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Forum: Palestine - 70 Years of Resistance

  • Resistance Centre 407 Swanston Street Melbourne, VIC, 3000 Australia (map)

Forum: Palestine - 70 Years of Resistance

Melbourne, VIC

In 1948, the state of Israel was created by expelling three quarters of the Palestinian people from their villages and homes. more than 700,000 Palestinians from their homes and destroying more than 500 Palestinian villages. Since 1948, the Palestinians have experienced waves of expulsions and violence and experience extreme restrictions on freedom of movement for Palestinians in the West Bank and Palestinians in Gaza being in the equivalent of an open air prison with the Israeli military controlling what people or goods can enter or leave Gaza."


  • Riyad al Adassi, Palestinian nurse from Gaza, Palestinian Community Association of Victoria & Solidarity for Palestine
  • Harvey Rayson, Socialist Alliance member from Melbourne

Date/time: Tuesday 29 May, 6.30pm (meal available from 6pm)

Venue: Resistance Centre, Level 5, 407 Swanston St, Melbourne CBD (opposite RMIT)

Event details at FACEBOOK EVENT

Hosted by Green Left Weekly.

[Note: this is not an AFOPA-organised event; AFOPA takes no responsibility or liability for this event.]

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Film Screening