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Documentary on Israel's Gaza Massacre: UC Berkeley Israeli Apartheid Week 2010 -- Schedule

Date:
Tuesday, March 02, 2010
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Screening
Organizer/Author:
UC Berkeley Cal Students for Justice in Pales
Location Details:
Location: Room 2060, Valley Life Sciences Building
(Near west side of main campus; within easy walking distance of downtown Berkeley BART station; or NW of Sproul / Dwinelle Plazas, near Telegraph Ave and Bancroft Way; on AC Transit #51 bus line)

Tuesday, March 2nd:

TO SHOOT AN ELEPHANT – Come watch a film made by international eyewitnesses present in the Gaza strip during Israel's Dec '08 - Jan '09, "Operation Cast Lead" ('Channukah Massacre'), followed by testimonies by Israeli soldiers about their experiences in the occupied territories.

Location: Room 2060, Valley Life Sciences Building
Time: 7 pm

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For rest of Israeli Apartheid Week schedule see:

http://calsjp.org/events


Wednesday, March 3rd:

DEBATING BOYCOTT DIVESTMENT AND SANCTIONS – What is the state of the international BDS movement for Palestine? Why is BDS important and what can you do?

Speakers: OMAR BARGHOUTI , Co-founder of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

Location: Room 105, Boalt Hall School of Law – Bancroft between College & Piedmont
Time: 6:30 pm


Thursday, March 4th:

STRIKE – Join the massive statewide Strike and Day of Action in Defense of Public Education.
Strike agenda:

7am -12pm: Massive Picket Lines @ North Entrance, Sather Gate, Oxford & Center and California Hall

12pm: Rally @ Bancroft & Telegraph and March to Downtown Oakland for the Rally


Friday, March 5th:

CULTURAL CELEBRATION / FUNDRAISER- A night of Arabic music, dance, food and poetry:

-Arabic music ensemble directed by Elias Lammam

-Poetry by Mahaliyah Ayla O, Lubna Morrar, Dina Omar and Hadeel Ramadan

-Middle Eastern food from local restaurants and cafes such as Sunrise Deli and Fertile Grounds

-Debke (Traditional Palestinian Dance) by Al-Jathoor

-Speaker: ZIAD ABBAS of Ibda’ Cultural Center (Bethlehem, West Bank) and the Middle East Children’s Alliance

Proceeds will go to the Middle East Children’s Alliance “Maia” (Arabic for “Water”) project in Gaza.

Location: MLK Multi-Cultural Center, Inside the ASUC building
Time: 7 pm


Monday, March 8th:

PALESTINIAN NON-VIOLENT RESISTANCE & INTERNATIONAL SOLIDARITY- A presentation of community-led movements against Israeli policies in the West Bank. Come learn about the realities of the Apartheid wall, home demolitions, displacement and the struggle for educational rights in Palestine.

Speakers: Lubna Masarwa, Alternative Information Center coordinator and Al-Quds University community organiser, Jerusalem;

Other speakers TBA

Location: Room 105, Boalt Hall School of Law – Bancroft between College & Piedmont
Time: 6:30 pm

*This event is co-sponsored by: Law Students for Justice in Palestine and Jewish Voice for Peace.

There will also be DIRECT ACTIONS and DEMONSTRATIONS on Sproul throughout the week between 10 am and 2 pm. If you would like to help with tabling during the week, organizing Sproul activities, or any of the IAW events, send us an email at admin [at] calsjp.org or write on SJP’s facebook wall!


What is Israeli Apartheid Week?

Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) is an annual international series of events held in cities and campuses across the globe. The aim of IAW is to educate people about the nature of Israel as an apartheid system and to build Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaigns as part of a growing global BDS movement.

Last year, Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) took place in more than 40 cities across the globe. IAW 2009 happened in the wake of Israel’s barbaric assault on the people of Gaza. Lectures, films, and actions made the point that these latest massacres further confirm the true nature of Israeli Apartheid.

IAW 2010 takes place following a year of incredible successes for the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement on the global level. Lectures, films, and direct actions will highlight some of theses successes along with the many injustices that continue to make BDS so crucial in the battle to end Israeli Apartheid.

Speaker information and full programmes for each city will be available on http://www.apartheidweek.org.

Join us in making 2010 a year of struggle against apartheid and for justice, equality, and peace.

For more information about Israeli Apartheid Week, please visit: http://www.apartheidweek.org

Also see our Facebook event here: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=357977179497&index=1
Added to the calendar on Mon, Mar 1, 2010 3:28PM
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