UKPMHN Annual Meeting 2017

UKPMHN meeting London July 8th
“Connecting, Reflecting, and Sustaining Commitment”

Please join us for a day of discussion and debate with colleagues and activists from Palestine and the UK. Highlights include:

  • a live link-up with clinicians in Gaza, on the day Gazans commemorate the third anniversary of the last Israeli attack
  • feedback from mental health workers recently returned from Palestine, with news of a further tour for those with an interest in mental health and social work planned for 2018
  • a conversation between Tamara Ben-Halim (1) and Haim Bresheeth (2), discussing the nature of Israel’s occupation, and the state of the international struggle for the democratization of Palestine/Israel

To secure a place: reply to this email indicating your wish to attend.

Time and Date: 10am – 4pm Saturday 8th July 2017

Central London Location to be confirmed shortly.

We shall ask for a contribution of £15 per person to cover costs.

We shall also collect money to make an immediate contribution from the meeting to support Defence of the Child International, and its work supporting the children of Hebron. (see

Tea and coffee, biscuits etc provided. Bring something for lunch, or purchase nearby.

1. Tamara Ben-Halim: co-founder and co-director of Makan, an educational platform dedicated to re-framing the Palestinian experience by using a language of rights, equality, and dignity.
Here Tamara gives a TEDx talk.
2. Haim Bresheeth: child of Holocaust survivors, former IDF soldier, film maker and academic. Haim is a member of Bricup ( and appears in this video discussing the one-state solution.