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Saturday, July 4 • 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Boycott, divestment, sanctions: The grassroots movement against Israeli apartheid

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The global boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement has put Israeli apartheid on the run, scrambling to defend its blatant denial of Palestinian rights. This meeting features activists engaged in campus and community BDS campaigns.

Recommended Books Available in the Haymarket Room:
Poetic Injustice: Writings on Resistance and Palestine by Remi Kanazi

Speakers
avatar for Mohammad Abou-Ghazala

Mohammad Abou-Ghazala

Mohammad Abou-Ghazala is a Syrian-Palestinian American and a founding member of Students Against Israeli Apartheid at George Mason University, and is currently the president. He studies Global Affairs and Islamic Studies at GMU, and conducts research on the Middle East and North Africa for the Honors Program. In addition to Palestine and BDS activism, he has been involved in the Syrian Revolution since 2011. 
avatar for Nashiha Alam

Nashiha Alam

Nashiha Alam is a student at Loyola University Chicago studying Women's and Gender Studies. She is a leader at SJP Loyola and worked with the Loyola Divest coalition pressuring the university to divest from corporations profiting off of the Israeli occupation, and on the steering committee of National SJP. 
avatar for Yasmine Kamel

Yasmine Kamel

Yasmine Kamel is an activist in New York City. She's a member of Adalah-NY, a BDS focused Palestine solidarity organization, and MENA Solidarity Network-US which organizes in solidarity with democracy movements in the Middle East. Yasmine's writing on Palestine has been published on socialistworker.org.
avatar for Remi Kanazi

Remi Kanazi

Remi Kanazi is a poet, writer, and organizer based in New York City. He is the author the author of Poetic Injustice: Writings on Resistance and Palestine and the editor of Poets For Palestine. His political commentary has been featured by news outlets throughout the world, including Salon, Al Jazeera English, and BBC Radio. Kanazi has toured hundreds of venues across the United States, Canada, Europe and the... Read More →
avatar for Stephanie Navarro

Stephanie Navarro

Stephanie is a member of the International Socialist Organization and a recent graduate of Stanford University, where she participated in on- and off-campus activism throughout the last four years.  Stephanie has been co-chair and core member of MEChA de Stanford and has also been an active member of the Stanford Out of Occupied Palestine coalition and the Students Of Color Coalition, organizing, educating, and advocating for the basic human... Read More →
avatar for Sid Patel

Sid Patel

Sid Patel is a member of the International Socialist Organization in the San Francisco Bay Area. He's currently a graduate student at Stanford, where he was co-facilitator of Students for Justice in Palestine and a participant in Black Lives Matter demonstrations, including the shutdown of the San Mateo bridge for Reclaim MLK Day. He has previously organized at San Francisco State University and at UC Berkeley.


Saturday July 4, 2015 4:00pm - 6:00pm
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