Gaza’s Past, Present, and Future with Wafaa Ali Aludaini & Ahmed Abu Artema

Summary:
Gaza has a storied history of resistance, culture, and complexities. The besieged Gaza Strip and the fate of it’s resilient population are critical to the greater demand for Palestinian freedom and justice. To unpack how life in Gaza came to be, how it’s people survive and thrive in 2020 under a brutal blockade, and what might lay ahead for Gazans, author and activist, Miko Peled, has invited two spectacular Gazan writers and activists to provide their truth telling and expert analysis.    

This will be an illuminating discussion that aims to cover the following topics in the context of Gaza from the lived experience of the event’s guests:

  • History of Gaza and the blockade
  • How Gaza fits into greater Palestine 
  • What life in Gaza is like in 2020
  • The effects of the Coronavirus on it’s population
  • How Israel’s annexation effects Gaza
  • The future of Gaza and it’s liberation 

Tuesday, July 28th Speaker Panel:

Panel Biographies:

Wafaa Ali Aludaini is a Gaza-based Palestinian journalist, manager of The Althorayya Institution for Media, youth group organizer, founder of the Palestiian Eve Network, and an activist for Palestine.

Ahmed Abu Artema is a Gaza-based Palestinian writer and peace activist, author of “Organized Chaos”, and organizer of The Great March of Return. 


Further reading/resources:

Ahmed Abu Artema – Middle East Eye
https://www.middleeasteye.net/users/ahmed-abu-artema

What is Next for Palestinian Popular Resistance in Gaza? Speaking to Journalist Wafaa Aludaini
https://countercurrents.org/2020/06/what-is-next-for-palestinian-popular-resistance-in-gaza-speaking-to-journalist-wafaa-aludaini/

The Great March of Return
https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/campaigns/2018/10/gaza-great-march-of-return/

The Gaza Mental Health Foundation gives 100% of every thing it raises to variois groups in Gaza
https://www.gazamentalhealth.org/

Palestine Children’s Relief Fund
https://www.pcrf.net/

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