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Monday May 13 2013
07:30 PM

[Belfast] Nakba Day Meeting: Mousa Abu Maria & Stephen McCloskey

category antrim | rights, freedoms and repression | event notice author Thursday May 09, 2013 18:37author by IPSC - IPSC

BELFAST IPSC NAKBA DAY MEETING

Monday 13th May 2013, @ 7.30pm in the Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre, 45/47 Donegall Street, Belfast, BT1 2FG
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Speakers:

Mousa Abu Maria -Palestinian rights activist
Mousa Abu Maria, from Beit Ummar in the West Bank, co-founder of the Palestine Solidarity Project, has been shot in the head, spent four years in the Israeli prison system and also shared an Israeli prison cell with Khader Adnan, Hunger striker.

Stephen McCloskey – Centre for Global Education
Stephen McCloskey is Director of the Centre for Global Education a development non-governmental organisation providing education on international development issues who has frequently spoken out against Israel’s violation of the human rights of the Palestinian people.

Al Nakba

In 1948, two-thirds of the indigenous Palestinian Arab population were forcibly expelled from their homes in the ethnic cleansing of Palestine in order to establish Israel as an exclusive Jewish state. Over 530 Palestinian villages were systematically depopulated and destroyed. Today, Palestinians form one of the largest refugee populations – one in three refugees worldwide is Palestinian

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