[act-ma] 5/21_BOYCOTT, DIVESTMENT AND SANCTIONS to End Israeli Occupation
MarilynL at alumni.neu.edu
Tue May 5 12:14:56 PDT 2009
United for Justice with Peace invites you to a forum on:
BOYCOTT, DIVESTMENT AND SANCTIONS
to end the Israeli Occupation of Palestine
Speaker: Nancy Murray
Respondent: Martin Federman
THURSDAY, MAY 21, 7 PM
Friends Meeting House, 5 Longfellow Park, Cambridge
In 2005, over 100 Palestinian civil society groups called for "international civil society organizations and people of conscience all over the world to impose broad boycotts and implement divestment initiatives against Israel similar to those applied to South Africa in the apartheid era"
In response to this call, many groups around the country are engaged in boycotts, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) efforts, which are having an impact.
Come to a forum to learn more about BDS and the "Hang Up on Motorola" campaign and to discuss whether this campaign might be an effective tool to help bring peace to the Middle East.
Nancy Murray -- Founder and president of the Gaza Mental Health Foundation, Inc. is on the advisory board of US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, and a member of various activist groups, including Boston Coalition for Palestinian Rights. She has campaigned and written on civil liberties, civil rights, and human rights issues.
Martin Federman - Member of American Jews for a Just Peace and United for Justice with Peace.
617-491-4857 for more information www.justicewithpeace.org
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