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Nov.29: UN Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (fwd)

Kim Elliott writes:
From kelliott  Fri Nov 14 12:05:44 1997
From: Kim Elliott <kelliott>
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Subject: Nov.29: UN Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People
To: nhashemi (Nader Hashemi)
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 1997 12:05:27 -0500 (EST)
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United Nations Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.  Speakers
Forum, Live Music, Cultural Exhibit, Film Screenings. Speakers will
include Chris Giannou (War Surgeon with the Red Cross, Land Mines expert),
Nahla Abdo (Palestinian feminist and scholar),  Ismail Zayed (Dalhousie
University) and Peyton Lyon  (Carleton University, Dept. of Political
Science). 1 to 6pm, Saturday, November 29th.  University of Ottawa,
Unicentre, MontPetit Room 201. Free admission. For information please call

RALLY in support of United Nations Day of Solidarity with Palestinian
People.  Join in solidarity! Parliament Hill, 11am, November 29th, 1997. 
For info. call CEPAL (Canadian Educational Exchange with Palestinians),
tel: 237-8274, or e- mail cepal@cyberus.ca

CEPAL invites you to join with us on the

		United Nations Day of Solidarity with
			the Palestinian People !
		          November 29, 1997

Schedule of events

11:00 - 11:45	Rally - Gather on Parliament Hill
		March to Ottawa University

12:00 - 1:00	Lunch at Ottawa University (hosted by Glebe Cafi)
		Displays (Information on Human Rights and Palestinians),
		Music, Books, Cultural Crafts, etc7
		Unique opportunity to meet activists

1:00 - 1:15	Speakers Forum Opening

1:15 - 1:45	Prof. Nahla Abdo, Professor of Sociology at Carleton
		University "Palestinians After Oslo: New Forms of 
		Struggle And Old Kinds of Trouble"

1:45 - 2:15	John Minnery & Nader Hashemi, Volunteers, CEPAL
		Exchange Program 1997 "Among the Dispossessed: Palestinian
		Refugees of Bourjal-Barajneh Camp, Lebanon"

2:15 - 2:30	Break

2:30 - 3:00	Dr. Peyton Lyon, Dept of Political Science, Carleton 
		University "Impact of international policy
 		on the Palestinian-Israeli conflict

3:00 - 3:15	Poetry Reading

3:15 - 3:30	Break

3:30 - 4:00	Dr. Ismail Zayed, Professor, Faculty of Medicine,
		Dalhousie University "Isreal, Ethnic Cleansing and the
		Dispossession of the Palestinians"

4:00 - 4:30	Special Video Presentation - Canada Park

4:30 - 5:00	Cultural Presentations

5:00 - 6:00	Keynote Speaker: order-of-Canada recipient Dr. Chris
		Giannou, War Surgeon with the International Committee 
		of the Red Cross, in Ottawa for the signing of the 
		Treaty to Ban Anti-Personnel Landmines
		"Eliminating human rights injustices"

For further information call: 	(613) 237-8274 (Ottawa)
				(514) 485-2388 (Montreal)
				or e-mail cepal@cyberus.ca

*    "Home is a moral boundary, not a physical space."   *
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*                                   Chris Giannou        *       
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