Barnard-Columbia International Socialist Organization

February 26, 2010

TUES 3/2: Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner’s Guide

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Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner’s Guide


Date: Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 at 7:30pm
Location: Room 417, Altschul Auditorium, International Affairs Building (Enter on Broadway at 117th st)
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with Ben White, author of Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner’s Guide
and Anjali Kamat, producer for Democracy Now!,
and Andrew El-Kadi, human rights activist with Adalah-NY.

As part of Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW), an international effort in over 40 cities around the world, come hear why Israel’s treatment of Palestinians is, and should be acknowledged as, apartheid. In addition, come learn about the nature of Israeli’s apartheid system. We’ll also discuss what we can do to help stop this abuse of human rights.

Israel's apartheid wall at Qalqilya

Speaker Information:

BEN WHITE is a freelance journalist and writer specialising in Palestine/Israel. He also writes on the broader Middle East, Islam and Christianity, and the ‘war on terror’.

His articles have appeared in a variety of international publications, including the Guardian online’s ‘Comment is free’, the New Statesman, Electronic Intifada, Christian Science Monitor, Palestine Chronicle, Washington Report on Middle East Affairs, Middle East International, Church Times, Church of England Newspaper, Third Way, and Palestine-Israel Journal.

ANJALI KAMAT is a news producer for Democracy Now! She traveled to Gaza last year shortly after Israel’s “Operation Cast Lead.”

Hosted by: Columbia Students for Justice in Palestine (C-SJP), the Arab Students Association at SIPA, Turath, International Socialist Organization, CCAW, Students for a Democratic Society, Adalah-NY, and Al-Awda NY, among many others.

Click here for more information on events for Israeli Apartheid Week in NYC.

For more information on inernational Israeli Apartheid Week please visit: http://apartheidweek.org/

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