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EVENT: Manal Tamimi: Life and Resistance Under Occupation

12-04-2016 18:16

Source: Palestine Campaign

 

Manal Tamimi is an internationally renowned Palestinian activist from the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, a village whose land is being gradually stolen by the Israeli state. Along with other villagers, Manal organises peaceful resistance to the occupation, including non-violent demonstrations against Israel’s land theft.

On International Women’s Day this year – 8 March – Manal was dragged from her home in front of her family by Israeli soldiers. She was beaten and detained for three days in Israeli custody. She has twice been shot by Israeli forces opening fire on peaceful demonstrations, and needed hospital treatment.

Manal Tamimi's speaking tour is part of Nakba Week of Action, a series of events taking place around the UK, including film screenings, concerts, new campaigns and actions and meetings with other speakers.

Hear Manal's story of life and resistance under occupation in at the following locations:

NEWCASTLE - Tuesday 3rd May
Broadacre House, 7pm

NOTTINGHAM - Wednesday 4th May
New Art Exchange, 7pm

LIVERPOOL - Thursday 5th May
University of Liverpool, 7pm

CARDIFF - Friday 6th May
Temple of Peace, 7pm

BIRMINGHAM - Saturday 7th May
Carrs Lane Church, 2pm

OXFORD - Tuesday 10th May
Oxford Town Hall, 7.30pm

PARLIAMENT - Wednesday 11th May
Details to be announced

BRIGHTON - Thursday 12th May
Community Base, 7.30pm

Supported by Action for Palestinian Children

Manal Tamimi will also speak at our Day-School Conference at London's Mander Hall on Saturday 14th May.

For more information please visit- 
http://www.palestinecampaign.org/nakbaweek


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