Cleveland: “Celebrating Independence, Mourning Nakba”

Celebrating Independence, Mourning Nakba:
The 60th Anniversary of the Founding of Israel and the Nakba

The Interfaith Council for Peace in the Middle East will hold a press conference and panel discussion concerning the continued and illegal occupation of Palestinian lands and the denial of rights for Palestinians, including the right of return for hundreds of thousands of Christians and Muslims to their homeland. A panel of Nakba survivors will describe what happened to them and their families.

Tuesday, May 13, 2008
1:00-2:30 PM
River’s Edge, 3430 Rocky River Drive, Cleveland, Ohio

This conference is free and open to the public.

Council President Martha Katz of Youngstown is a founding member of The Coalition for Peace in the Middle East and the Youngstown chapter of Women in Black. Among panelists are Marlene Mourad of Brunswick and Mohammed Ramahi of Youngstown.

Originally posted on Behind the Lines.

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