Thursday, November 29

Mustapha Barghouti Speaks In Toronto This Sat Dec 1

Palestinian Nobel Peace Prize Nominee comes to Toronto on Saturday, December 1st.

In light of Israel's recent assault on Gaza, and this week's UN vote on Palestine, CJPME invites you to an important talk by one of Palestine's most articulate leaders: Dr. Mustapha Barhgouti. Dr. Barghouti, Palestinian presidential candidate, legislator, and peace activist, will be delivering a lecture in Toronto, on Dec.1st at 7pm.

Join us as Dr. Barghouti discusses the recent violence against Gaza, and the political and social challenges facing the Palestinians in his talk:
Palestine: The Struggle for Freedom

Dr. Barghouti's credentials are impressive and wide-ranging:
  • Nobel Peace Prize nominee
  • Candidate for president of the Palestinian Authority, finishing second
  • Member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, for the Independent Palestine list, a coalition of independents and NGO members
  • Co-founder of the Health, Development, Information and Policy Institute (1989), Union of Palestinian Medical Relief Committees (1979), and the Palestinian National Initiative (2002)
Dr. Barghouti's address will be followed by a time of Q&A.

Please distribute this e-mail widely to your friends and acquaintances in the Toronto area.
All details below.  We look forward to a great evening with you. Thank you for your support!

Banner Toronto Saturday, December 1st, 2012, 7:00 p.m.
Location (see map at the bottom of this e-mail):
University of Toronto
Ground Floor, room G162 (OISE Auditorium)
252 Bloor Street West (at Bedford Avenue)
Toronto, ON, M5S 1V6

Co-sponsored by the University of Toronto Middle East History and Theory Workshop.

Tickets can be purchased at the door while supplies last. Admission is $15, or $10 for students with a valid student ID. You may also reserve a front-section seat by buying a ticket for the Toronto event in advance via TicketWeb, either online or by calling 1-888-222-6608. More Toronto event details on CJPME website.

Advance tickets for Toronto event are also available at:
  • Another Story Bookshop: 315 Roncesvalles Avenue
  • Beit Zatoun House: 612 Markham Street
  • Ten Editions Bookstore: 698 Spadina Avenue

Dr. Barghouti's speaking tour is proudly presented by Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME), with local partners as indicated.
For more info on these exciting events, please see CJPME's website.
Hope to see you there!

Map/Directions: Toronto  
Saturday/samedi - 01/12/2012 - 7:00 p.m.
University of Toronto
OISE Auditorium, room G162, Ground Floor

252 Bloor St. West (at Bedford Avenue)
Toronto, ON, M5S 1V6 


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