Comparing Resistance Movements: Palestine

The Muslim Student Union at UC Irvine presents its annual Palestine Week during Week 6 [5/7/12 – 5/10/12].

This week, titled “Palestine Liberation Week: Getting to the Root of the Occupation” aims to educate and raise awareness on campus about the plight of the Palestinian people, who have been living under illegal occupation for almost 64 years, with the hope that this knowledge will turn into action.

MSU is hosting a number of events and will be out on Ring Road everyday throughout the week!

Specifically the event: “Apartheid Resurrected: Parallels Between Israel and Apartheid in South Africa”¬†next Tuesday, May 8th at 8 PM in the Student Center Crystal Cove Auditorium. This talk is given by Omar Shakir a activist, he has an MA in Arab Studies from Georgetown University and a law student at Stanford University School of Law.

For more information about Palestine Liberation Week, visit

1 thought on “Comparing Resistance Movements: Palestine

  1. I did not get to attend all of the events, but I think whatever events I did attend were very informative and gripping. I think it is important to be able to have an open dialogue on campus, and raise awareness on the oppression in Palestine.

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