Eva Bartlett, A Canadian in Gaza on solidarity with Gaza-Fredericton

Event Date(s):
September 10, 2013
Time(s):
07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Category:
Fredericton
Location:
Fredericton

Event Details:

Tues, Sept. 10 at 7 pm, Conserver House, 180 Saint John St., Fredericton. Free Public Talk.

Called Canada’s Rachel Corrie, Eva Bartlett is an activist and journalist living in Gaza since 2008. Her eyewitness accounts from Occupied Palestine have been published in The Electronic Intifada, Inter Press Service, Countercurrents and her own blog http://ingaza.wordpress.com/. As a volunteer with the International Solidarity Movement, Eva accompanies Gazan farmers and fishers under threat of harassment and sniper fire from Israeli forces. Eva rode with medics in their ambulances during Cast Lead, Israel's devastating assault on Gaza in 2008-2009, which killed 1,500 Palestinians, and documented the 2012 attacks from a central Gaza Strip hospital.

Hosts: Fredericton Palestine Solidarity, Fredericton Peace Coalition, Fredericton & District Labour Council & UNB Political Science Department.

Facebook: Fredericton Peace Coalition / frederictonpeace.org

Building: off campus

Contact:

Sophie Lavoie
1 506 458 7469
lavoie@unb.ca