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will be in Boston
Tuesday, November 1 7:00 PM at Encuentro 5
9A Hamilton Place, Boston (near Park St. T Station)
to speak about his new book
Bil’in and The Nonviolent Resistance
Shaina Low returns after three months in Bethlehem—her tenth visit to the region since 2008.
As a Palestine Works Fellow, Shaina was assigned to the BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency & Refugee Rights where she researched and authored chapters in its report to the United Nations and the International Criminal Court in The Hague on forcible transfer, a crime against humanity as codified in Article 7 in the ICC statute.
Join the Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine at the Boston Public Garden Bridge (by the Swan Boats) on Wednesday August 10th from 6:30-8:00 pm to participate in an international campaign to protest Israel’s shutoffs and theft of Palestinian water.
Tell Governor Baker:
DON'T SUPPORT A CAMPAIGN TO SILENCE POLITICAL ADVOCACY For Human Rights!
REJECT THIS ATTEMPT TO UNDERMINE FREE SPEECH!
Israel backers are trying to recruit Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker to their slanderous campaign against advocates of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel.
We need to tell the Governor: DON’T BUY IT!
Call Governor Baker: 617.725.4005
Note: UJP is active in both the Water Justice coalition and the BDS campaign.
Boston activists protesting water rights violations by Israel also urged lawmakers to reject an anti-BDS bill in the Massachusetts state senate, 14 July. (Barbara Wilhelm)
An anti-boycott amendment was withdrawn in the Massachusetts senate on 14 July following a campaign by Palestine solidarity groups.
Amendment 133 was withdrawn within just a few hours of being proposed by Massachusetts State Senator Cynthia Creem.
Thursday, July 14 at Noon in front of the State House
Join the Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine to protest Israel’s shut off of water to parts of the West Bank
Many Palestinians are living without any water for days at a time. Water shortages and cuts have been reported in Palestinian towns and villages throughout the northern Jenin and Nablus districts. Animals and plants are dying. The health and lives of human beings, particularly the young, frail, and elderly, are at risk.
Palestine House of Friendship
Learn about life under occupation and creative resistance from Mohammed Sawalha, Director, and educator, peacemaker and orgnizer who will tell us about their programs for chldren and adults.
A Benefit for the Palestinian House of Friendship and Smiling Faces Summer Camp in Nablus, West Bank, Palestine
Music and food.
While Massachusetts taxpayer dollars buy Hewlett-Packard (HP) products for local goverments, HP profits from institutionalized racism from here to Palestine. Israeli checkpoints, US prisons, and Immigration and Customs Enforcement all use HP techology to control and segregate people. Let's organize to end contracts with HP and pressure the corporate giant to ends its complicity with human rights violations.
The Alliance for Water Justice in Palestine
Working to End Injustice in Israel-Palestine
Israeli Policies in the Occupied Palestinian Territories
Water is the most important resource. It ties people to land. Our speakers will focus on the Israeli use of water as a weapon in their occupation of Palestinians in the West Bank.
Where's the Outrage?
Issa Amro, Founder and director of Youth Against Settlements in Hebron in the West Bank
Nancy Murray, Activist and co-founder of the Gaza Mental Health Foundation who reently returned from the Gaza Strip.
Hebron is a city under siege; Gaza is an open air prison. The speakers will brief us on the current situation.