[HCCN] Palestinians’ nonviolent struggle for equal rights, Blue Hill Nov 20

Judith Robbins JUDY at ROBBINSandROBBINS.com
Sat Nov 13 17:23:41 EST 2010


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> Palestinians’ nonviolent struggle for equal rights
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> BLUE HILL–On Saturday, November 20, Ridgely Fuller and Carolyn Coe  
> will share photos and information about their experiences in  
> Palestine earlier this year. In the West Bank, both Fuller and Coe  
> participated in Palestinian-led nonviolent struggles for equal  
> rights and freedom. They will describe what they and other  
> international solidarity activists are doing to support these actions.
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> Fuller spent three months in the West Bank and East Jerusalem last  
> winter and two weeks in Gaza in August. She worked with the  
> International Solidarity Movement (ISM) in Sheik Jarrah (part of  
> East Jerusalem), the Palestinian Solidarity Project in Beit Ommar,  
> the Stop the Wall Campaign in Um Salamona, the International  
> Women’s Peace Service and the Tent of Nations, south of Bethlehem.  
> In Gaza Fuller led workshops to help build resiliency in children,  
> working with the Gaza Mental Health Centre, El Qattan Centre for  
> the Child, and a local initiative in Beit Hanoun.
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> Coe spent a month in the West Bank from May to early June,  
> recording interviews and weekly demonstrations. She accompanied  
> farmers to their fields and photographed demonstrations near  
> Bethlehem. Saturday’s joint presentation will be at 6:30 p.m. at  
> the Blue Hill Public Library and is sponsored by Peninsula Peace &  
> Justice. All are welcome. For more information, call 326-4405.
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