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Byron BDS Conference: The Case Against israel

May 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The third Byron BDS Conference featuring guest speakers Nasser Mashni (President of APAN) and Remah Naji
The academic, sporting, cultural and trade boycott of Israel is the fundamental non-violent tactic to bring about three key objectives: An end to the occupation, the right of return of Palestinian refugees and an end to Apartheid.
In 2005 Palestinian civil society gathered en masse and unanimously called for the world to boycott, divest and sanction (BDS) Israel similar in the way the world applied this non-violent tactic to South Africa and ended apartheid there. BDS remains the one effective tool that everyone can embrace on an individual level to make a difference in the struggle for Palestinian rights
Keynote addresses from invited speakers will be followed by a Q&A session where attendees can seek answers and advice for embracing BDS.
Nasser Mashni – Nasser Mashni is the President of the Australia Palestine Advocacy Network, co-founder of Australians For Palestine, and a founding board member of Olive Kids – a Palestinian children’s charity.
Remah Naji – Diaspora Palestinian woman living on the lands of the Turrbal and Jagera peoples. Member of Justice for Palestine. Remah is a community advocate for justice in Palestine in various spheres. Remah will be speaking about the social and political discourse surrounding bds, while tackling the reluctance of Australian politicians to endorse it.
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May 18
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Duncan Smith


Marvel Hall