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October 2, 2012

2012.10.02: Two Palestinian Rights Events This Week

Filed under: Antiwar,Palestine,Racism — nyclaw01 @ 8:45 pm

From: Letwin, Michael

Sent: Tuesday, October 02, 2012 12:41 PM

To: 1199 Members; ALAA MEMBERS

Subject: Two Palestinian Rights Events This Week


Endorsed by the NLG-NYC Chapter, and many other organizations.

1. Oct. 6-7: Russell Tribunal on Palestine – New York Session

2. Oct. 9: Beyond 1967: Respecting the Palestinian Right to Return

Details below

Sat.-Sun., October 6-7: Russell Tribunal on Palestine – New York Session

Great Hall at Cooper Union located at 7 East 7th Street, New York, NY 10003

The RToP is an International People’s Tribunal created in response to the international community’s inaction regarding Israel’s recognized violations of international law.

Video: Alice Walker, Archbishop Desmond Tutu and others tell you why you should support this historical initiative

–>List your organization as an endorser

–>RSVP and Repost


Please note that registration is now full, but the sponsors will attempt to admit all those who seek to participate.


–>Also: Kickoff Event, Fri., October 5


Tues., October 9: Beyond 1967: Respecting the Palestinian Right to Return

Speakers: Lamis Deek & Miko Peled

John Jay College – Black Box Theater

524 West 59th Street, between 10th and 11th Aves, NYC

“The essence of our struggle is the right of the return for the refugees (+70% of the Palestinian people). They demand their right to return to their homes and they do have the right to do so. If you think that it is not possible then you are really not in solidarity with the Palestinian cause.”

–Maath Musleh, Palestinian youth activist, blogger and journalist based in Jerusalem

Sponsored by: John Jay College Students for Justice in Palestine

Endorsers (list in formation):

Al-Awda NY | The Palestine Right to Return Coalition

National Lawyers Guild – New York City Chapter

Ad Hoc Committee to Defend the Egyptian Revolution (NYC)

American Muslims for Palestine – NY

Labor for Palestine

New York City Labor Against the War (NYCLAW)

Jews for Palestinian Right of Return

International Action Center

International Socialist Organization

Middle East Crisis Committee (CT)

Advocates for Peace and Social Justice

JPLO – Jewish People’s Liberation Organization

Delaware Valley Veterans for America

US Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel

United Progressives

Friends of Palestine, Hudson Valley

BAYAN-USA Northeast

–>List your organization as an endorser

–>RSVP and Repost


(IMPORTANT: John Jay requires a list of attendees for security purposes. If you are attending this event, please go to this link to add your name (and make sure you bring ID), otherwise you may not get in)


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