Wednesday, November 8, 2006
This just in on the Muslim American Society Boston email list. Here's what your partners in dialog are really thinking:
The Northeastern University School of Law National Lawyers Guild Chapter & the Boston Coalition for Palestinian Rights present
BEYOND APARTHEID IN ISRAEL/PALESTINE:
The Reality on the Ground & Lessons from South Africa
[Time and Location snipped out.] Northeastern University Law School...
OMAR BARGHOUTI, Palestinian analyst, activist and writer;
FELICIA EAVES, Co-chair, Black Voices for Peace;
LEILA FARSAKH, Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of Massachusetts at Boston;
ILAN PAPPE, Senior Lecturer of Political Science, Haifa University in Israel;
publications include The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine (2006);
CHUCK TURNER, Boston City Councilor;
DAVID WILDMAN, United Methodist Church General Board of Global Ministries;
WILL YOUMANS, Attorney and divestment activist;
AND MANY MOREâ€¦
On July 9, 2005, the first anniversary of the International Court of Justice ruling on the illegality of Israelâ€™s Wall, over 170 Palestinian civil society organizations issued a Call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) to be directed against Israel until it complies with international law and universal principles of human rights. This conference will examine why Israelâ€™s policies towards Palestinians are apartheid policies. It will explore the role activists can play to respond to the Palestinian Call for BDS, and to help create the kind of pressure that will be needed to move the region â€œbeyond apartheid.â€...
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