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December 7, 2010

2010.12.07: Antiwar Calendar

From:  Letwin, Michael
Sent: Tuesday, December 07, 2010 1:09 PM
To: 1199 Members; ALAA MEMBERS
Subject: Antiwar Calendar

Weds, Dec. 8-Mon., Dec. 13
Black Panther Party Film Festival
“A showcase of films combining archival footage of the Black Panthers from the 60’s with modern documentaries that concern the legacy of the Black Panthers and current issues such as the case of Mumia Abu-Jamal.”

Thurs., Dec. 9, 6-7 p.m.
No to Jewish National Fund’s pinkwashing of Israeli apartheid — Protest launch of their new LGBT committee
“We stand in support of both LGBT rights and an end to Israeli apartheid. We therefore condemn the JNF’s tokenizing of the long fought for rights of LGBT communities for the purposes of erasing the ongoing struggle for the rights of Palestinians.”

Thurs., Dec. 9, 6:30-9:30 p.m.
1848 is 1948 | Poetic Echoes of Endurance from Palestine to Latin America
“How can spoken word and the art of poetry be utilized to raise awareness about global human rights abuses and the struggles of oppressed groups of people? Spoken word was born from hip-hop culture, which emerged as an innovative artistic form in the late 1970s in New York City.”

Fri., Dec. 10, Noon-1 p.m.
Day of Action against Caterpillar
“Join over 18,000 people of conscience who have already signed the petition to ask TIAA-CREF to stop investing in companies that profit from the Israeli occupation of the Gaza Strip and the West Bank, including East Jerusalem.”

Fri, Dec. 10, 7-9 p.m.
The Violation of Human Rights:  The “War on Terror” Continues at Home and Abroad
“An eye-opening panel presentation and open discussion about how fear and anti-Muslim bigotry is mobilized to enable political prosecution, entrapment, targeted assassinations, indefinite and abusive detentions, and unjust occupations of Muslim & Arab countries, while at home we face the rise in Islamophobia.

Thurs. Dec. 16, 7 p.m.
Personal Stories of Preemptive Prosecution Part II: A Call to Action
“Town Hall meeting with family members of wrongly convicted terror-suspects post-9-11. Respond to the injustice that comes with preemptive prosecutions, often perpetuated by FBI agent provocateurs.”


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