IAW: LONDON MAIN EVENT

As the main London event for the 9th Israeli Apartheid Week, Palestine societies from across London are proud to present:

“Voices from Palestine; Resisting racism and Apartheid”

A unique panel event with leading Palestinian activists speaking about resistance to Israeli apartheid.

Featuring: 

- Haidar Eid, Associate Professor of Cultural Studies at Al-Aqsa University in Gaza and steering member with the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel.

- Yafa Jarrar, Palestinian youth activist and co-founder of Students Against Israeli Apartheid (Canada). 

- Abir Kopty, Media Coordinator with the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee.

- Rafeef Ziadah is a Palestinian spoken word artist, activist, senior Campaigns Officer at War on Want and secretariat of Boycott Divestment and Sanctions National Committee.

Co-organised by: UCL Palestine Society, SOAS Palestine Society, KCL Action Palestine, Goldsmith’s Palestine Society, UEL Palestine Liberation Society, LSE Palestine Society, City University Palestine Society, Kingston University Palestine Society and QMUL Palestine Society.



Abir Kopty is a Palestnian with Israeli citizenship currently living in the West Bank. She is a feminist and political activist, a former member of the city council of Nazareth and is currently the Media Coordinator with the Popular Struggle Coordination Committee which helps to organise popular mobilisations in the West Bank. 

Dr. Haidar Eid is a Palestinian refugee whose parents were expelled from the Zarnouqa village in 1948. Dr. Eid is a member of the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel steering committee and a co-founder of the One Democratic State Group. He currently lives in Gaza, where he is an Associate Professor of Cultural Studies at Al-Aqsa University. 

Yafa Jarrar is a Palestinian youth activist who was born in Jerusalem. She moved to Canada in 2003 to attend Lester B. Pearson College of the Pacific. She is recently completed her MA in Political Science at Carleton University, where she helped to establish Students Against Israeli Apartheid, a national student network that is leading high profile divestment campaigns on a number of Canadian campuses. 

Rafeef Ziadah is a Palestinian spoken word artist and activist. She is Senior Campaigns Officer (Militarism and Security) at War on Want and a secretariat member with the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee.

 

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