CJPP events 2016 – 2017

March 2016
Film screening and forum with guest Palestinian co-director, Emad Burnat, of 5  Broken Cameras (documenting the years of peaceful protest in his village of Bilin in  the Occupied West Bank in Palestine).

May 2016
Nakba: Community forum and film screening, Youm Ilak Youm Aleik – Palestinian    Refugees from Jerusalem 1948: Heritage, Eviction & Hopes with guest speaker, Ms  Nahed Odeh.

July 2016
Palestinians Under Occupation: Community forum and film screening of Samoud –  the Struggle for Al Aarqib (joint event with FILEF), with guest speakers Mr. Hilmi  Dabbagh and Ms Cathy Peters.

October 2016
John Dugard In Conversation– “Has International Law Failed Palestine?”

Community event with Professor John Dugard, in conversation with Professor Ben  Saul, (Professor of International Law, University of Sydney), introduced by Associate   Professor Jake Lynch (Department of Peace and Conflict Studies, University of  Sydney).

February 2017
Promoted Protest Netanyahu actions on Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to Australia.

March 2017
Jointly funded an Australian public opinion poll – Morgan Poll, on attitudes to  Palestine and Israel (https://apan.org.au/apan-activities/opinion_poll/).

May 2017
Nakba commemoration

Speakers included  a Palestinian survivor of the Nakba from the Australian  community, Dr Abu Arab along with Professor John MacDonald on his work in  Palestine. See You Tube videos of the presentations here.

July 2017
Promoting BDS – Driving Global Justice for Palestine, 28th -29th July, 2017

CJPP worked on the organising committee to present a two-day conference at the University of Sydney. https://www.bdssydney.org/.

November 2017
Gideon Levy – The Occupation 

Gideon Levy, outspoken Israeli journalist, Ha’aretz gave a presentation at the University of Sydney as part of the Sydney Ideas program. This event was co-presented with the Department of Arabic Language and Cultures at the University of Sydney and the Coalition for Justice and Peace in Palestine (CJPP). Speakers included Professor Dirk Moses and journalist and writer, Antony Lowenstein.  Gideon Levy was the 2017 Edward Said Memorial lecturer.