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Liberation Gathering

In the Shadow of the Separation Wall

Anata Secondary school (attached to the local municipality)

Monday, April 10th, 2006, 3: 00-5:00 PM


We are honored to invite you to the "Combatants for Peace" Israeli-Palestinian Liberation Gathering.  On the occasions of Passover and Palestinian Prisoner Day, we will gather around one table and describe how all of us, who were warriors in the past,  have put our weapons aside and replaced them with a non violent joint struggle against the occupation and for peace between the two peoples.


"Combatants for Peace" is a unique non-profit organization comprised of a group of Israeli and Palestinian individuals who were actively involved in the cycle of violence in our area. The Israelis served as combat soldiers in the Israeli army and the Palestinians were involved in acts of violence in the name of Palestinian liberation. In the past we used weapons against one another, we saw each other only through weapon sights - now, we are working together for peace and justice.  The Liberation Gathering marks the hope and longing for the freedom and independence of both peoples. The liberation gathering is the first public event of "Combatants for Peace" following a year of activity.


Schedule of event:


1.      Opening and background on the venue -    Muhammad Hassan Allan,  Mayor of Anata

2.      Presenting the group and our message -   Bassam Aramin

3.      Presenting the group and our message -    Zohar Shapira

4.      Musical piece-                                         The Sabarin Ensemble & David Broza

5.      Israeli combatant's testimony-                  Noam Chayut

6.      Palestinian combatant's testimony-            Souliman al-Katib

7.      Musical piece-                                         The Sabarin Ensemble & David Broza

8.      Palestinian Prisoner's day context-            Raed Hadar

9.      Jewish Passover context-                         Haim Weiss

10.  The international point of view-                MEP Luisa Morgantini

11.  Summary and future vision-                        Souliman al-Hamri

12.  Summary and future vision-                        Elik Elhanan

13.  Musical piece-                                              The Sabarin Ensemble & David Broza


For more details and registration contact:

Suleiman El-Khatib: Tel. 054-4315043   ? E-Mail:  soulimana@yahoo.com

Ram Rahat:                Tel. 02-673-4087     ? E-Mail:  ramrahat@gmail.com



Written by yishaym

April 5, 2006 at 3:19 pm

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