Above: Map of British Mandate of Palestine 1923 which includes parts of what is now considered Syria, Jordan, Iraq and Saudi Arabia
Friday 13th March 7pm-9.30pm
Unit 9 Eurolink Business Centre, 49 Effra Road SW2
Tube: Brixton.Adm: £5.00 entry. www.blackstarline.info
A special presentation sampling the work of Ben Bousquet, Tony Tee, Lord Balfour, Edward Said, Golda Meir, John Pilger,Tony Benn, Chaim Weizman, Noam Chomsky, and John Henrik Clarke to examine the background to the recent attacks on Gaza. Unusual and little known facts such as the following will be ilustrated with video evidence in this interactive session..
West Indian Troops in WW1 defeated the Turks in winning Palestine for the British.
Palestinians fought in WW2 for the British.
Uganda and Guyana were considered as homeland nations for European refugees.
Ethiopians were relocated from Africa to Israel
Sudanese government sent aid to Palestinians, while in Darfur there is a lack of aid for Sudanese people.
The British blocked holocaust survivors from landing in Palestine in 1947.