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Archive for January 13th, 2010

Mourning Mothers.

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Rather disturbing, please read the post at the Poor Mouth.

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“Untermenschen” and “Asylum Seekers”

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Meretz UK has an interesting up and coming conference on the 24th January 2010, featuring:

“David Rosenberg: The 1905 Aliens Act . How it came to be, its impact and why it is important to know about it 110 years on.

Leslie Baruch Brent: Sunday’s Child? My life story and how it shaped me.

Out of Sight, Out of Mind: 25min. FILM documentary, (Harris / Ben Tovim) Narrated by Juliet Stevenson

Edwin Shuker: Jewish Refugee from 1970s Iraq. How being a refugee has shaped me.

Jayyab Abusafia: Refugee Existence in Gaza. A young Palestinian journalism student recounts his years growing up as a Palestinian refugee in Gaza under Israeli occupation.

Nitzan Horowitz: Current Meretz Israel Member of Knesset (MK), Israeli House of Parliament.

The Forgotten Refugees (2005): Award winning Documentary about Jewish refugees from the Middle East and the Maghreb produced by the David Project (Boston).

Ben Du Preez: Refugees cared for by African Refugee Development Centre (ARDC), Tel Aviv.

Maurice Wren: Director, Asylum Aid. London: Asylum Aid 2010. Contemporary challenges and successes

Pauline Levis: One person can make a difference. How and why I got involved in running a campaign to safe Behnam

Mimitah Abofando: Professional singer originally from the Democratic Republic of Congo. She will perform live as well as talk a little about growing up in a refugee family! “

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