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Eyewitness From Lebanon

The Recent US-Israeli War

A Talk by Dr. Zeina Zaatari

Lebanon Destruction image


Friday September 22nd, 7pm
First Unitarian Church
160 N. Third St., San Jose
(map, directions)

$5 - $15 donation -- Students Free!
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The Speaker The Event Suggested Readings Co-sponsors


THE SPEAKER


Zeina Zataari
is a founding member of the Radical Arab Women's Activist Network and the National Council of Arab Americans. She was born and raised in South Lebanon. Zeina recently returned from South Lebanon and will talk about the recent U.S. backed Israeli assault on Lebanon, Lebanon's modern history, Israel's aggressions and involvement in internal civil wars, the origins of Hizbullah and the resistance movements.

Sami Kitmitto is with the Break The Siege Campaign, which was formed in the aftermath of the Israeli invasion of Lebanon and Gaza, and is also a member of American Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee, San Francisco (ADC-SF).

ABOUT THE EVENT

7 pm, Reception
7.30pm, Presentation by Zeina Zaatari
Followed by Activism Workshop led by Sami Kitmitto

SUGGESTED READINGS

Lessons from Lebanon: Rethinking National Liberation Movements. Hamid Dabashi, Al-Ahram Weekly, Sep 7-13, 2006.

Another Day of Devastation and Destruction. Zeina Zaatari, Electronic Lebanon, 17 July, 2006

Who Started It? A Chronology of the Latest Crisis in the Middle East. Sharat Lin, CounterPunch, July 2006



Sponsored By

Friends of South Asia
Global Justice Action Committee of First Unitarian Church
South Bay Mobilization
National Council of Arab Americans



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