7:30 am - 9:45 am
Friends Meeting House
Friargate (off Castlegate), YO1 9RL
York PSC Presents:
A PUBLIC TALK by
Ben White Is a freelance journalist, writer and activist, specialising in Palestine/Israel. Has been visiting the region since 2003 and his articles have been widely published in The Guardian’s Comment is free, Al Jazeera, New Statesman, Electronic Intifada, Christian Science Monitor and others. Has written two widely praised books, entitled “Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner’s Guide” and “Palestinians in Israel: Segregation, Discrimination and Democracy”, both published by Pluto Press.
Ben has received numerous endorsements for his work, including from Desmond Tutu, and Israeli Knesset Member Haneen Zoabi.
“He describes in authoritative detail the actions – and crimes – of the state of Israel.”
Ken Loach- award winning film and television director.
“He is a writer who is determined to present a fair picture of the troubling situation in Palestine.”
John Dugard, former UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories