A little evening of introductions to the Edinburgh Middle Eastern Society; who they are, what they do, where they go… with FREE middle eastern FOOD AND WINE.
Edinburgh University Students for Justice in Palestine have organised a host of exciting and informative events as we join International Right to Education Week 2010. The Right to Education week aims to mobilise and strenghtnen partnerships between UK and Palestinian students bodies in order to highlights the severity of the situation in occupied Palestine, as well as build a solidarity movement that can begin to strategically challenge the prevelant injustices faced by Palestinian students.
SJP is mentioned in The Electronic Intifada in a Report published on the 25th of October and titled “As Israel fires on activists, BDS movement claims victories.
The Morning Star online (24 October 2010) talks about the career fair protest.
The Quaker magazine The Friend talks about the career fair protest. See the extract here.
On campuses around the USA, groups promoting Palestinian freedom respond to attack by the Anti-Defamation League
Ilan Pappe opens the 14th Edinburgh Independent & Radical Book Fair and discusses his new books “Out of the Frame: The Struggle for Academic Freedom in Israel” and “Gaza in Crisis: Reflections on Israel’s War Against the Palestinans” which is co-written with Noam Chomsky. Plus illustrated talk with William Parry on his book “Against the Wall : The Art of Resistance in Palestine” at 8:30pm.
An article by Marcus Kernohan about the career protest in The Journal newspaper (Wednesday 13 October 2010, Issue 38).
In the Tuesday 12th of October 2010 issue of The Student newspaper, an article titled Student protestors disrupt careers fair, by Harriet Kay and Katie Cunningham, the action of SJP students against the presence of BAE systems, a British defense company, was mentioned.