Palestinian Prisoner's Day: Perspectives on the current struggle

Tuesday, April 17, 2012 - 23:00

April 17th is International Palestinian Prisoners Day. As of 1 March 2012, there were 4,637 Palestinian political prisoners in Israeli prisons and detention centers, including 183 children. Just like Hana Shalabi and Khader Adnan, 320 prisoners are held--without charge or trial--under administrative detention.

Join us at Beit Zatoun at 7PM on April 17th to learn more about the current situation in Israel for Palestinian prisoners and to help build the next stage of this struggle.

Speakers:
Nahla Abdo (Ph.D.) is an Arab Canadian feminist and political activist, Professor of Sociology at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada. Professor Abdo is currently working on a research project which deals with Women Political Detainees' lived experiences, before, during and after detention.

Ameena Sultan is a lawyer practicing in Toronto. She is a director and founding member of the Arab Canadian Lawyers' Association.
Issam Al Yamani is a Palestinian refugee, an activist and a writer who was been in Canada since 1985.

 

Beit Zatoun
612 Markham Street
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 53.2584" N, 79° 24' 44.6868" W
Ontario CA
Palestinian Prisoners GTA

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