The meeting, planned to happen between June 18-23, will be held under the topic “Testing Apartheid in Palestine: Reclaiming the Narrative, Formulating a Vision.”
The Center for Islam and Global Affairs (CIGA) at the Istanbul Zaim University in Turkey will have its second International Conference on Palestine this week.
The meeting, booked to occur between June 18-23, will be held under the topic “Testing Apartheid in Palestine: Reclaiming the Narrative, Formulating a Vision.”
As per CIGA’s site, “the meeting will inspect numerous parts of the Palestinian issue with accentuation on the best way to challenge and destroy the bigoted arrangement of underlying colonization and control in the authentic place where there is Palestine.
The meeting will likewise endeavor to introduce a thorough examination of the numerous elements of the Israeli Apartheid system executed in Palestine.”
The gathering’s rundown of speakers includes an assortment of American and British scholastics just as senior figures from NGOs.
The gathering is facilitated by Sami Al-Arian, the organizer, and overseer of CIGA. Al-Arian confessed in 2006 for his alliance with the US-assigned fear bunch Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ) and was condemned to time in jail and extradited to Turkey.
Among the supporters of the meeting is the Global Coalition of Quds and Palestine (GCQP), a gathering situated in Turkey. The GCQP has ties both to Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood, highlighting speakers from the two gatherings in their occasions just as broadening participation from the two gatherings among their authority.
GCQP’s Secretary, Mohammad Akram Al-Adlouni is among the speakers at the gathering. Al-Adlouni is likewise the previous secretary-general of the Al-Quds International Institution, which has been authorized by the US Department of the Treasury for its alliance with Hamas.
Different supporters incorporate the Ministry of Culture and Tourism of Turkey just as the American University of Denver.
Among the speakers recorded is Omar Shakir, the overseer of Israel and Palestine at Human Rights Watch (HRW). Shakir was extradited from Israel in 2019 after the Supreme Court decided that he disregarded a 2017 revision to the Entry to Israel Law which takes into consideration the forswearing of sections to outsiders who require a blacklist of Israel. Shakir portrayed his ejection as “an assault on the development of the basic freedom.” He will be talking at the gathering on “Israeli Authorities and the Crimes of Apartheid and Persecution: What does the HRW Report Reveal?.”
Another speaker, Estee Chandler, is the originator and top of the Jewish Voice for Peace (JVP), an American enemy of the Israel association. The association portrays itself as the “Jewish wing” of the supportive of Palestinian development and tries to “end the Israeli control of the West Bank, Gaza Strip, and East Jerusalem.” JVP emphatically embraces BDS and has highlighted speakers like Rasmea Odeh, an individual from the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) who was sentenced for contribution in the 1969 Jerusalem Supermarket bombarding that murdered two understudies.
Chandler is vocal in her analysis of Israel and will be talking at the gathering on “Unholy Alliance: Exposing US Right-Wing Movements in Supporting Israeli Apartheid.”
Different speakers incorporate Osama Abuirshaid, the chief overseer of American Muslims for Palestine and a previous individual from Hamas-connected Islamic Association for Palestine (IAP), and Richard Falk, Professor Emeritus of International Law at Princeton University and previous UN Special Rapporteur on common freedoms in Palestine (2008-2014).