EVENT: Iyad Burnat to Speak on Non-Violent Resistance in Palestine
For ten years the residents of the Palestinian village of Bil’in have held weekly non-violent protests against the confiscation of their land and destruction of their olive trees.
For ten years they have faced brutal repression at the hands of the Israeli military and settlers.
IYAD BURNAT is the coordinator of the Popular Committee that has organized these protests. You may have seen him in his brother’s Oscar-nominated film, ‘Five Broken Cameras.’
Now you have a chance to hear him when he comes to Boston to describe his village’s decade-long struggle for justice and freedom and what inspires him to continue on the path of non-violent resistance.
IYAD BURNAT (above) will be speaking at these venues:
Monday, March 30, 7 pm
Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston (Copley Square)
Tuesday, March 31, 7 pm
Northeastern University, East Village, Room 8 & 10 (This is the new residential hall at 291 St. Botolph Street)
Wednesday, April 1, Noon
‘Bil’in: 10 Years of Popular Struggle & the Media’ Tufts University,Tisch Library, Room 304 (35 Professors Row)
Wedneday, April 1, 7 pm
The Cambridge Forum, ‘Non-Violent Resistance in Palestine’
First Parish (UU) Church at 1446 Mass Ave in Harvard Square
All these events are free and open to the public.
Co-sponsored by: The Alliance for a Secular & Democratic South Asia, Boston Coalition for Palestinian Rights, Jewish Voice for Peace - Boston, Jewish Women for Justice in Israel- Palestine, Palestinian House of New England, United for Justice with Peace, Unitarian Universalists for Justice in the Middle East - Massachusetts Chapter