Hanan Bashir is a 21 year old student living and studying psychology in Gaza who has asked for assistance publicizing the following statement. Please share it widely: I have always hated crying for help. You may have read about Gaza’s plight in newspapers or academic articles and you may have heard about the many deprivations … Continue reading “A Letter from Gaza, June 2018” by Hanan Bashir
The USA-Palestine Mental Health Network hosted 2 ½ hour lunchtime conference, “Voices on Palestine,” at the Roosevelt Hotel in New York City scheduled during the four-day annual meeting of the International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP). The “Voices” event was part of the ongoing protest against IARPP’s plan to hold its 2019 meeting … Continue reading “Voices On Palestine” Forum
“Psychoactive - Mental Health Professionals for Human Rights” has issued a comprehensive denunciation of Israel’s crushing of the people of Gaza – the Occupation, the siege, the denial of political rights and of the material needs for life, and including an unqualified condemning of Israel’s “massive sniper fire that was directed at unarmed protesters during the Great Return … Continue reading Israeli colleagues seek our support for statement on Gaza: please add your name
Israel invests heavily in attempts to present itself as an ordinary Western state. Governments and media organisations do not take much persuading, ethical considerations seldom determining the willingness to continue ‘business as usual’. Still, a moral fable has to be told, which presents the Israeli regime with a problem. It is not normally acceptable to … Continue reading To the IARPP Board: What did Gaza mean to you?
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Elizabeth Berger, MD USA PalMHN Phone: (215) 740-3090 Email: email@example.com Psychoanalytic organization IARPP attempts to squelch NYC meeting on mental health in Palestine New York, NY May 20, 2018 The International Association for Relational Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy (IARPP) unsuccessfully attempted to prevent a meeting of the USA-Palestine Mental Health Network (USA-P … Continue reading IARPP attempts TWICE to squelch NYC meeting on Palestine
1. Palestine On The Thames Mark the 70th anniversary of the Nakba by exploring its meaning - celebrating Palestine – at Palestine on the Thames in Hammersmith 12th and 13th May 2018. The Network will be there. Art, culture, talks... free entry. Full details below. 2. The Maiming Fields of Gaza Derek Summerfield et al describe how Gazans are deprived of the right … Continue reading Palestine On Thames – May 12th and 13th, plus “Prisoners of Narcissism” and other papers
Dear Friend, Please find below a statement by the UKPMHN Steering Group conveying our support to the peaceful demonstrations in Gaza and our horror at the violent response of the Israeli authorities. We suggest a number of actions that we can urge UK Government to take. In addition, please write to your local MP, urging … Continue reading UKPMHN Statement: The Great March of Return, Gaza 30th March – 15th May 2018