Prisoners’ Rights and Protests; Challenging Professional Collusion – events and recordings

Dear friends and colleagues,1. "Hunger Strikes, Human Rights, and the Health of Palestinian Political Prisoners"2. Challenging Professional Collusion with Settler Colonialism  a) "Necropolitics and Palestine"  b) Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian in conversation with Ilan Pappé  c) Questioning "diversity" in psychoanalysis 3. One Democratic State1. “Hunger Strikes, Human Rights, and the Health of Palestinian Political Prisoners"MONDAY 3rd OCTOBER, 7pm-8pm (UK) 9pm-10pm … Continue reading Prisoners’ Rights and Protests; Challenging Professional Collusion – events and recordings

Eamon McMahon – a great loss. With news of fellowships, events to continue his work for the liberation of Palestine

Dear friends and colleagues,1. Eamon McMahonWith great sadness, we share the news of death of our dear friend Eamon McMahon. Our commiserations to his family and friends, his comrades in the trade union and Palestine solidarity movements, his professional colleagues and collaborators, and members of the Ireland-Palestine Mental Health Network (IPMHN).Eamon made an enormous contribution … Continue reading Eamon McMahon – a great loss. With news of fellowships, events to continue his work for the liberation of Palestine

International Social Work bureaucracy silences Palestinian Social Workers

Dear friends and colleagues,First BASW, now the IFSW, abandon the struggle against apartheid On 9th August 2022, the International Federation of Social Workers (IFSW) published on its website an invitation from the Israeli Union of Social Workers (IUSW), calling for “the Palestinian Social Workers to join them in dialogue to explore how the two unions can communicate and … Continue reading International Social Work bureaucracy silences Palestinian Social Workers

Recording Café Palestine 34; Fundraiser for PTC; Webinar: Social Work in Palestine; Biography of Eyad el Sarraj

Dear friends and colleagues,Join us in Palestine in October: for details of our 2022 study tour click here In this newsletter:1. Recording of Café Palestine 34 is available2. Palestinian Social Work Advocacy: Lessons for the USA3. Brent PSC Comedy Evening – fundraising for the Palestine Trauma Centre4. New Book: Wasseem el Sarraj’s biography of his father, founder … Continue reading Recording Café Palestine 34; Fundraiser for PTC; Webinar: Social Work in Palestine; Biography of Eyad el Sarraj

Palestine Global Mental Health Network meeting “Call for Immediate Release of Ahmad Manasra” Wednesday 15 June 1pm (NY), 6pm (UK), 8pm (Pal)

Join us in Palestine in October: click here for details of our 2022 study tour Dear friends, We are circulating this invitation to a meeting organised by the Palestine-Global Mental Health Network as part of the ongoing Ahmad Manasra campaign. This meeting will replace the regular UK-Palestine Mental Health Network Cafe Palestine in the month of … Continue reading Palestine Global Mental Health Network meeting “Call for Immediate Release of Ahmad Manasra” Wednesday 15 June 1pm (NY), 6pm (UK), 8pm (Pal)

Café Palestine 34: Bedouins of the Naqab: resisting erasure in ’48 Palestine on FRIDAY 27 MAY at 3.45 pm (UK) / 5.45pm (Pal) plus Red Clinic event

Café Palestine 34Bedouins of the Naqab: Resisting erasure in ’48 PalestineFriday 27th May 3.45pm (UK time) / 5.45pm (Pal time)Please note change from our usual day https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85398411238?pwd=PhjBP-2Y6HP_CNAPt9kwmR1b9SJKU_.1The Cafe will open with live music at 3.45pm (UK time) / 5.45pm (Pal).The discussion will start at 4.00pm (UK) / 6.00pm (Pal).The whole event is expected to finish at … Continue reading Café Palestine 34: Bedouins of the Naqab: resisting erasure in ’48 Palestine on FRIDAY 27 MAY at 3.45 pm (UK) / 5.45pm (Pal) plus Red Clinic event

Café Palestine 34: Bedouins of the Naqab: resisting erasure in ’48 Palestine on FRIDAY 27 MAY at 3.45 pm (UK) / 5.45pm (Pal)

Café Palestine 34Bedouins of the Naqab: Resisting erasure in ’48 PalestineFriday 27th May 3.45pm (UK time) / 5.45pm (Pal time)Please note change from our usual dayhttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/85398411238?pwd=PhjBP-2Y6HP_CNAPt9kwmR1b9SJKU_.1The Cafe will open with live music at 3.45pm (UK time) / 5.45pm (Pal).The discussion will start at 4.00pm (UK) / 6.00pm (Pal).The whole event is expected to finish at about … Continue reading Café Palestine 34: Bedouins of the Naqab: resisting erasure in ’48 Palestine on FRIDAY 27 MAY at 3.45 pm (UK) / 5.45pm (Pal)

Challenging anti-Palestinian racism in Social Work and Academia; Fatherhood in Occupied Jerusalem and more

Dear friends and colleagues,Join us in Palestine in October: click here for details of our 2022 study tour1. On the front line: professional collusion in anti-Palestinian racism:    a) Social Work (BASW) and    b) Occupational Therapy (Brunel University)2. This is the Story of Ahmad Manasra: video, new poster…3. ‘Father-child connectivities in Occupied East Jerusalem’: webinar with Abeer Otman4. … Continue reading Challenging anti-Palestinian racism in Social Work and Academia; Fatherhood in Occupied Jerusalem and more

Ahmad Manasra: update on the campaign for his release from Israeli prison

Dear friends and colleagues, Update on Ahmad Manasra https://www.change.org/p/freeahmadmanasra/u/30453003 We include a link to the latest update in the campaign to free Ahmad Manasra which has inspired so much support and solidarity world-wide. The petition for his release now has well over 300,000 signatures. We are convinced that now is the time to intensify the … Continue reading Ahmad Manasra: update on the campaign for his release from Israeli prison