Monday, 13 May 2019

Palestinian Nakba: Past, Present and what the Future holds - May 14th Queens Park Community School

May 14th 7pm until 8.30pm

Three Palestinians and a British human rights’ lawyer talk about the history of the Palestinian people, their legal status and their hopes and challenges for their future as they seek peace and justice through non-violence. 


Dr Asad Abu Shark: Retired Professor of Linguistics, Palestinian human rights activist and international spokesperson for the Great March of Return. He is from the Gaza strip and currently lives in Ireland.


Dr Ghada Karmi: Palestinian physician, academic and writer. She was born in Jerusalem, but had to flee with her family in 1948 and has lived in the UK since then. She is the author of several books on the Israel-Palestinian conflict, and is a well known spokesperson on Palestine in the UK and Middle Eastern media.


Daniel Machover: Eminent British Human Rights lawyer and co-founder of Lawyers for Palestinian Human Rights.


Yana Shabana: Palestinian who grew up in the West Bank, she studied at Hebron University and then taught English language at Al-Najah National University in Nablus. She is currently undertaking doctoral research at the University of Birmingham in the role of translation in indigenous elimination through settler-colonialism.


Event put on by Kensal and Kilburn Better 2019 in association with Palestine Community Foundation.

 Queens Park Community School, Aylestone Avenue, NW6 7BQ


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