Challenging Israeli discrimination, racism and oppression
Sami Abu Shehadeh, Jaffa Popular Committee for the Defence of Land and Housing Rights
Saeed Amireh, activist from Nilin
Chair: Victoria Brittain
Organised by Middle East Monitor, Palestine Solidarity Campaign and Jews for Justice for Palestinians
Sami Abu Shehadeh is a long term Palestinian activist and is currently a PhD student at Tel Aviv university focussing on Jaffa as an Arab Cultural centre during
Mandate Palestine 1920-1948. Sami is a leading activist in the Balad Party and a member of the Tel Aviv-Jaffa municipality council representing Jaffa.
21-year-old Saeed Amireh is one of the foremost youth organisers of popular resistance in the West Bank and has been instrumental in organising the
weekly demonstrations and other nonviolent action against the apartheid wall in Nil’in.