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Palestine: past, present and future

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University of Sunderland's School of Culture presents 'Palestine: past present and future' - the chance to hear first-hand accounts of recent events from Palestinians.

Speakers include Ms Halla Alsafadi, journalist and author of a UN report on women in Gaza, Mr Anas Almassri of the Al Mezan Center for Human Rights, Ms Tamara Bakarat, award winning poet and artist, and Professor Bill Williamson, author of Passion is the Place: Reframing the Israel/Palestine Conflict.

Their talks will include discussion of human rights; identity; women in Palestine; how Palestinians are pursuing education under crisis conditions; nonviolent resistance; the provision of healthcare to those injured in “The Great March of Return” and the August 2018 violent flare-up between Gaza and Israel.

Presentations will be followed by a Q and A session, giving you the opportunity to put your questions to the presenters.

Tickets free. Everyone welcome.

Image credit: UN Women / Halla Alsafadi