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Buy Tickets to "Palestine" March 3 at 2 p.m.

Full Price Tickets - $25.....Student Price Tickets - $10

Najla Said in "Palestine"

Palestine Poster linked to full size

"Palestine"

Engleman Hall, C112

Southern Connecticut State University

Hope Blockaded

Gabriel Schivone and Libor Von Schonau speak about their experiences on the "Audacity of Hope" which Greece, Israel and the US kept from going on to their mission to Gaza

NYC Cruise for the US Boat to Gaza

Evening Cruise around NYC Harbor
$25 tickets
see UStoGaza.org for details and to buy tickets
band, refreshments,
 
Hear father of Furkan Dogan, murdered aboard Mavi Marmara

Fundrasier for Two from CT Going on the Boat

Gale Khoury Toensing and Libor von Schonau are going in late June on US Boat to Gaza
Meet them and Help Them Out
Islamic Association of Greater Hartford
1781 Wilbur Cross Parkway, Berlin CT
(shoes are removed in the meeting room)

NYC Protest for the Palestinian Right to Return

In front of the United Nations Building
47th and First Avenue
Demand the refugees be allowed to return home
Al-Awda
http://al-awdany.org/wp/2011/04/may-15-al-nakba-rally-for-right-of-return-in-new-york/
 

May Day on the New Haven Green

11 a.m. Immigrants Rights March

12 noon-7  music, speeches, maypole dance, poetry, human peace sign

2 p.m. Gandhi Peace Award at the Center Church

see www.MayDayNewHaven.org

friend us on Facebook "May Day New Haven 2011"

Support the US Boat to Gaza - Dump the Israel Bonds! and other projects

 The Middle East Crisis Committee (MECC) invites you to

United National Antiwar Demonstration: Bring the Troops Home Now!

 Bring U.S. Troops Home Now: Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan! End the sanctions and stop the threats of war against the people of Iran, North Korea and Yemen. No to war and plunder of the people of Latin America, the Caribbean and Africa! End U.S. Aid to Israel! End U.S. Support to the Israeli Occupation of Palestine and the Siege of Gaza!

Discussion with Lamis Deek and Viewing of film "Salt of this Sea"

Sunday March 27th

 1 PM
Unitarian Society of Hartford
50 Bloomfield Avenue Hartford, CT

  

 

Lamis Deek - An attorney and human rights advocate specializing in defending Arab & Muslim community members, activists and organizers against governmental attack. Lamis is a long time member of Al-Awda NY: The Palestine Right to Return Coalition, the Arab Muslim American Federation, and the National Lawyers Guild. She is co-founder of the US Palestine Community Network.

Salt of this Sea
The first feature film from Palestine by a female director, Salt of this Sea is the politically and emotionally explosive story of Soraya (Suheir Hammad), a Brooklyn-born woman of Palestinian lineage who comes to Israel to search for the land and ancestral home near Jaffa from where her grandparents were ejected 60 years ago. Once she arrives, reality strikes hard and her mission to claim what is hers and fulfill her lifelong dream to "return" to Palestine is obstructed at every turn. Having discovered that her grandfather's bank account was frozen and seized in 1948, she goes to the new Ramallah branch of the bank to claim the funds. Frustrated and deluded when her demands are rebuffed, she and her new Palestinian boyfriend Emad decide to take control of their own destinies by every means possible - even if it means breaking the law 

 

What We did in 2010

 hired Billboards in the spring with the message "End the Siege of Gaza"
 
 
walked from the billboards to Congressional offices in New Haven and New Britain
 
raised over $7,000 to give to the campaign for the U.S. Boat to Gaza
 
52 programs of the "The Struggle" now shown on 21 cable stations weekly
over 30 podcasts
 
partially financed trip for 2 activists on the Gaza Freedom March
 
helped an activist go as an intern to the West Bank
 
took part in the New England Anti-War Conference in Cambridge, MA
 
In March sponsored the week long  "Israeli Apartheid Film Festival"
Sponsored Mazin Qumsiyeh's talk in Stamford
 
ran interference for Justice Goldstone when nasty Zionists surrouned him at Yale
 
campaigned to stop the arrest of Mazin Qumsiyeh upon his reentry to the West Bank
 
organized for and attended the March 20 anti-war rally in DC
 
held a musical/speaking event in West Haven to promote the NAACP/Labor rally in DC
 
our article on Counterpunch proposing May 12 be memorialized as Iraq Genocide Day
 
joined in protests in New York, Hartford and New Haven of the attack on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla
 
hosted Ann Wright, Flotilla participant, in West Haven
 
 
 

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