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Ahmed Abu Artema, of the Gaza Great March of Return
Date Thursday March 07
Time 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Event Type Speaker
Organizer/AuthorMiddle East Children's Alliance
Location Details
St. John's Presbyterian Church
2727 College Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94705
The Middle East Children's Alliance & The American Friends Service Committee present Palestinian journalist and refugee, Ahmed Abu Artema --one of the original organizers of the Gaza Great March of Return. He will speak about his experience, the future of nonviolent actions in Palestine, and his vision for a just and lasting peace. He advocates for restoration of Palestinian rights, and his writings have appeared in the New York Times, the Nation, and more.

Ahmed will be joined by Jehad Abusalim, a Chicago-based activist/scholar from Gaza and AFSC Program Associate. This event is part of AFSC's national speaking tour, "Hashtag to Headlines: How the Gaza Great March of Return Challenged the World"!!

Cosponsored by St. John's Presbyterian Church, Mission & Justice Committee

Tickets: $15, $25, $50 -- $50 ticket includes reserved seating in front rows!

Benefit for projects in Gaza

For info: 510-548-0542, meca [at] mecaforpeace.org, http://www.mecaforpeace.org
or Gazatour [at] afsc.org, 312-427-2534

Wheelchair Accessible

Read more!
I Helped Start the Gaza Protests. I Don't Regret It. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/14/opinion/gaza-protests-organizer-great-return-march.html

With the Great Return March, Palestinians Are Demanding a Life of Dignity https://www.thenation.com/article/with-the-great-return-march-palestinians-are-demanding-a-life-of-dignity/

$15 - $50, sliding scale.

Added to the calendar on Thursday Feb 21st, 2019 12:31 AM

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