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20/02/2014 - 28/02/2014    
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Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) is an annual international series of events held in cities and campuses across the globe. The aim of IAW is to educate people about the nature of Israel as an apartheid system and to build Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) campaigns as part of a growing global BDS movement. This year it runs from 20-28th February 2014.

Events Lineup:


-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS), it worked in South Africa, was praised by Mandela, it has started a diplomatic row between America and Israel and our Student Union has voted to sign up to it, but what is it? Join journalist Ben White (https://www.facebook.com/events/647767455258752/?fref=ts)

When: Thursday, 20th Feb, 6:00-7:30pm

Venue: Discovery Room – University House



Highlight of The Week:


-Dr Mazen Masri, Palestinian member of the Israeli Bar Association, speaks on the Colonial Realities in Palestine, introduced by our own History lecturer Dr Abdel Razzaq Takriti (https://www.facebook.com/events/515041705280078/?fref=ts)

When: Monday, 24th Feb, 6:00pm

Where: Students’ Union Auditorium



-FREE (but costly to us) Film Unit showing of the multiple award winning ‘Roadmap to Apartheid’ (https://www.facebook.com/events/683705311693586/?fref=ts)

When: Tuesday, 25th Feb, 7:30pm

Where: Students’ Union Auditorium




– If you live closer to Hallam University: food, poetry and a talk about Palestine (https://www.facebook.com/events/668797309849798/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming)

When: Wednesday, 25th Feb, 4.30-6.30pm

Where: Owen Building Bridge L2




– Battle of The Empty Stomachs: 277 Days on hunger strike – Video-link to Samer Issawi (https://www.facebook.com/events/1446058358962181/?fref=ts)

When: Thursday, 27th Feb, 6:00-7:00pm

Venue: Arts Tower Lecture Theatre 3




– To end the week with FREE coffee, tea and biscuits, there will be a Palestinian cultural evening of poetry, drama and music with the professional Oudist Ahmad Adnan (https://www.facebook.com/events/1423017841269485/?fref=ts)

When: Friday, 28th Feb, 7:00-9:00pm

Where: Coffee Revolution