Palestine Day at Féile an Phobail (IPSC)
Féile an Phobail and the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign present: The ‘State’ of Palestine
When: Thursday 4th August 2011
Where: St Mary’s University College, Fall’s Road, Belfast
Time: 2pm – 9pm (followed by social)
2:00 Film Screening: Budrus
Award-winning feature documentary film.
4:00 Talk: Jewish-Palestinian Solidarity
Dr David Landy (IPSC)
6:45 Talk: The State of Palestine and the Arab Spring
Abdel Bari Atwan (Editor Al-Quds al-Arabi)
Talk: ‘Palestinian Statehood? Legal and Human Rights Implications’
John Reynolds (Al-Haq)
8:00 Open Panel Question and Discussion Session
Abdel Bari Atwanis editor of the London based Arab language daily, Al-Quds al-Arabi. A frequent commentator on television and radio he speaks extensively on Palestine and the Arab World and is the author of two books.
Dr David Landy is an academic at Lancaster University and former chairperson of the Ireland Palestine Solidarity Campaign, his book, Jewish Identity and Palestinian Rights: Diaspora Jewish Opposition to Israel has recently been published.
John Reynolds is a PhD candidate at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, NUI Galway, and former legal advisor for Palestinian human rights organisation Al-Haq. He has written extensively on international law and human rights in the Palestinian context.
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