[act-ma] Canadian Eva Bartlett to speak about events in the Gaza Strip on Friday and Sunday

Salma salmamilia at gmail.com
Wed Feb 26 13:42:39 PST 2014

*EVA BARTLETT has been called "Canada's Rachel Corrie."*  She is an
activist and journalist who has been living in Gaza since 2008.

Come hear her talk about her experiences on the following dates:

*Friday, February 28, 6 pm* at the* Community Church of Boston* (565
Boylston Street, across from Copley Square)

*Sunday, March 2, 3 pm* in the *Hastings Room, First Church in Cambridge
Congregational*, 11 Garden Street (near the Sheraton Commander)

As a volunteer with the International Solidarity Movement, Eva has been
accompanying Gaza farmers and fishermen under threat of harassment and
sniper fire from Israel forces.  She rode with medics in their ambulances
during Operation Cast Lead, Israel's devastating assault on Gaza in 2008-9
that killed more than 1,400 Gazans.  She has also documented the 2012
Israeli attacks from a hospital in the central Gaza Strip. Her eyewitness
accounts have been published by The Electronic Intifada, Inter Press
Service, Countercurrents and on her own blog, http://ingaza.wordpress.com/

*Her talks are being sponsored by First Church in Cambridge
Congregational's Palestine Israel Task Team, the Middle East Education
Group at First Parish Cambridge, the Community Church of Boston, the Gaza
Mental Health Foundation, Jewish Voice for Peace Boston and the Boston
Coalition for Palestinian Rights.  For more information: info at bcprights.org
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- Salma

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