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Some speaking dates

24 January 2010

I will be speaking at a few meetings in the next fortnight. Details are below.

:: Film showing and discussion organised by Hackney PSC, London E8
Tuesday 26 January at 7.30pm. Doors open 7.00pm. Free entry.

To Shoot an Elephant (2009), 112 mins, dir. Alberto Arce & Mohammad Rujailah.
An eye witness account from the Gaza Strip during Israel’s military assault one year ago. The only foreigners who stayed inside Gaza, a handful of international volunteers, give witness to the bravery of a group of Gazan ambulance drivers as civilian lives and the infrastructure of Gaza are destroyed.

When I Stretch Forth Mine Hand (2009), 3 mins, introduced by filmmaker Omar Hamilton.
A dialogue between poem and image that explores personal and political tensions born of Egypt’s role in the assault on Gaza.

Plus: a discsussion with Joti Brar, a Hackney resident recently returned from the PSC Viva Palestina aid convoy to Gaza.

Venue: Passing Clouds, Richmond Road, Dalston E8 4AA, junction with Kingsland Road (behind the Haggerston bar).
Buses: 67 149 242 243 / nearest tube Old Street.

:: Viva Palestina convoy report-back meeting organised by CPGB-ML, Southall, UB2
Saturday 30 January at 6.00pm.

Confirmed speaker: Joti Brar
Also invited: Kevin Ovendon (Viva Palestina) and Anas Altikriti (British Muslim Initiative)
Followed by questions and discussion.

Venue: Saklatvala Hall, Dominion Way, Southall, UB2 5AA

:: Viva Palestina convoy report-back meeting organised by CPGB-ML, Central Bham
Wednesday 3 February

Confirmed speaker: Joti Brar
Others: tbc
Time and venue: tbc

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