Journalist John McCarthy was kidnapped and held in Beirut for over 5 years from 1986 to 1991. Despite this, he returned to Palestine and Israel, and journeyed across the country to uncover the hidden story of the Palestinian struggle.
With far-right governments in power in both the US and Israel, it’s time to examine the latter’s racist attacks against indigenous Palestinians and African asylum-seekers.
Join Luton PSC for this event with David Sheen, an independent journalist and film maker born and raised in Canada, now living in and reporting from Israel. Sheen began blogging when he first moved to Israel in 1999, and he later went on to work as a reporter and editor for the Israeli daily newspaper Haaretz.
A leading Palestinian human rights activist will be in Derry this week to give a public talk on the current situation in his home country. The event takes place at the Unison Building, Clarendon Street at 7pm on Friday, October 13th. All are welcome.