Event Title

Israel, South Africa and the Jim Crow South: Resisting Apartheid

Speaker

Omar Barghouti

Streaming Media

Description

The presentation will cover the origins, motives, successes and inspirations behind the non-violent global, Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) human rights movement and the underpinning ethical principles that connect it to the struggle against apartheid South Africa and the Civil Rights movement in the US. The ethical responsibility of Americans in breaking the links of complicity with Israel's regime of occupation, colonization and apartheid are highlighted.

About the Lecturer: Omar Barghouti, Palestinian human rights activist and co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights.

Document Type

Event

Start Date

26-2-2015 12:00 PM

End Date

26-2-2015 1:15 PM

Location

Fairhaven College Auditorium

Resource Type

Moving image

Title of Series

World Issues Forum

Genre/Form

lectures

Contributing Repository

Fairhaven College of Interdisciplinary Studies

Keywords

Israel and Palestine, Human rights, Ethical principles, Ethical responsibility

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Language

English

Format

video/mp4

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Feb 26th, 12:00 PM Feb 26th, 1:15 PM

Israel, South Africa and the Jim Crow South: Resisting Apartheid

Fairhaven College Auditorium

The presentation will cover the origins, motives, successes and inspirations behind the non-violent global, Palestinian-led Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) human rights movement and the underpinning ethical principles that connect it to the struggle against apartheid South Africa and the Civil Rights movement in the US. The ethical responsibility of Americans in breaking the links of complicity with Israel's regime of occupation, colonization and apartheid are highlighted.

About the Lecturer: Omar Barghouti, Palestinian human rights activist and co-founder of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement for Palestinian rights.