FROM PALESTINE TO NYC
CHECKPOINTS = TOOL OF SUPPRESSION
Fast Facts about checkpoints in the West Bank:
This information is from the September 2011 United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) report “Movement and Access in the West Bank.”
IDF, NYPD – Enforcing Inequality!
Join us at the Free University for Occupy Wall Street, Not Palestine: The Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement to End Israeli Apartheid
Where: Free University at Madison Square Park, pool area
When: Saturday, September 22, 12 pm to 2 pm
What: Discussion of the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions movement for Palestinian rights. Members of Global Justice will elucidate how and why this global call from Palestinian civil society groups fits within the parameters of the Occupy movement. Representatives from local Palestine solidarity groups will give an overview of the BDS movement—its goals, history, strategies, and analysis. And finally local activists working on specific boycott and divestment campaigns will highlight their successes and challenges. Please bring your questions and concerns and join us for this important discussion.
Madison Square Park is located between Fifth and Sixth Avenues and 23rd and 26th Streets.
For more information about the Free University, visit freeuniversitynyc.org.