Marking the 60th Year of Al Nakba

Southern California events marking the Palestinian Catastrophe (Al Nakba)

Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights Conference in Canada

Posted by nakba60la on April 7, 2008

“Bridge of Return”

Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights (SPHR) 10th Anniversary Conference during the 60th year of ethnic cleansing in Palestine

May 2-4, 2008 in Montréal, Canada

Call out to all persons working in Solidarity with the Palestinian people in North America. To all student, professional, and solidarity activists; please join us in our Annual Conference, May 2-5, 2008 in Montreal to confront the 60th year of the Palestinian Nakbah.

SPHR this year will be 10 years old. We are calling on all student groups, professors and solidarity activists working for Palestinian Human Rights in North America to join us in Montreal for the weekend of May 2nd to 4th 2008, for more than just a debate. We are organizing for a genuine exchange between all members of our community so that we can better defend our common cause for justice in Palestine.

We are holding a series of roundtables, workshops, and direct action activities that run under three categories. Those categories are:

  • Zionist Apartheid and the One State Solution.
  • Indigenous Solidarity from Here to Palestine.
  • Tools for Justice: BDS, Direct Actions, and Movement Building.

We will also be holding the General Assembly for SPHR members, including the elections of the 2008/09 SPHR Board of Directors and Executive team.

Registration details:

Conference Registration includes lunches, refreshments, free entree to evening public panels and for non students 1 year membership in SPHR-National.

Costs: $30/Students; $50 for non-students.

Location(s): May 2nd “Opening Plenary” event will take place in McGill University. All other events/workshops will be held in Concordia University May 3rd and 4th.

Registration: email or at the conference locations Starting May 2 @ 5pm.

Details: Evening events are open to the public with a minimum donation of $5.


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