Barnard-Columbia International Socialist Organization

March 20, 2009

[New Room!] Wed 3/25: Israeli Anti-Zionist Speaks Out Against Israeli Apartheid

Filed under: ISO Events — Barnard-Columbia ISO @ 12:10 pm

Israeli Anti-Zionist Speaks Out Against Israeli Apartheid

Featured Speaker: HADAS THIER

Students and community activists around the world, including at Columbia, have been organizing a Boycott, Divestment & Sanction (BDS) campaign to protest Israel’s oppression of Palestinians, so brutally on display in the recent bombing and invasion of Gaza, which killed nearly 1400 people.

This growing international movement is based on the sucessful BDS campaign during the 1970s and 80s that finally helped to end the apartheid regime in South Africa. Thier will speak on the racist character of Israel’s treatment of the Palestinian population, and the struggle for Palestinian liberation.

Hadas Thier is a member of the International Socialist Organization and is an Israeli-born anti-Zionist. She has been an activist for Palestinian rights for many years, and is a contributing author to The Struggle for Palestine (Haymarket Books), the International Socialist Review, Counterpunch and ZNet.

8pm, Wednesday, March 25
Columbia University

214  Pupin
(enter 116th and Broadway and head toward the farthest building in the northwest corner of campus. Alternately, we’re pretty sure Columbia students can enter through the back entrance of Pupin directly from 120th st.)
Sponsored by the Barnard-Columbia International Socialist Organization
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