Political Repression in Palestine and the U.S.: Criminalizing the Palestinian National Movement

Event Information
Date: 
Sun, 2011-05-15 14:00
Location: 
Jerusalem Restaurant & Banquet
8310 South Harlem Avenue
Bridgeview, IL 60455
United States

In Commemoration of 63 Years of al-Nakba the U.S. Palestinian Community Network (USPCN) & the Coalition to Protect People's Rights (CPPR) present

Political Repression in Palestine and the U.S.: Criminalizing the Palestinian National Movement

with guests:
- Awad Abdel Fattah, Secretary General of the National Democratic Assembly, on a national speaking tour from 1948 Palestine
- Dr. Ghada Talhami, renowned Palestinian author and professor
- Moderated by Hatem Abudayyeh, Palestinian Activist Raided and Subpoenaed by the FBI

Join us in a panel discussion about the manifestations and implications of political repression throughout Palestine and the United States, with particular attention to the most recent case of FBI repression of Palestinian activists in the U.S.

Refreshments will be served. Cost is Free.

Awad Abdel Fattah is Secretary General of the National Democratic Assembly (NDA), Altajamoa. The NDA is a democratic political party that operates among Palestinians in Israel and holds three seats in the Israeli parliament, the Knesset.

Dr. Ghada Talhami is a well-respected author, professor and lecturer on various Middle Eastern issues. She has authored more than 50 articles on subjects such as the Jerusalem question, the Palestine issue, Islam, women, Arab nationalism, Zionist history and Egyptian media. She has authored 6 books, her most recent titled,” Palestine in the Egyptian Press: From al-Ahram to al-Ahali.”