The Civil Society and the Question of Palestine

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19 October 2015

North America


  • On 14 October, the Irish School of Ecumenics in association with Academics for Palestine held the discussion “Academic voices from Palestine: Education under occupation” presented by Dr. Iain Atack, Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College, Dublin (Ireland) and with the participation of Dr. Ayman Shaheen, Political Science professor at Al Azhar University, Gaza; Dr. Yaser Al Ashqar, Irish School of Ecumenics, Trinity College; Malaka Mohammed, Member of the National Executive Committee of the National Union of Students in the UK; and Suha Shaheen, Lecturer at Al Quds Open University, Gaza.
  • On 26 October the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign will present Prof. Jeff Halper’s new book “War against the People: Israel, the Palestinians and Global Pacification” in Dublin.The Nobel Peace Prize Nominee Jeff Halper has spent nearly 20 years as head of the Israeli Committee against House Demolitions . Professor Halper will also give an update on the current situation on the ground in the Palestine-Israel region.