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Palestine and Europe

Catch the latest as Professor Qumsiyeh reports the latest from Europe.

National Demonstration in London
National Demonstration in London. palestinemonitor.org

(BETHLEHEM) - People around Europe are mobilizing in the hundreds for the Trip to Palestine in July (July 8-16, see http://www.palestinejn.org).  I gave talks in filled rooms in Southampton and Paris.  I am now in London and then onto the USA to give talks on popular resistance and to recruit more people for this trip.

For a schedule of my talks, see http://www.qumsiyeh.org/upcomingevents/ The hospitality and kindness of our hosts and the mobilization they are doing around the world is inspiring.

In Southampton UK, British citizens of various backgrounds (including those who come from Israeli Jewish and Palestinian Christian and Muslim backgrounds) are successfully putting events that inspire, recruit, and mobilize (see http://www.pscsoton.org.uk/ ).

In France, activists are successfully challenging the second strongest Zionist lobby in the world (the strongest being in the US) and winning public opinion over even as racist Zionists lie, cheat, and mobilize even the French justice system tto try desperately to prevent the truth from being told (see http://europalestine.com/).

ACTION for those in Palestine: Tomorrow/Friday; Planting Olive trees in Al-Walaja in the morning and then a demonstration and march in the same village after Friday Prayers (start right after noon).

How Palestine's uprising inspired Egypt's  by Hossam el-Hamalawy http://electronicintifada.net/v2/article11838.shtml

Toward Palestine's 'Mubarak moment' The Palestinian Authority should dissolve itself, as it is acting in Israel's interest, writer says http://english.aljazeera.net/indepth/opinion/2011/02/2011224141158174266.html

The Israelis keep bulldozing their village, but still the Bedouin will not give up their land The tiny village of al-Arakib has been torn down by the Israeli authorities 18 times in seven months, but each time the Bedouin rebuild their homes http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2011/mar/01/israelis-demolish-bedouin-village


Mazin Qumsiyeh, PhD - Popular Committee to Defend Ush Ghrab (PCDUG) "A Bedouin in Cyberspace, a villager at home. Mazin has been an Associate Professor of Genetics; Director, Cytogenetics Laboratory at Yale University School of Medicine since 1999. He previously held a similar position at Duke University. Professor Qumsiyeh has authored over 110 scientific papers in areas of mammalogy, biology, and medicine including mammalian biology and evolution, clinical genetics, and cancer research. He has published over 100 letters to the editor and 30 op-ed pieces in International, national, regional and local papers on issues ranging from politics to environmental issues. His appearances in national media included the Washington Post, New York Times, Boston Globe, CNBC, C-Span, and ABC, among others. He is the founder and president of the Holy Land Conservation Foundation and ex-President of the Middle East Genetics Association, and Prof. Qumsiyeh won the Jallow activism award from the Arab American Anti-Discrimination Committee in 1998. Those are just a small list, visit Mazin Qumsiyeh's amazing and informative Website to learn more: qumsiyeh.org.

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