BDS Australia is pleased to host this important forum featuring Boycott Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) co founder, Omar Barghouti with key First Nations and Palestinian Australian speakers discussing the shared experience of dispossession, state-based discrimination and racism and how to counter it.
OMAR BARGHOUTI – Palestinian writer and founding member of the BDS campaign AMY MCQUIRE – Darumbal and South Sear Islander journalist and academic DR RANDA ABDEL-FATTAH – Palestinian author, academic and former lawyer PROFESSOR TONY BIRCH – Indigenous Australian author, academic and activist HIBA FARRA, Moderator – Palestinian lawyer and activist
Wednesday 28 August – Wednesday 4 September is our first national week of action to encourage consumers face-to-face not to buy HP products (laptops, scanners, printers and ink) while HP technology underpins Israeli occupation and apartheid. All are welcome to help out leafleting shoppers and passers by.
Events confirmed so far include:
Friday 30 August in Melbourne, 1-5pm in Bourke St Mall, outside the GPO Friday 30 August in Adelaide, 6-7:30pm outside JB Hi-Fi in Rundle Mall Saturday 31 August in Sydney, 1-3pm outside JB Hi-Fi, 37 George St, Parramatta Saturday 31 August in Melbourne, 1-5pm in Bourke St Mall, outside the GPO Tuesday 3 September in Adelaide, 12-1:30pm outside JB Hi-Fi in Rundle Mall Wednesday 4 September in Sydney, 11am-1pm outside Officeworks, 1 Ross St (corner Parramatta Rd), Glebe – opposite Sydney University
For more information, including for leaflets to organise your own event, email [email protected]
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