Friday, March 27, 2009

March 29: Letter writing night for Palestinian student political prisoners

posted on Sumoud

Anarchist Black Cross Federation & Teachers for Palestine [Toronto Event]

Join us for a night of food and camaraderie in solidarity with imprisoned Palestinian student political prisoners.
Suggested donation: $2 or PWYC.

WHEN: Sunday March 29, 6 p.m.
WHERE: 62 Fraser Ave. (south east of Dufferin and King)
WHAT: Dinner, discussion and writing letters to Palestinian and North American political prisoners
WHO: Toronto Anarchist Black Cross Federation (ABCF) & Teachers for Palestine

Co-sponsored by Students Against Israeli Apartheid (SAIA University of Toronto) and the Right to Education Campaign

Featuring presentations by Palestinian solidarity activists Kole Kilibarda and Yafa Jarrar, and statements from North American political prisoners.

Kole Kilibarda is an organizer with the Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid in Toronto.

Yafa Jarrar is a member of the Peterborough Coalition for Palestinian Solidarity. She was born in Jerusalem, Palestine, moved to Canada in 2003. In 2001, she represented Palestine in the Arab League of Nations in Cairo, speaking on the effects of the Israeli occupation on the Palestinian educational process, and was then elected to represent Palestine to speak at the United Nations. She is currently finishing her degree in Politics and International Development Studies at Trent University.

Please RSVP to so that we can make enough food!