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Nakba Commemoration
Friday, May 19, 2006 - 7 pm


In conjunction with the Muslim Student Association at The University of California San Diego (UCSD), and as part of their Justice in Palestine Week, Al-Awda San Diego, The Palestine Right to Return Coalition, will be holding a Nakba commemoration on Friday May 19, 2006 starting at 7 PM. At this event, survivors of the Palestinian Catastrophe from Haifa, Ramle, Lyd, Deir Yassin and Beitunia will recall the events they witnessed first-hand in 1948.

Join us for a moving, unique and important event!

The commemoration will be held at the Women's Center, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, CA 92093

Arabic style dinner provided.

Admission is free. Donations welcome.

Please RSVP to info@al-awdasandiego.org if planning to attend.

Al-Nakba (Arabic for Catastrophe) refers to the mass expulsion and dispossession of the Palestinian people from their own homeland which began in 1948. More than 450 Palestinian villages were destroyed and around three-quarters of a million Palestinians were driven from their homes and lands by the Zionist colonization program, beginning a process that continues unabated to this day.

The flyer for this event is posted at: http://al-awdasandiego.org/pdf/may19.pdf

For Directions, see Women's Center, UCSD

For more information, contact:

Al-Awda San Diego
The Palestine Right to Return Coalition
PO Box 131352
Carlsbad, CA 92013, USA
Tel: 760-685-3243
Fax: 360-933-3568
Email: info@al-awdasandiego.org
WEB: http://al-awdasandiego.org

 
   
   
   
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