[Belfast] Public Meeting: Omar Barghouti and Huber Ballesteros (BTUC)
PUBLIC MEETING WITH HUBER BALLESTEROS & OMAR BARGHOUTI
TWO REMARKABLE POLITICAL ACTIVISTS FROM COLOMBIA & PALESTINE
Hosted by NIC-ICTU Global Solidarity, with Justice for Columbia & Trade Union Friends of Palestine
Monday 3rd July 7:30 pm, First Presbyterian Church, Rosemary Street, Belfast
Palestinian human rights activist Omar Barghouti just received the 2017 Gandhi Peace Award for his work as co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, or BDS, movement.
Colombian trade unionist Huber Ballesteros is one of the leaders of the Patriotic March, a member of the National executive of the Colombian trade union congress (CUT) and vice-president of the agricultural workers’ union FENSUAGRO. He was arrested in 2013 when he was leading the National Agrarian Strike. Freed in early 2017, his life is continually at risk.
Free admittance for up to 250 members of the public.