Palestine Remembered - AFOPA Edie and Margaret

Saturday, 26 September 2020 - 9:30am to 10:00am

Visit the Australian Friends of Palestine Association here http://www.afopa.com.au and register for the Edward Said Memorial Lecture here http://www.afopa.com.au/esml

 

Lecture title: “The Conscious Pariah”

(How distortions of fact, contortions of logic and assassinations of character are used against critics of Israel, while it poses as the plucky democracy and the eternal victim.)

Melissa Parke commenced her legal career in 1990s before commencing work with the United Nations.  She was posted with the Peacekeeping Mission in Kosovo in 1999, remaining in the UN for 8 years, including  years with UNRWA in Gaza. She also worked in Lebanon and New York.

Melissa served 9 years in parliament as the Federal Labor Member for Fremantle, including time as Minister for International Development.  Since retiring from parliament, she has been a member of the UN Group of Eminent Experts (GEE), mandated by the UN Human Rights Council to investigate violations of international law by the parties to the conflict in Yemen.

DATE: Saturday, 17 October 2020

AUSTRALIA TIMES:    

SA 6:30pm | WA 4:00pm | QLD 6:00pm | VIC 7:00pm | ACT 7:00pm | NSW 7:00pm | NT 5:30pm | TAS 7:00pm                                                                                                                                        

NEW ZEALAND TIMES:   

Wellington 9:00pm | Chatham Islands 9:45pm                                                                                                                                                                 

Saturday 9:30am to 10:00am
News and views regarding the Palestinian situation. Bringing listeners the untold side of the Palestinian/ Israeli conflict.

Presenter

Yousef Alreemawi, Nasser Mashni & Robert Martin.

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