May is a busy month for Palestine events.


BDS meeting, 3pm Sunday 8 May
Aim: to plan future directions of BDS 
Where:    Tom Foster Community Centre 
11-13 Darley Street, Newtown (just off King St, near St Peters station) Map here:

Boycotting Israel is the right thing to do: Why Murdoch’s Australian is wrong over BDS
6:30pm  Fri, 13/05/2011
Speakers: Samah Sabawi, Australians for Palestine;
Antony Loewenstein, author of My Israel Question;
Sylvia Hale, former NSW Greens MP

Holy Trinity Church Hall, 11 Herbert Street, Dulwich Hill.
Sponsored by Sydney Peace Foundation


Friday 6 May 2011: Concert to support Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA – All proceeds to go to Union Aid-Abroad projects in the Middle East. Download poster or contact 9217 2113 or email

Wed May 11thDinner to welcome Ms Ghada Abu Ghalyoun (PGFTU) to Sydney
More info here
  or email
To book ring 1800 888 674 (9am – 5pm)

Fri 13 May – Rally: 4:30 – 6pm
Stand against Australian arms trade with Israel
outside Defence Department, 270 Pitt St Sydney
More details:

May 13 – 15Palestine Conference: Temperatures rising!
Australian civil society & Palestinian freedom: analyses, resistances, solidarities, activisms
University of Technology, Sydney 14-15 May 2011
initiated by the Coalition for Justice & Peace in Palestine (Sydney) and Cosmopolitan Civil Societies, University of Technology (Sydney).
More info:

More details of all events coming soon or email

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