Cafe Palestine Five

Café Palestine Five on Sat 13 June from Jerusalem at 3.45pm (London) 5.45pm (Palestine) Please note the new time In Dialogue with Rana Nashashibi: A Palestinian Perspective on International Solidarity https://us02web.zoom.us/j/85230184530?pwd=UkRYN0ZlNmNQd3JzYWg5TGRiVXZYQT09(max number of participants has been increased since the last Cafe was full) Rana Nashashibi is probably best known overseas as the Director of the Palestine Counselling … Continue reading Cafe Palestine Five

Recording of Cafe Palestine 4

Cafe Palestine is a series of fortnightly, hour-long presentations and discussions with mental health practitioners based in Palestine and involving participants world-wide.  If you would like to receive regular updates about forthcoming events and the availability of recordings, please join our mailing list. Recording of Cafe Palestine 4 If you would like to receive regular … Continue reading Recording of Cafe Palestine 4

Recording of Cafe Palestine 3 with Dr Weeam Hammoudeh available

1. Café Palestine 4 on Saturday 23 May 11am (London time) 1pm (Palestine time) We are delighted to announce that our next speaker will be Yoa’d Ghanadry-Hakim, who will share with us her reflections on trauma, the usefulness of PTSD as a clinical concept, and the complexities of working with imported, Western, terminology in the Palestinian context. Yoa’d … Continue reading Recording of Cafe Palestine 3 with Dr Weeam Hammoudeh available

Recording of Cafe Palestine 2 from Gaza now available

Recording of Café Palestine from Gaza We are delighted to share a recording of Dr Yasser Jamei, Director of the Gaza Community Mental Health Programme at the second opening of ‘Café Palestine’ – the virtual meeting place, where Palestinians and internationals from across Palestine and the rest of the world can come together. To hear … Continue reading Recording of Cafe Palestine 2 from Gaza now available

Covid-19 in Palestine and recording of second Cafe Palestine

1. Recording of the second Café Palestine from Gaza on 25 April https://tinyurl.com/y8ycjjzg password: 3f#&Z1td This is the recording of the conversation with psychiatrist Dr Yasser Abu Jamei, Director of the Gaza Community Mental Health Programme. Yasser offering a mental health professional’s insight into life in Gaza under the combined pressures of the blockade, and … Continue reading Covid-19 in Palestine and recording of second Cafe Palestine

Israel prevents children’s rights advocates addressing the UN

Dear Network member, In this mailing: Petition protesting the treatment of child prisoners in Israeli jails Crisis in mental health: Palestinian mental health professionals speak, plus reports from WHO and MSF Medical Aid for Palestinians on the deliberate targeting of Palestinian health workers Conferences this month in Bradford-on-Avon and Birmingham 1. Israel pressurises Belgium to … Continue reading Israel prevents children’s rights advocates addressing the UN

Mental Health Under Siege: live on Friday 21st February 2020

In this posting: * sit with students in Ithaca, New York, discussing the politics of mental health in Palestine * details of exciting events in Bradford on Avon; Leicester; Oxford, Brecon and Bristol: film, music, drama, clinical discussion… 1. Mental Health Under Siege: Listen in… A student group at Cornell University in the USA are … Continue reading Mental Health Under Siege: live on Friday 21st February 2020

Mental Health Training in the Service of Israeli Violence Towards the Palestinians

Dear Network member, This is a powerful statement by our colleagues in the recently formed Palestine Global Mental Health Network with specific requests for soldarity from the international community. Please consider how you can disseminate their statement among your own professional colleagues or other contacts or indeed any other ways in which you would like … Continue reading Mental Health Training in the Service of Israeli Violence Towards the Palestinians