Umn Sjp Israeli Apartheid Week

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Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP UMN) says
ISRAELI APARTHEID WEEK 2015

SJP UMN is excited to once again host IAW for the 2015 year- this year we are cohosting with Amnesty International UMN!

What is apartheid? Apartheid is a system of racial segregation. In Palestine, Palestinians do not have equal rights and are living under systemic racial segregation. IAW is a week packed with informational and interactive events showcasing this topic. To learn more about what IAW is, please visit: http://apartheidweek.org

SATURDAY APRIL 4TH: Dueling Charity 5K Walk/Run. Race will start at Coffman at 11am. Make sure to register for the event for $25, this price includes a shirt. All proceeds go to UNICEF and Children's Cancer Research Fund

MONDAY APRIL 6TH: Visual Display in the Coffman Front Plaza

TUESDAY APRIL 7TH: Film Screening with Students for a Democratic Society, Blegen Hall room 115, 7-9pm

WEDNESDAY APRIL 8TH: General SJP Body Meeting/Info session, CMU RM 325, 4-5pm

THURSDAY APRIL 9TH: Media Coverage and Representation by Mnar A. Muhawesh hosted with Amnesty International, Folwell Hall RM 119, 5-7pm

Speaker: Independent Journalist Mnar A. Muhawesh, founder, CEO, and Editor-In-Chief of Mint Press News

Topics Discussed:
-Media Coverage of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict
-Western perception and its effect
-Media within the Middle East
-Media Coverage during the Gaza war
-Utilizing the media to spread change

FRIDAY APRIL 10TH: Visual Display in the Coffman Front Plaza
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By: Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP UMN)

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