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Two Women tell Their stories of Palestine

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Date:
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
Time:
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type:
Teach-In
Organizer/Author:
Friends of Sabeel Sacramento Region
Location Details:
First United Methodist Church, 2100 J St, Sacramento

Sahar Abbasi, a mother of four and deputy director of Madaa Silwan Creative Center located in East Jerusalem will provide a firsthand account of daily life under occupation and siege by the Israeli military. She will also talk about the impact of child arrests on the children as well as the larger community.
Journalist Charlotte Silver, will talk about Gaza and the newly released anthology, Gaza Unsilenced. Silver reported from the West Bank, Palestine for two years. She writes regularly for The Electronic Intifada and Al Jazeera English. Her work has appeared on The Nation, In These Times, VICE and Jacobin Magazine.
Room Number 4: Photograph display
Illustrating the violations of Palestinian children’s rights in East Jerusalem, Room No 4 refers to the Israeli room at the Russian Compound in Jerusalem where the children are interrogated after they are arrested. The staged photos are accompanied by written testimonies from the children themselves. Additional photos show the violations of children’s rights in Jerusalem from home demolitions to illegal settler violence.
Photographs from Gaza will also be displayed.
Added to the calendar on Tue, Oct 6, 2015 9:06PM
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