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

Palestinians issue an ‘Open Letter’ to the British Association of Social Workers

In this Newsletter: An Open Letter from Palestinian organisations to the British Association of Social WorkersBackground:On 1st February 2022, Amnesty International’s report, Israel’s apartheid against Palestinians: Cruel system of domination and crime against humanity, described how Israel had created and maintained a system of oppression and domination over Palestinians, that amounted to apartheid. Amnesty called on the international community to … Continue reading Palestinians issue an ‘Open Letter’ to the British Association of Social Workers

Send a card to Ahmad and the growing attack on Palestinian students

1. Send a card to Ahmad!2. The growing attack on Palestinian students1. Send a card to Ahmad!The campaign to free Ahmad Manasra is gathering momentum!More than 110,000 people have signed the petition calling for his release.Now we are asking you to let Ahmad know he’s not alone by sending him a card.Let the Israeli authorities know that the whole world … Continue reading Send a card to Ahmad and the growing attack on Palestinian students

Study Tour October 2022; Free Ahmad Manasra! Gabor Maté , trauma specialist; Western hypocrisy: BDS for Ukraine, but not Palestine

1.    Mental Health Study Tour October 20222.    Free Ahmad Manasra3.    Gabor Maté, on hypocrisy, disillusionment, denial and colonialism4.    BDS campaign analyses responses to Ukraine against the Palestinian call for international solidarity5.    Register for Global Rally against Israeli Apartheid Mental Health Study Tour October 2022 Later this year we are planning to resume our study tours for practitioners working within the … Continue reading Study Tour October 2022; Free Ahmad Manasra! Gabor Maté , trauma specialist; Western hypocrisy: BDS for Ukraine, but not Palestine

FREE AHMAD MANASRA! This Saturday 12 March 5pm (UK) /7pm (Pal) campaign launch

***This Zoom campaign launch will take the place of the regular Café Palestine in March***FREE AHMAD MANASRA! Join the campaign to demand his release Palestine Global Mental Health Network campaign launch Saturday 12th March5.00pm (UK time) / 7.00 pm (Pal time) https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83204149126?pwd=am5kUHF1SWRneTkzS2JrYndjaEdvQT09 The campaign launch will also be available as a livestream on the Palestine … Continue reading FREE AHMAD MANASRA! This Saturday 12 March 5pm (UK) /7pm (Pal) campaign launch

Cafe Palestine 33 with Shahd Abusalama on the silencing of Palestinians in exile

Cafe Palestine 33Saturday 19th February3.45pm (UK time) / 5.45pm (Pal time)Shahd Abusalama in conversation with Lama KhouriReclaiming Palestinian voices in the face of attempts to silence them:narratives from (Palestinians in) exilehttps://us02web.zoom.us/j/88639380245?pwd=QjV3YXJyOEFlTW1GbWZ6R2hRdCtNQT09Given the anticipated interest, the Cafe will also be available as a livestream on the Network Facebook page:https://www.facebook.com/UKPMHN  The Cafe will open with live music … Continue reading Cafe Palestine 33 with Shahd Abusalama on the silencing of Palestinians in exile

Defending academic freedom; Amnesty says ‘It’s Apartheid’; Samah Jabr’s latest article; Recording of Café Pal 32 ‘Psychoanalysis Under Occupation’

In this edition of the newsletter:1. Sheffield University brings shame upon itself: UKPMHN letter supports Shahd Abusalama2. Amnesty International designates Israel an apartheid society3. ‘Gaza, the Betrayed’: a new article by Dr Samah Jabr.4. ‘Silencing Palestine’: short video5. Recording of Café Palestine 32: Psychoanalysis Under Occupation1. UKPMHN protests the targeting of academic Shahd Abusalama by … Continue reading Defending academic freedom; Amnesty says ‘It’s Apartheid’; Samah Jabr’s latest article; Recording of Café Pal 32 ‘Psychoanalysis Under Occupation’

Letter from UKPalMHN to Sheffield Hallam University regarding Shahd Abusalama

26 January 2022 Professor Sir Chris HusbandsVice-Chancellor Sheffield Hallam University c.c.    Richard Calvert, Deputy VCProfessor Kevin Kerrigan, Pro-VCDr. Lisa Mooney, Pro-VCProfessor David Shepherd, Pro-VCProfessor Chris Wigginton, Pro-VCDr. Sally Jackson, Chief People OfficerDr. Geff Green, Head of DepartmentSir Bob Kerslake, Chair, Board of GovernorsDr. Camila Bassi, Chair Sheffield Hallam UCUDr. Karen Grainger, Vice-Chair Sheffield Hallam … Continue reading Letter from UKPalMHN to Sheffield Hallam University regarding Shahd Abusalama