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What is the fate of refugees in Israel?

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Thousands of refugees from Eritrea and Sudan are being detained in a desert prison, and their fate is unclear.

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First Peoples, Palestine and the Crushing of Free Speech

February 12, 2015
| Steven Salaita had been hired to teach at the University of Illinois when he tweeted his objections to Israel's bombing of Gaza. Under pressure from donors, the university withdrew the job offer.
Length: 45:42 minutes (41.85 MB)

Watch LIVE February 10: Jeff Halper -- Imagining a future for Israel/Palestine beyond fear and violence

Watch live February 10 from Surrey, B.C.  Dr. Jeff Halper, a Jewish-American Israeli and founder of the Israeli Committee against Home Demolitions (ICHD), will talk about the changes he has seen in Israel since 1973.  What are his hopes for moving beyond the current violence?

Dr. Halper is making a cross-Canada tour, stopping in many locations across the Country.
To attend in person:  Norwood United Church 8855 156th Street (corner 88th Ave), Surrey

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Watch: Peoples, Palestine, and the Crushing of Free Speech

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Professor Salaita is at the centre of an international protest against academic censorship. He spoke in Vancouver earlier in January 2015.

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Professor Salaita is at the centre of an international protest against academic censorship. He spoke in Vancouver earlier in January 2015.

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