BCPR is responding to the call from the People’s Committees of Palestine for US tax-payers to join mass demonstrations demanding an end to US support (weapons, aid, diplomatic) for the Israeli occupation of Palestine.WHEN: April 15, 4:30 – 6:00 pm
WHERE: outside the Central Square Post Office in Cambridge, MA
EVA BARTLETT has been called “Canada’s Rachel Corrie.” She is an activist and journalist who has been living in Gaza since 2008.
Come hear her talk about her experiences on the following dates:
Friday, February 28, 6 pm at the Community Church of Boston (565 Boylston Street, across from Copley Square)
Sunday, March 2, 3 pm in the Hastings Room, First Church in Cambridge Congregational, 11 Garden Street (near the Sheraton Commander)
As a volunteer with the International Solidarity Movement, Eva has been accompanying Gaza farmers and fishermen under threat of harassment and sniper fire from Israel forces. She rode with medics in their ambulances during Operation Cast Lead, Israel’s devastating assault on Gaza in 2008-9 that killed more than 1,400 Gazans. She has also documented the 2012 Israeli attacks from a hospital in the central Gaza Strip. Her eyewitness accounts have been published by The Electronic Intifada, Inter Press Service, Countercurrents and on her own blog, http://ingaza.wordpress.com/
On the first day of February 2014 BCPR members and other Palestine solidarity activists participated in a rally called by Boston school bus drivers demanding that Veolia honor the terms of their union contract.
After a campaign lasting two and half years, Boston-area supporters of
Palestinian rights had the satisfaction of seeing Veolia denied a new
contract to run the Massachusetts commuter rail system. Read more…
Friday, March 22 at 5:30 to 7:30 PM // Harvard Square in front of Au Bon Pain
This event is being held to mark the international 2013 Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW).
Boston has so many events scheduled that March is Israeli Apartheid Month –
see the list at http://boston.apartheidweek.org/
PLEASE MARK YOUR CALENDARS AND SPREAD THE WORD!
Sponsored by the Boston Coalition for Palestinian Rights (bcprights.org)