9th Annual Israeli Apartheid Week

23w5udzThe annual ‘Israeli Apartheid Week’, taking place in over 100 cities, will be held in Beirut from the 11th of March until the 16h of March, 2013.

This year’s program includes:

· Poster exhibit and talk on Popular Resistance in Palestine by artist & activist Hafez Omar

· Lecture on PA Complicity in Apartheid in Palestine by Dr. Seif Dana

· Talk by “the poster girl of Palestinian militancy” Leila Khaled on her recent visit to Gaza

· Presentation by BDS Arabic on BDS in Lebanon

· Exhibit on Palestinian Political Prisoners

· Palestinian Cultural Night with dabke and musical performances

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Tentative Program (source)

Opening Night

Monday, 11 March 2013

Talk: Political Appropriation of Popular Resistance in Palestine

AND Poster Exhibition

Hafez Omar

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: American University of Beirut- West Hall, Auditorium A

(Arabic)

Tuesday, 12 March 2013

Film Screening: Khaymet Em Kamel

(Arabic with English Subtitles)

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Location: Lebanese American University, Business Building – Room 904

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Talk: Political Appropriation of Popular Resistance in Palestine

AND Poster Exhibition

Hafez Omar

5:30 PM – 7:30 PM

Location: Shatila, Qa’at el Sha’ab

(Arabic)

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The Curve of American Power and Israel’s View of the Arab Uprisings

Seif Dana

(English)

6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: American University of Beirut- Van Dyke Building, Nabil Boustani Auditorium

Wednesday, 13 March 2013

Combating the Invisible Enemy: Practicing BDS in Lebanon

Campaign for the Boycott of Supporters of Israel in Lebanon

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Location: Lebanese American University, Business Building – Room 903

(English and Arabic)

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Film Screening: The Colour of Olives

AND Prisoners Exhibition

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Location: American University of Beirut, West Hall – Bathish Auditorium

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Talk: Colonial relations and the transformation of the Palestinian Elite

AND PLO Poster Exhibition

Seif Dana

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: American University of Beirut – Bathish Auditorium

(Arabic)

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Combating the Invisible Enemy: Practicing BDS in Lebanon

Campaign for the Boycott of Supporters of Israel in Lebanon

(Arabic)

6:30 PM – 8:30 PM

Location: Burj el Barajneh, Tarshiha Village Council

Thursday, 14 March 2013
Talk: Colonial relations and the transformation of the Palestinian Elite

AND Poster Exhibition

Seif Dana

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Location: Lebanese International University, TBA

(Arabic)

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Talk: The Victory of Gaza

Leila Khaled

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Shatila, Qa’at el Sha’ab

(Arabic)

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Cultural Night: RIGHT TO EDUCATION FUNDRAISER

– Proceeds will go to Learning for the Empowerment and Advancement of Palestinians (LEAP)

8:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Location: T-marbouta Cafe, Hamra

Friday, 15 March 2013

Film Screening: Khaymet Em Kamel

AND Prisoners Exhibition

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Mar Elias

Saturday, 16 March 2013

Live Stream Tour: “Views of Haifa”

11:30 PM – 1:30 PM

Location: Ajial – Social Communication Center
Kombarj Building, 1st Floor
Daaouk st., Across from Makased Hospital

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One-Day workshop: Palestinian Refugee Rights

Organized by Amel House of Human Rights

The workshop will feature presentations, discussions and exercises on the status and rights of Palestinians refugees in Lebanon, by experts and campaigners for Palestinian refugee rights. For more information and to participate in our workshop kindly send your CV as application request to this email:apply.ahhr@gmail.com. The workshop will includes lunch, and has a participation fee of 10 000 L.L.

9:30 AM – 3:15 PM

Location: Amel Association – Mousseitbeh, First Floor

(Arabic)

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Talk: The Claim to Sexual Freedom – Pinkwashing Apartheid

Anthony Rizk

6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Location: Nasawiya – Mar Mikhael

Supported by:

Al-Akhbar Newspaper
Assafir Newspaper
Center for American Studies and Research, AUB (CASAR)
Center for Arab and Middle Eastern Studies, AUB (CAMES)
Center for Arab Unity Studies (CAUS)
Norwegian Peoples Aid (NPA)

Contact Info: iawbeirut@gmail.com

Also available in Arabic.

Last year’s program featured internationally acclaimed and controversial Brazilian cartoonist Carlos Latuff and Palestinian author and professor Joseph Massad

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