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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