*Manchester Palestine Week 2011*
MMU and UMSU Action Palestine societies have teamed up to bring a whole week of events dedicated to Palestine.
8 Events, 2 Universities, 1 Cause: Palestine
Programme of Events:
Film Showing and Talk from LIFESOURCE: A Palestinian water rights charity working to document and prevent abuses of water rights committed in Israel and Palestine. The documentary will look at the issues surrounding the Jordan River, and will be followed by a discussion about water rights and LifeSource.
6:00pm – 9:00pm, UM North Campus SU, Conference Room.
A photo exhibition “Committing Memory” by the Palestinian Photographer Ahmad Daghlas about life in Palestine with a stall selling all sorts of Palestinian goodies. All profits go to LifeSource.
All Day, UMSU Foyer
Art and Humanitarian Aidas Resistance: A talk from artist Shahid Iqbal about how art is used as a form of resistance to the illegal Israeli occupation. He will also touch on the importance of the Gaza aid convoys and the role they play.
6:00pm – 8:00pm MMU, John Dalton Building, Room T0.03
Charity Stall: A stall selling all sorts of things Palestinian, from scarves and necklaces to sweets, cakes and Palestinian embroideries. Definitely worth popping to see whats on offer.
All Day – MMU Students’ Union Foyer
BDS, The Case for Boycotting Israel: Jill Lovecy from Manchester University will be talking about the campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions for Israel, it’s importance, and how we in Britain can help the Palestinian cause.
6:00pm – 8:00pm, John Dalton Building, Room T0.03
Film Showing- Jerusalem, East Side Story: A film that explores the issues of settlements and life in East Jerusalem, the proposed capital for any Palestinian state.
6:00pm – 8:00pm, MMU, John Dalton Building, Room C0.14
Fundraiser Social of LifeSource: A night filled with food, friends, music, poetry and a chance to meet everyone involved in Palestine week. Come to relax, taste some delicious goodies, ask any questions you may have.
8:00pm – 11.30pm – Happiness Café
So there you have it, one jam-packed week. We look forward to seeing you there. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to get in touch, email@example.com
MMU and UMSU Action Palestine.
Map of Event Locations: http://tinyurl.com/5rc29gh