Ali Abunimah & David Cronin talk • at Leeds Uni • 22 March 2011

Ali Abunimah & David Cronin talk

at Leeds University

Venue: Leeds Uni, Business School, Western Lecture Theatre- see map here

Date: Tuesday 22 March 6pm

Organised jointly by: Leeds Uni Palestine Solidarity Group & Leeds Palestine Solidarity Campaign

Ali Abunimah & David Cronin speaking (part of http://apartheidweek.org – annual Israeli Apartheid Week, March 21-26 ) Palestinian- American http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Abunimah is the founder ofhttp://electronicintifada.net

[From Wikipedia] Ali Hasan Abunimah is a Palestinian American journalist and co-founder of Electronic Intifada, a not-for-profit, independent online publication about the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict. Born in Washington D.C., he spent his early years in the United Kingdom and Belgium before returning to the United States to attend college. His mother is originally from the village of Lifta, now part of Israel, but became a refugee in the 1948 Palestinian exodus. His father is from the village of Battir, now in the West Bank, and is a former Jordanian diplomat who served as ambassador to the United Nations.
Abunimah is a graduate of Princeton University and the University of Chicago and is a frequent speaker and commentator on the Middle East, contributing regularly to the Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times among other publications. He lives in Chicago, Illinois. He has also served as the Vice-President on the Board of Directors of the Arab American Action Network

David Cronin’s book Europe’s Alliance with Israel: Aiding the Occupation is available from www.plutobooks.com “Essential reading for all who care about justice” – Ken Loach. “A remarkable book; it leaves me breathless” – Robert Fisk, The Independent  Read his blogg at http://dvcronin.blogspot.com His article appeared in the current PSC News: http://dvcronin.blogspot.com/2010/11/israeli-insults-rewarded-by-eu-embrace.html

Also see: Irish Journalist Tries to Arrest Foreign Minister Lieberman “Security agents stopped an Irish journalist from trying to make a citizen’s arrest of Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman in the press room of the European Council in Brussels on Tuesday.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

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