NGO ACTION NEWS
3 June 2016

Americas


· On 8 June, The Jerusalem Fund is screening in Washington D.C. the documentary “Roshmia” which follows an elderly Palestinian couple in their stand-off with Israeli authorities to keep their home. The event is part of its annual Summer Film Series (1 to 17 June).


Europe


· On 7 June, West Midlands Palestine Solidarity Campaign is holding a talk in Wolverhampton, UK, with Marwan Darweish, author of the book “Popular Protest in Palestine” which examines the role of the unarmed civil resistance movement in the Palestinian liberation struggle.

· On 10 June, the Comité pour une Paix Juste au Proche Orient is organizing in Luxembourg an afternoon of testimonies with participants in a study trip to Israel and Palestine in April 2016.

· On 13 June, Gate 48, a platform for Israelis living in the Netherlands who oppose the occupation of the Palestinian territories is organizing a seminar on “Viral Occupation, Israeli military rule and the smartphone camera” in Amsterdam with Dr. Rebecca Stein, whose research deals with the way new communications technologies influence life under occupation.


· On 16 June, the Comité pour une Paix Juste au Proche Orient is organizing a panel discussion in Luxembourg about Palestinian refugees.


United Nations



· On 29 and 30 June, the UN Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People will be organizing the United Nations International Conference in Support of Israeli-Palestinian Peace at the United Nations Office at Geneva.


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