As the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel gathers pace and European universities, banks and companies start to abandon links with Israeli apartheid, join London Palestine student societies for an unique panel event
about resistance to Israeli apartheid and building effective solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom and justice.
Hear from Salim Vally, an inspirational South African activist against apartheid in South African and now Palestine, Randa Wahbe from Addameer, the Palestinian prisoner organisation that has played a key role in supporting recent hunger strikes by Palestinian political prisoners and Rafeef Ziadah, a Palestinian spoken word artist and activist based in the UK.
Salim Vally: a Senior Researcher at the Centre for Education Rights and Transformation at the University of Johannesburg, Salim was a student leader and then a trade unionist in South Africa during apartheid and is now a leading figure in the South African Palestine solidarity movement.
Randa Wahbe: Advocacy Officer at Addameer, the leading Palestinian political prisoner support and human rights organisation that has played a key role in supporting recent hunger strikes by Palestinian political prisoners. Randa is touring the UK as part of the Palestinian lives, British profits: speaking tour organized by War on Want that is shining a spotlight on the fact that while 5,033 Palestinians remain detained by Israel, UK security company G4S continues to help Israel run its prison system.
Rafeef Ziadah: a Palestinian spoken word artist, activist, senior Campaigns Officer at War on Want and secretariat of Boycott Divestment and Sanctions National Committee.
For the full line up of events taking place in London during Israeli Apartheid Week next week, check out apartheidweek.org/london.