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MECA & American Friends Service Committee Present:
AHMED ABU ARTEMA, Gaza Great March of Return

Cosponsored by St. John’s Presbyterian Church Mission & Justice Committee

Thursday, March 7, 7pm
St. John’s Church
2727 College Avenue, Berkeley

Palestinian journalist and refugee, Ahmed Abu Artema, was one of the original organizers of the Gaza Great March of Return. He will speak about his experience, the future of nonviolent actions in Palestine, and his vision for a just and lasting peace. He advocates for restoration of Palestinian rights, and his writings have appeared in the New York Times, the Nation, and more. He will be joined by Jehad Abusalim, a Chicago-based activist/scholar from Gaza and AFSC Program Associate.This event is part of AFSC’s national speaking tour, “Hashtag to Headlines: How the Gaza Great March of Return Challenged the World”!

Tickets: $15, $25, $50, available through Eventbrite

Benefit for projects in Gaza

For info: 510-548-0542, [email protected], www.mecaforpeace.org or [email protected], 312-427-2534

Wheelchair Accessible

Read more from Ahmed Abu Artema
I Helped Start the Gaza Protests. I Don’t Regret It.
With the Great Return March, Palestinians Are Demanding a Life of Dignity 

Cosponsored by: Arab Resource & Organizing Center, Palestine Youth Movement, QUIT! Queers Undermining Israeli Terrorism, Friends of Sabeel North America, Jewish Voice for Peace, International Solidarity Movement/Northern CA, Art Forces, International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network