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UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People 2010

21 November 2010 899 Views

A public forum on Palestine

Date: Sunday, 28th November, 2010
Time: 2:00pm
Location: Strawberry Hill Library, 7399 122 St, Surrey, BC V3W 5J2
Admission: A free event, however we are expecting your generous donations for Canadian Boat to Gaza project.

Featuring Speaker Kevin Neish:
The Canadian survivor of Gaza Freedom Flotilla. Kevin Neish was among others on MV Mavi Marmara, one of the six ships of Gaza Freedom Flotilla where clashes broke out after activists resisted the Israeli forces. Nine activists were killed (Eight Turkish nationals and a Turkish-American), and dozens of activists left severely wounded. He was an eye-witness of that brutal attack and at the forum he will share his experiences at MV Mavi Marmara.

Additional Guest Speakers:
Terry Greenberg: Member Executive committee of Canadian Independent Jewish Voices
Omar Shaban: Student leader at UBC, President of Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights

At the event we will also acknowledge the life long contributions of Hanna Kawas towards Palestinian cause. Hanna is a Palestinian Christian, chairperson of Canada Palestine Association and host of Voice of Palestine on Vancouver Co-op radio for over 15 years.

Please join us, show solidarity with Palestinian brother/sister hood and be a part of the world who is against all forms of oppression, discrimination and inequality.

Yours for peace,
Shahzad Nazir Khan
On behalf of executive of Fraser Valley Peace Council
(A member organization of Canadian Peace Congress and Canadian Peace Alliance)

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