday 3/5, 101 Wurster 7:30 PM
Making the Connection: What was Done and What is to be Done
Professor of History at Stanford University Joel Beinin, Berkeley PhD candidate and Electronic Intifada journalist Osamah Khalil, and Director of Campaigns and Programs at Jewish Voice for Peace Sydney Levy will be discussing the U.S.-Israeli relationship and the potential for an effective Boycott, Divestment, and Sanction Initiative.

Friday 3/6 Lipman Room (8th floor of Barrows) 6PM
Palestine: Strength in Struggle
Join us in a celebration of the struggle and resilience of the Palestinian Identity. From food to oud, and from poetry to stand-up comedy, come see how a besieged people persevere their culture and shrug away their ugly reality.


Friday 3/6 One Taste (1074 Folsom St.) 8-11PM
Building Community—Building Resistance
After the IAW closing event, join Break the Siege to launch a Bay Area campaign to Boycott Israeli Apartheid. Emceed by Nadeen Elshorafa with performances by Invincible and DJ Emancipation, Debka by Al Juthoor dance troupe, and poetry performances by Mahaliyah Ayla O, Lubna Morrar, Maria Poblet, Hadeel Ramadan, Dina Omar and more.

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