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Guest lecture Dr. Mustafa Barghouti: The Struggle for Justice in Palestine

When:We 20-11-2019 15:00 - 18:00
Where:Munting building, Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences
Guest lecture Dr. Mustafa Barghouti

The Struggle for Justice in Palestine: Dilemmas and Perspectives

20 November, 15.00 hrs
Noordamzaal (room M.0074), Munting building
Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences
Grote Kruisstraat 2/1
9712 TS Groningen

Dr. Mustafa Barghouti
Dr. Mustafa Barghouti

Dr. Barghouti is a prominent Palestinian physician, activist, and politician. He has advocated throughout his career for the development of Palestinian civil society. He is co-founder and Secretary-General of the Palestinian National Initiative (PNI), a political party dedicated to freedom, democracy and equal rights for the Palestinian people. He ran for president in the 2005 presidential election, coming second after Mahmoud Abbas. He is considered “a man of the people”, and is one of the most vocal advocates of the non-violence movement in Palestine. He is chairman of the Palestine Medical Relief Society, an independent Medical NGO supported from Groningen by the Groningen-Jabalya Foundation.

Organised by the Department of Transboundary Legal Studies, Faculty of Law in cooperation with the Foundation Groningen Jabalya.