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FILM: Life Is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara

When: Friday, April 26, 2019, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston
A new film from director Iara Lee examines the tensions between the Sahrawi people and the Moroccan armed forces as it chronicles the everyday violence of life under occupation of Africa's last colony in the Western Sahara, giving voice to the aspirations of a desert people for whom 
colonialism has never ended. 
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“Insurgent Supremacists: Confronting the U.S. Far Right” with Matthew N. Lyons

When: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston
Antifascist researcher Matthew N. Lyons will speak about his recent book Insurgent Supremacists: The U.S. Far Right’s Challenge to State and Empire. This work examines a broad array for far right currents, from neonazis to Christian theocrats, and from the Patriot movement to the alt-right, looking at their development, politics, interactions, and impact on the wider political landscape. Matthew argues that these “insurgent supremacists” bolster established systems of oppression but also challenge the existing political order.
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Screening, Imprisoning A Generation Stories of four young Palestinians who have been det

When: Thursday, May 2, 2019, 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Jamaica Plain branch, Boston Public Library • 30 South Street • Jamaica Plain

Stories of four young Palestinians who have been detained and imprisoned under the Israeli military and political systems.

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Walk for Water 5K to support Palestinian Refugees

When: Saturday, May 4, 2019, 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Where: 15 Broad Canal Way • Cambridge

Don't Dance with Apartheid: Boycott Batsheva Dance Company

When: Saturday, April 6, 2019, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Schubert Theater • 265 Tremont Street • Boston

Deadly Exchange: What are US Police Learning in Israel?

When: Sunday, April 7, 2019, 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Where: Democracy Center • 45 Mt. Auburn St. • Cambridge

Sponsored by Jewish Voice for Peace

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The Great March of Return in Gaza: One Year On

When: Saturday, March 30, 2019, 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Where: Boston Common • Park Street T-station • Boston

Tear Down the Walls!  Join the Protest and Standout!  Organized by the Boston Palestinian Solidarity Network.

On March 30, 2019, Palestinians and their allies in Boston and across the world will gather to commemorate the first anniversary of the Great March of Return, which began in the Gaza Strip last year. On Land Day 2018, 30,000 Palestinians marched in an attempt to return home to the villages they were forced to flee 70 years ago, many of which lay just across the fences that surround Gaza.

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Eyewitness Palestine: Moving to the Brink

When: Thursday, March 7, 2019, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: BU College of Arts and Sciences • 725 Commonwealth Avenue • Room 313 • Boston

“Long Way Out - A Psychological Journey” with Nicole Waybright

When: Sunday, March 3, 2019, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston
“Long Way Out - A Psychological Journey” 
with Nicole Waybright
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Ahmed Abu Artema on the Gaza March of Return

When: Tuesday, February 26, 2019, 7:15 pm to 9:15 pm
Where: Harvard Kennedy School • 79 JFK Street • Starr Auditorium • Cambridge

The Harvard Kennedy School Palestine Caucus invites you to a conversation with Ahmad Abu Artema, leader and organizer of the Great March of Return.

The Great March of Return has been an ongoing weekly protest since March 30, 2018, calling for the eend of the siege on Gaza and the right for Palestinians in Gaza to return to their original homes.

Ahmed is a Palestinian writer and activist who believes in civil nonviolent struggle to achieve justice, freedom and equality.  Ahmed's family was expelled from their home in the Ramleh district in 1948.

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Water: The Global Crisis and What Must Be Done Now

When: Thursday, February 21, 2019, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Cambridge Public Library - Central Square • 45 Pearl Street • Cambridge

Facebook Conversation: How Lawmakers are Undermining Free Speech in the Fight Against BDS

When: Friday, February 8, 2019, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Where: Online • Facebook conversation • Boston

Join us for a Facebook Live conversation (no Facebook account needed) with ACLU Staff Attorney Brian Hauss.Anti-BDS (Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions) legislation has been in the news a lot lately.

In Texas, a speech pathologist lost her job for refusing to sign a pledge that she wouldn’t boycott Israel -- or Israeli settlements. Similar cases were reported in Arizona and Kansas. One town even temporarily barred BDS supporters from receiving hurricane relief.

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A reception for The Promised Land Exhibit produced by the Jewish Museum of the Palestinian Experience

When: Sunday, February 3, 2019, 1:15 pm to 3:30 pm
Where: Friends Meeting at Cambridge • 5 Longfellow Park • Cambridge

New book release: Black Power and Palestine, Transnational Countries of Color

When: Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Where: Center for Middle Eastern Studies • 38 Kirkland St. • Room 102 • Cambridge

"Let them all in: Ending the Permanent Refugee Crisis" with Khury Petersen-Smith

When: Sunday, February 3, 2019, 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Community Church of Boston • 565 Boylston Street, 2nd floor • Boston

The nightmare at the US’ southern border–thousands of stranded asylum seekers, detention camps for migrants, and a border patrol on the rampage–
is a horrifying slice of a global problem. Wars, economic disaster, and environmental devastation are displacing people all around the world. The US and
other states respond with violence, but we must build solidarity.

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