Wednesday, September 19

Mazin Qumsiyeh : Upcoming events in Palestine

Mark your calendar if you are in the area for upcoming events in Palestine. If you are not, maybe you can pass it on to others and/or organize events in your country or join us in late October for the Olive Harvest.

Saturday 22 September, 3 PM, Ramallah: Meeting for those who support one democratic state.  If you support this and would like to attend, email

And as part of the Freedom Bus tour ( in the occupied territories:

25th September, 7:30pm - 9:30pm Old City, Beit Sahour, Occupied Palestine
A night of poetry and music in the Old City of Beit Sahour.  Performers include: Awlad Al-Balad Band, Charlie Rishmawi, Tunes for Peace, Other guests...

26 Sept, 7:15pm - 9pm Aida Refugee Camp, Outdoor Stage

The people of Aida Camp will share personal accounts about the realities of life under occupation. The Freedom Bus ensemble will turn each story into a piece of improvised theater

27 Sept, 1:45pm - 4pm Bethlehem University

Meet some of Palestine’s leading activists, writers and scholars … Learn more about the mechanisms of occupation, colonialism, apartheid and global imperialism … Hear about the many ways that Palestinians and their allies are engaging in the struggle for freedom and justice. The September 27th seminar will include the following talks:
Archbishop Atallah Hanna - Palestinian Christians in the Struggle for Freedom and Justice
Linda Tabar - Normalisation, its Pitfalls and the PACBI Call
Dr. Rabab Tamish - Critical thinking and Popular Education in the Palestinian Context
Prof. Mazin Qumsiyeh – The only durable solution – The One Democratic State

27th September, 7:15pm - 9:30pm Aida Refugee Camp, Outdoor Stage
Palestinians living in Israel/Palestine '48 will share personal accounts about the impact of Zionist apartheid laws and policies.  Freedom Bus actors and musicians will turn each story into a piece of improvised theatre. Abir Kopty will open the event with a talk about the Israeli apartheid system.

28th September, 1:30pm - 4:30pm Al-Walajeh, Occupied Palestine

Anti-Wall action in the village of Al-Walajah.  The event will include a march and giant puppet procession from the village mosque to Omar's house.  The action will include performances by Dar Qandeel, Palestine Street, Talha Wise Wolf, United Struggle Project, and The Freedom Theatre. Youth from Al Walajah have also made giant puppets that they will use in the demo.  This is an important time in Al Walajah's fight to stop construction of the Apartheid Wall on village land. Please join us on September 28th to protest against the Israeli Civil Administration's new plan* for further construction activity. Arrive early in case the Israeli army decides to blockade the village.  For more information about the Al-Walajeh event, please call Beesan Ramadan: +972-(0)599-613159

29 September 1:45 PM-4PM Hebron University, Hebron
Dr. Mazin Qumsiyeh - History of Palestinian popular struggle
Omar Bargouthi - BDS - Global solidarity for comprehensive Palestinian rights

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