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

Café Palestine 32 on Saturday 22 January: Psychoanalysis Under Occupation; Workshops from Makan and ICAHD

Cafe Palestine 32Saturday 22nd January3.45pm (UK time) / 5.45pm (Pal time)Lara Sheehi and Stephen Sheehi withNajla Asmar, Yoa'd Ghanadry-Hakim, Fathy Flefel, Wadad Bouchahine and Rana NashashibiModerated by Nadera Shalhoub-Kevorkian and Heba Zaphiriou-Zarifi"Psychoanalysis Under Occupation: Practicing Resistance in Palestine"https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85782607028?pwd=eHRTMU9MeHBXTlZHMXduS2NzNE91QT09 Please use this link to tweet about the Cafe: https://bit.ly/31ZHPEC The Cafe will open with live music at … Continue reading Café Palestine 32 on Saturday 22 January: Psychoanalysis Under Occupation; Workshops from Makan and ICAHD

Café Palestine 32: Psychoanalysis Under Occupation; ‘Gaza Still Alive’ 9th Jan; Recording of CP 31

In this newsletter ...1. Café Palestine 32: Psychoanalysis Under Occupation: Practising Resistance in Palestine on 22 Jan 20222. “Gaza Still Alive”: film and panel discussion 9th January3. Recording Café Palestine 31: “Treating the war injured child in Gaza”4. ‘Tunnel Vision’ Eyan Weizman on Israel’s multidimensional warfare 1. Psychoanalysis Under Occupation: Practicing Resistance in Palestine22 January 2022This Cafe … Continue reading Café Palestine 32: Psychoanalysis Under Occupation; ‘Gaza Still Alive’ 9th Jan; Recording of CP 31

Wishing you a peaceful 2022. Plus Café Palestine 30 recording and other links…

1. Recording Café Palestine 30: “The Law – weapon of oppression, or of liberation?”2.“Gaza Still Alive”: film and panel discussion 9th January2021 3. a deadly year for Palestinian Children: DCIP report plus testimony from Gaza4. Ilan Pappe explains why accurately framing the situation in Palestine is essentialSeasonal Greetings to all our subscribers.. 1. Recording Café Palestine 30: “The Law – weapon … Continue reading Wishing you a peaceful 2022. Plus Café Palestine 30 recording and other links…