‘The Mind of the Occupier’ and other events

1. “The Mind of the Occupier: Dissident Israeli Voices” Saturday 10th July 10am-1pm (UK) 12pm- 2pm (Palestine) With Professors Nurit Peled-Elhanan, Avi Shlaim and Haim Bresheeth, who will share what their work has revealed about the nature of Israeli society and consciousness. The event will be chaired by UKPMHN's Martin Kemp. The conversation will be in English: the … Continue reading ‘The Mind of the Occupier’ and other events

Cafe Palestine 25 Voices from Gaza

Cafe Palestine 25 Saturday 12 June3.45pm (UK time) / 5.45pm (Pal time)Chaired by Professor Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian, Occupied East Jerusalem“Testimonies from Palestine:Between Debilitation and Liveability:Part 1 Voices from Gaza”https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84668905421?pwd=aG80Q05VU2dtQXA1TWlPUVVoWWRJdz09 Café Palestine this coming Saturday, 12 June will lay bare the harsh realities of those witnessing settler colonial state violence through an alternative way of knowing, building on a critical … Continue reading Cafe Palestine 25 Voices from Gaza

Café Palestine 24 “The Unity Intifada” with Prof Mazin Qumsiyeh on Sat 29 May 3.45pm (UK) / 5.45pm (Pal)

Cafe Palestine 24Professor Mazin QumsiyehSaturday 29 May15.45pm (UK time) / 17.45pm (Pal time)“'The Unity Intifada': reflections and prospects" https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81414708385?pwd=L0hSZmRjYmRxc0FRc1hzT08rcVBhZz09 The Cafe will open with music at 3.45pm (UK time) / 5.45pm (Pal time)The discussion will start at 4.00pm (UK) / 6.00pm (Palestine)The whole event is expected to finish at about 5.30pm (UK) / 7.30pm (Palestine) … Continue reading Café Palestine 24 “The Unity Intifada” with Prof Mazin Qumsiyeh on Sat 29 May 3.45pm (UK) / 5.45pm (Pal)

DO NO HARM: Refrain from Locating your Conferences in Israel

DO NO HARM: Refrain from Locating your Conferences in Israel A call to all mental health organizations from the USA, UK, Ireland, France and South Africa in solidarity with the Palestinian people: We call on you, our colleagues in the field of mental health, to join us in taking a "don't go, don't support" position … Continue reading DO NO HARM: Refrain from Locating your Conferences in Israel

Palestinian Clinicians Challenge the Mental Health Community

     We mourn our esteemed colleagues, psychiatrist Dr Moen Alalul, psychologist Raja Abu Al-Auf and neurologist Dr Ayman Abo Elouf among those we have lost in the current aggression. See the section below ‘Attacks on Clinicians and Health Facilities’. Palestinian Clinicians Challenge the Mental Health Community“The Palestinian people everywhere are one people… We are one people, whether in exile in refugee camps, under occupation, … Continue reading Palestinian Clinicians Challenge the Mental Health Community

Statement by the Palestine Global Mental Health Network

A Statement Addressing the Escalation and Resistance of Colonial Violence May 15, 2021 We are Palestinian mental health professionals targeted individually and collectively, in our own country, by a Zionist settler-colonial rule that spreads its violence throughout historic Palestine. As we salute the noble and courageous steadfastness of our people who persevere in their fight … Continue reading Statement by the Palestine Global Mental Health Network

UK-PALESTINE MENTAL HEALTH NETWORK statement

UKPMHN Statement on the present crisis in Palestine The UKPMHN stands in full solidarity with the Palestinian people in their ongoingstruggle for freedom, justice and equality. We hold the Israeli Governmentresponsible for the consequences of its aggressive provocations – the progressivedispossession of Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrar, and the brutal invasions of AlAqsa Mosque – … Continue reading UK-PALESTINE MENTAL HEALTH NETWORK statement

War on the Mind conference

War On The Mind(Zoom conference)Trauma, Survival and Resilience in Palestine and IsraelSaturday 15 May 2021 from 09:00 – 16:30 BSTTickets for the event are available here:https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/war-on-the-mind-trauma-survival-and-resilience-in-palestine-and-israel-tickets-147416256993Bradford on Avon Friends of Palestine and the UK Palestine Mental Health Network host this international online conference. It will look at the impact of occupation, brutality, oppression and conflict … Continue reading War on the Mind conference

 +++NEW TIME+++ CAFÉ PALESTINE 23Saturday 1st May6.15pm UK time / 8.15pm Palestine time‘Imprisonment without Trial:Purposes, consequences and Palestinian resistance’With Sahar Francis, Director of Addameer,and Dr Samah Jabr https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89923782018?pwd=aUVENDRpbUxsU0ovM0I1c3pWNFpCdz09 +++The new time is a one-off that has been agreed with our colleagues in Palestine taking Ramadan into account +++ The Cafe will open with music at 6.15pm (UK) / … Continue reading

Dardasheh this Saturday 17th April, which is Palestinian Prisoners’ Day

Dardasheh (street corner) informal meetingSaturday 17 April4pm (UK time) / 6 pm (Pal time)https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83554576932?pwd=RXZuSmZ1MG53dWZ6enJRT2dTU2g4QT09An opportunity to drop in, to chat with colleagues and friends, share problems and news, and find support.  Saturday 17th is Palestinian Prisoners' Day The Union of Palestinian Women Committees (UPWC), Addameer Prisoners Supports and Human Rights Association, Novact International Institute for … Continue reading Dardasheh this Saturday 17th April, which is Palestinian Prisoners’ Day