Fundraising: Meal for Gaza

March 25, 2010 · Posted in Event · 21 Comments 
March 27, 2010
2:00 pmto6:00 pm

The Pavilion
Girton Recreation Ground
Cambridge Road Girton CB3 0FH

We are getting urgent communication from Gaza for financial aid to relieve hunger since our visit to Gaza in Jan 2010.  We have our own video footage and pictures to show you of the violent reception given to Humanitarian Aid Convoy by the Egyptian Government. 

Come and have a lovely meal while feeding someone in Gaza with the same ticket.  £10 adult, £5.00 child, £25 family ticket (2 Adults+2Child)

You must reserve your ticket on warsiiqbal@hotmail.com

or by phone on 01954-782480

 

Fund Raiser: Palestine Un-Rapped featuring LOWKEY

March 4, 2010 · Posted in Event · 9 Comments 
March 11, 2010
7:00 pmto9:30 pm

Queen’s Lecture Theatre
Emmanuel College
St Andrew’s St Cambridge

(Event sponsored by Islamic Relief)

Speakers:

**Mr M A & Mrs I M Warsi** The Warsis were on the Viva Palestina Convoy to Gaza in 2009. They are active fundraisers for Palestine in Cambridge.

**Mr Jody Mcintyre** Jody, an activist, blogger and journalist, is most known for his blog ‘Life on Wheels’, where he writes about his experiences and and struggles in Palestine amongst other things.

After being evicted with the Hanoun family in East Jerusalem, he lived in the village of Bil’in for six months, participating in the weekly non-violent demonstrations and resisting against the military incursions that followed, before travelling to Gaza. He was the only person among the 1400 foreigners in Cairo who managed to do so.

He has lived in the Palestine for 8 months from 2009-2010.
Performer:

**LOWKEY** Lowkey is a musician, poet, activist and playwright. He first came to fame through a series of mixtapes he released before he was 18. He is featured on BBC Radio and appears at various festivals and concerts including the Electric Proms, Glastonbury, T In The Park and Oxegen in the build up to his first solo album.

In February 2009, he travelled to Palestine and Palestinian refugee camps around the West Bank area to perform fundraising shows to help rebuild the Gaza Strip but was detained by the Israel Police for nine hours at Ben Gurion International Airport and was interrogated. Later in 2009, he travelled to Gaza on a humanitarian aid mission to bring medical aid to the Palestinian people.

His singles Long Live Palestine part 1&2 reached No.1 on the itunes and amazon hip hop charts. ————————————————-

Ticket price:
3 pounds

***ALL PROCEEDS GO TO THE ISLAMIC RELIEF GAZA FUND***

Book Launch: The Power of Inclusive Exclusion

February 24, 2010 · Posted in Event · 19 Comments 
March 3, 2010
5:00 pmto6:30 pm

Keynes Hall
King’s College

CU Palestine Society

Dr Sari Hanafi

The event is open to the general public

Talk: Take Your Democracy and Give Me Back My Land

February 24, 2010 · Posted in Event · Comment 
March 2, 2010
5:00 pmto6:30 pm

Keynes Hall
King’s college

CU Palestine Society

for Israeli Apartheid Week
Talk by Dr Jamal Zahalqa

Open to the general public

Public Meeting: and Cambridge Stop the War AGM

February 24, 2010 · Posted in Event · 13 Comments 
March 2, 2010
7:30 pmto9:30 pm

Bramwell Longe
CU Sports and Social Club
Mill Lane Cambridge

Cambridge Stop the War

John Tipple (Solicitor for soldiers Joe Glenton and Danny Fitzpatrick)
Joe Glenton is a British soldier who has refused to go back to fight in Afghanistan and now risks two years imprisonment. He has spoken out publicly against the war and has been arrested and charged under the anti-terror laws. Danny Fitzpatrick is on death row in Iraq; he is a former British soldier.
Sarah Chapman (Military Families)
Sarah lives just outside Cambridge. Her brother was killed in the Hercules plane crash in Iraq in 2005 and she has consistently spoken out in order to hold to account those responsible for his death.

AGM (8.30PM til 9.15PM)
We will be reflecting on our activities over the last year, reviewing our current committee and roles as well as discussing ideas for future activities and events.
ALL WELCOME!