[act-ma] 10/17 (Wed) Philip Winslow Revisits the West Bank, Cambridge Forum

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7:30 p.m., Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Cambridge Forum
3 Church Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

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Press Release

Journalist and international aid worker Philip Winslow discusses his latest book Victory for Us Is To See You Suffer at Cambridge Forum on Wednesday October 17 at 7:30 p.m. The free program takes place in the meetinghouse at First Parish in Cambridge (corner of Church Street and Massachusetts Avenue)in Harvard Square. Accessible by the Red Line. Co-sponsored by Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the MIddle East.

Winslow worked on the West Bank with the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees from 2001 to 2004 during the second intifada. His new book presents a firsthand account of ordinary people’s lives in this dangerous part of the world , offering an uncensored view of the realities on the ground that have made enduring peace in the region so difficult to achieve.

Philip Winslow has worked as a journalist for more than 20 years in print, radio and television news. As Southern Africa correspondent for The Christian Science Monitor radio network, he covered the civil war in Angola, part of the Rwandan genocide and subsequent refugee crisis in the Democratic Republic of Congo, and the intervention of mercenaries in Sierra Leon’e civili war.  He has also worked for the United Nation on peace-keeping mission in the former Yugoslavia, in Sierra Leone and, most recently in the West Bank.  His previous book is Sowing the Dragon’s Teeth: Land Mines and the Global Legacy of War. 

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