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An Evening with Iyad Burnat, Bil'in Popular Committee Representative

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Date:
Sunday, January 06, 2013
Time:
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Event Type:
Speaker
Organizer/Author:
Cindy Shamban
Location Details:
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
2868 Mission St.
San Francisco, CA 94110

Iyad Burnat is head of the Bil'in Popular Committee and a leader of the village's non-violent popular resistance movement. Since 2005, citizen's of Bil'in have held weekly demonstrations against the building of the separation wall and the encroachment of illegal settlements.

Iyad will tell stories of Bil'in and life in occupied Palestine. He will discuss strategies for non-violent popular resistance with a goal of peace and prosperity for all people.

$ 10 - $20 Sliding scale, no turned away for lack of funds.

Sponsored by: Jewish Voice for Peace Bay Area; Bay Area Women in Black; Friends of NorCal Sabeel; Interfaith Peace Builders; Middle East Children's Alliance; Students for Justice in Palestine (UCB)


Added to the calendar on Sun, Dec 16, 2012 8:14PM
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