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Abir Kopty on Challenges to Resistance in Palestine
Date Sunday June 16
Time 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Location Details
Mission Cultural Center
2868 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorStephen McNeil
Emailsmcneil [at]
Phone415-565-0201 x12
An evening with Abir Kopty, Palestinian social, feminist and political activist. Born in Nazareth, currently based in Ramallah. Former city council member in Nazareth. Works as media analyst and consultant. Holds a Master's in Political Communication from the City University of London. She blogs at

Abir will speak to the challenges to resistance in Palestine and how Oslo influenced the will to resist among Palestinians. She will suggest the ways to overcome those obstacles and challenges and speak briefly on why BDS is important for resistance on the ground.
Added to the calendar on Tuesday May 14th, 2013 12:26 PM