NGO ACTION NEWS

· On 9 March, Columbia University is hosting Sara Saadoun from Human Rights Watch who will discuss a report on why HRW is calling on businesses to pull out of the settlements.

· On 10 March, Students for Justice in Palestine at the University of Delaware will host a presentation “Bringing Justice to Palestine” by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author Chris Hedges. On 11 March, they will screen the award-winning film “Omar”. On 13 March a panel discussion “Perspectives on Palestine” will be held which will explore the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. In parallel, a documentary movie screening “Al Helm - Martin Luther King in Palestine” will be hosted on 15 March.

· On May 6, The Jerusalem Fund in Washington D.C. will launch the 2016 Hisham Sharabi Memorial lecture: “Palestinian education for the 21st century” with Dr. Fouad Moughrabi. Before that, on 29 March, the Jerusalem Fund is hosting an event “Palestinian Youth in the Occupied Territories” by Reverend Dr. Mitri. During the event two short films “Praise of the Wounds” and “Life of Pigeons” will be screened.


Europe

· On 7 March, the Irish Centre for Human Rights in Dublin is hosting a seminar “Israel’s Exploitation of Contiguous Gas Resources in the Occupied Palestinian Territory” by Dr. Susan Power.

· On 12 March, Silk Road Film Festival in Dublin is organizing a film screening of “Roshmia”.

· On 15 March, in Dublin, the Ireland-Palestine Solidarity Campaign is organizing an informal discussion “Visualising Conflict in Palestine” facilitated by Dr. Brendan Browne and Dr. Julie Norman.


Global

· On 26 March, in Australia, Ali Abunimah, a Palestinian–American journalist and co-founder of “Electronic Intifada” will speak during the Marxism 2016 conference.

· On 30 March, a Palestinian artist Rafeef Ziadah will launch her new album “We teach life” in Australia.


Palestine

· The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights published its weekly (25 February–2 March) report on “Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory”.

United Nations

· UNICEF in Jordan did not renew its contract with the G4S security company.

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