Speaking Event: Abir Kopty on Challenges to Resistance in Palestine

When & Where
Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts
2868 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
June 16, 2013 - 5:00am - 7:00pm
Contact
Stephen McNeil
smcneil@asfc.org
415 567 0201 X 12

An evening with Abir Kopty, Palestinian social, feminist and political activist. Born in Nazareth, currently based in Ramallah. Former city council member in Nazareth. Works as media analyst and consultant. Holds a Master's in Political Communication from the City University of London. She blogs at www.abirkopty.wordpress.com

Abir will speak to the challenges to resistance in Palestine and how Oslo influenced the will to resist among Palestinians.  She will suggest the ways to overcome those obstacles and challenges and speak briefly on why BDS is important for resistance on the ground.