Monday, September 10, 2012

Register for the Russell Tribunal on Palestine

Join the US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation at the Russell Tribunal on Palestine (RToP) on October 6—7.  The Tribunal will take place in Manhattan, venue TBA. The US Campaign has endorsed this historic initiative, which is organized to advance international law, raise public consciousness, and expose U.S. and U.N. complicity in Israeli impunity and responsibility in the denial of the Palestinian right to self-determination. 

US Campaign members will receive a discount on their ticket purchase by using this discount code [rtpjustice] at checkout.  We encourage all of our members to purchase their tickets as soon as possible to take advantage of the early bird rates before September 15th! If you register now, your ticket will be $10 for a one-day pass and $15 for a two-day pass! For more information on the speakers, jury and agenda, please visit our website.

Register today at: http://www.russelltribunalonpalestine.com/en/sessions/future-sessions

The Russell Tribunal on Palestine (RToP) is an international people’s tribunal that was created to expose human rights abuses and stir people to action in opposition to Israel’s recognized violations of international law. Join Noam Chomsky, Angela Davis, Russell Means, Alice Walker and so many others in New York City on October 6–7, 2012: http://www.russelltribunalonpalestine.com/en/sessions/future-sessions.

RToP was launched in 2009 following the massacre of more than 1,400 Palestinians in Gaza perpetrated by Israel during "Operation Cast Lead." Since then, it has worked to bring together legal experts, scholars, activists, and other people of note, to help shed light on the reality of Israel’s occupation of Palestinian territory. RToP also shines a light on the active role that third parties—foreign governments and corporations—play in perpetuating human rights violations in Israel-Palestine.

Previous sessions of the tribunal have been held in Barcelona, London, and Cape Town. These hearings have addressed, respectively, European Union support for Israel, the complicity of corporations in the occupation of Palestine, and the question of whether Israel is guilty of the crime of apartheid. The fourth and final session will be held in New York City this October 6-7 (press conference at the U.N. on Oct. 8th), and will examine the role of the United Nations and the United States in perpetuating Israel’s impunity in depriving the Palestinian people of their self-determination.

Register today at:
http://www.russelltribunalonpalestine.com/en/sessions/future-sessions

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