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[OPIRG-EVENTS] 26 Aug panel discussion UNDER OCCUPATION: Palestine, Iraq andCanada
This from Mary Foster:
"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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