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Palestinian Non-Violent Resistance and International Solidarity -- Israel Apartheid Week

Monday, March 08, 2010
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Panel Discussion
UC Berkeley Cal Students for Justice in Pales
Location Details:
Room 105, UC Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law (on SE corner of main campus)
Bancroft Way (between College & Piedmont Avenues)
Berkeley, CA

(within walking distance of downtown Berkeley BART station; and on AC Transit #51 bus line)


[Posted by JA. Internationally, most of us only have the ability to offer the Paletinian people non-violent support, like BDS, against Israeli apartheid; BUT, the Palestinian people have a moral, human and international law right (which, for any other people, applies against any other brutal colonizer-invaders *except*, apparently, against Zionist Jews in Palestine) to BOTH non-violent *and* ARMED STRUGGLE -- as the Palestinian people so chose -- against Israeli/Zionist colonialism and oppression -- just like the ANC and, before that, the Vietnamese, or any other brutally colonized people did! In fact, after then apartheid South Africa, Israel is the LAST legally racist colonial apartheid state of its kind in the entire world.]

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] 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

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:

Also see our Facebook event here:
Added to the calendar on Mon, Mar 1, 2010 4:41PM
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