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16 May 2008

MAY 17: Al Nakba Commemoration at the Capitol, Denver

Remembering al-Nakba
(Israel's ethnic cleansing of the Palestinians in 1948)
May 17, 2008
11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
State Capitol--Colfax and Lincoln/Broadway, Denver, Colorado

Sponsor(s): Friends of Sabeel-Colorado, Colorado Progressive Jewish News, Rocky Mountain Peace and Justice Center
Cultural Festival: 11:00 am-1:00 pm
Come celebrate Palestinian/Arab culture outdoors with delicious Middle Eastern food and festive music.

Participatory Remembrance Ceremony 1:00 pm
Commemorate the anniversary of the 1948 al-Nakba--the catastophe of the Palestinians’ homeland by the founding of Israel--by participating in a ceremonial creation of a giant map of Palestine.

Learn about the over 400 Palestinian villiages that were depopulated and bulldozed.

What is the continuing impact?
What can we do?

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