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[OPIRG-EVENTS] 26 Aug UNDER OCCUPATION: Palestine, Iraq and Canada

**please circulate broadly**

"UNDER OCCUPATION: Palestine, Iraq and Canada"

Tuesday, 26 August, 7:00 to 10:00 pm
Ottawa Public Library (Laurier and Metcalfe)

This interactive discussion will feature presentations from speakers
recently returned from working with peace teams in Baghdad, Grassy Narrows
and the West Bank and raw video
footage from the three occupied regions. Followed by a discussion moderated
by Bill Skidmore.


Zehira Houfani (TBC). Houfani, a Montreal writer and member of the Iraq
Solidarity Project, has just arrived back from Iraq and will report on life
under the occupation for Iraqis. Houfani was in Iraq with the Iraq Peace
Team during the invasion.

Leila Moanmar. A Palestinian born in the Canadian state, Moanmar recently
participated in an International Solidarity Movement - Montreal delegation
to Grassy Narrows, Ontario, an indigenous community resisting logging and
continued destruction of their lands.

Colin Stuart, "Matrix of control." Stuart will relate his recent experiences
in the West Bank with the Christian Peacemaker Teams to his own background
as a member of a settler family in Canada.

Admission is free. Refreshments will be served.

For more information:

Nonviolent Peaceforce Canada

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