[3 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
How is Apartheid Defined?

How does the international community define Apartheid? What requirements must be met for a state to be defined as an apartheid state? We look at Article II of the International Convention for the Suppression and Punishment of the Crime of Apartheid to answer these questions.

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[10 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
The Global Pro-Justice Movement – A Panel

Frank Barat, a human rights activist based in London, will give a brief historical overview of the work of the Russell Tribunal, including the Vietnam and South America tribunal of the 70s and will then focus on the Palestine tribunal with a strong emphasis on the last session in Cape Town, that concluded that ‘Israel’s policies against the Palestinian People were in breach of the prohibition against Apartheid in International Law’. His presentation will then address the global pro-justice movement and look into the need to internationalize the struggle.

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[10 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
Resistance Culture: An Evening of Spoken Word, Poetry and Art with Remi Kanazi

Date: March 8, 2012
Time: 7:30 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: MC  (Math and Computing) 4020
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Join us for an evening with New-York-based poet, writer and activist Remi Kanazi. Remi is the editor of Poets For Palestine (Al Jisser Group, 2008) and author of the acclaimed book Poetic Injustice. His political commentary has been featured by news outlets throughout the world, including Al Jazeera, GRITtv with Laura Flanders, and BBC Radio. …

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[10 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]
David Heap’s Firsthand Account of the Capture of the Canadian Boat to Gaza

David Heap will give his account of the Freedom Waves to Gaza which took place in November, when Irish and Canadian boats tried to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza.

A linguistics professor at the University of Western Ontario, Heap was on board the Canadian Boat, the Tahrir, when it was seized by the Israeli navy in international waters. Freedom Waves is part of an ongoing global solidarity movement challenging the blockade of Gaza and working for freedom for Palestine.

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[5 Feb 2011 | No Comment | ]
February 17: Dr. Norman Finkelstein at KW!

Finkelstein was awarded his doctorate by Princeton University in 1988, and has subsequently taught at Rutgers, New York University, Brooklyn College, Hunter College and DePaul University (Chicago). His academic research has concentrated on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and its representation in political discourse. He has devoted much of his adult life to the achievement of a just peace between Israel and Palestine.

Dr. Finkelstein’s address will be followed by a time of Q&A.