The Friends Meeting House
6 Mount Street
Public Meeting to Mark the 70th Anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba
South African Apartheid & The Palestinian Struggle for Freedom, Rev Brian Brown
On 21st June 7pm at The Friends Meeting House, 6 Mount Street Manchester M2 5NS
Rev Brian Brown was administrative director of the Christian Institute of Southern Africa when he and it were banned in 1977 by the apartheid regime. His talk will compare apartheid in South Africa to that in Israel and consider the ongoing struggle of Palestinian people for freedom.
He was involved in the Institute’s opposition to South African apartheid and civil religion, its engagement with Black Consciousness, and its calls for civil disobedience and Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS).