George Galloway: Palestine solidarity and the fight for free speech

Saturday, November 20, 2010 - 21:30 to Sunday, November 21, 2010 - 01:30

GEORGE GALLOWAY
Former British MP and anti-war campaigner

Special guest speakers:

BARBARA JACKMAN and HADAYT NAZAMI
Lawyers for the Galloway and Canadian Arab Federation cases in the Federal Court of Canada

KHALED MOUAMMAR
President, Canadian Arab Federation

SANDRA RUCH
Member, Independent Jewish Voices and Canadian Boat to Gaza

CAROLYN EGAN
Member, Toronto Coalition to Stop the War

Please join us for a special Eid dinner and celebration, and to welcome George Galloway back to Toronto. This event will be Mr. Galloway's only Toronto appearance during his ten-city pan-Canadian speaking tour, from November 16 to 27.

Mr. Galloway will speak about the situation in Gaza and the rest of Palestine, and what we can do to end the siege. Mr. Galloway will also talk about our common struggle against Islamophobia, anti-Arab racism, and attacks on our civil liberties, and why we need a united movement to win peace and justice for all oppressed people.

EVENT TICKETS (includes dinner, sweets, coffee and tea):

Adults - $25
Students, youth and seniors - $15
Unwaged - $10 (or pay what you can)
Family of five - $100

ADVANCE TICKETS ONLY. TICKETS WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.

To buy tickets, please e-mail (downtown) or (Richmond Hill).

BUS TICKETS (for return transportation from downtown Toronto):

Return ticket: $10 to $20 sliding scale (or pay what you can)

BUS INFORMATION:

Assemble at 720 Spadina Avenue (west side of Spadina, south of Bloor) at 4:30 p.m.
Bus will depart downtown Toronto at 4:45 p.m. Bus will return to same location at 10:00 p.m.

To reserve a seat on the bus, please e-mail your name, phone number, and number of seats to .

Organized by
Islamic Society of York Region
Canadian Arab Federation
Toronto Coalition to Stop the War

For more information, please e-mail or phone 416-795-5863.

Islamic Society of York Region
1380 Stouffville Road
Richmond Hill , ON
Canada
43° 56' 10.536" N, 79° 24' 20.3688" W
Ontario CA

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