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Forum "Al-Nakba 70" with Zeiad Abbas Shamrouch
Date Friday May 18
Time 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location Details
2969 Mission St., near 26th St.
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorANSWER Coalition
Emailanswer [at] answersf.org
Phone415-821-6545
May 15, 2018, marks the 70th anniversary of Al-Nakba (The Catastrophe), the driving out of 750,000 Palestinians by means of terror, to enable the creation of the state of Israel.

Featured speakers:

Zeiad Abbas Shamrouch is a Palestinian refugee from Dheisheh Refugee Camp in the West Bank. He is the cofounder of the Ibdaa Cultural Center in Dheisheh. Zeiad is also a filmmaker, journalist and educator and was the co- producer and production manager of “Promises,” which was nominated for an Academy Award in 2002. Zeiad is currently Program Manager at the Middle East Children’s Alliance (MECA).

Richard Becker is the Western Region Coordinator of the ANSWER Coalition and author of "Palestine, Israel and the U.S. Empire."

$5-10 donation, no one turned away for lack of funds.
Refreshments provided. Wheelchair accessible.

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/614861762183405/
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Added to the calendar on Wednesday May 9th, 2018 11:47 AM