CMEP Briefing: Homes and Human Rights in the West Bank and Gaza
Announcement of upcoming briefing
Please join Churches for Middle East Peace for a briefing call on Wednesday, November 19th, at 4:00 PM Eastern Time to hear from Anat Saragusti, director of B’Tselem USA and a well-known Israeli journalist and social activist.
Before joining B’Tselem USA, Anat spent fifteen years at Channel 2 TV News Company, including time as editor of the evening news edition and of Israel’s leading news program “Ulpan Shishi,” a weekly news wrap-up called “Friday Studio.” She has particular expertise in the occupied Palestinian territories including extensive field experience in both the Gaza Strip and Sderot, a nearby Israeli city across the green line.
B’Tselem – The Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories – was established in February 1989 by a group of prominent academics, attorneys, journalists, and Knesset members. It endeavors to document and educate the Israeli public and policymakers about human rights violations in the Occupied Territories, combat the phenomenon of denial prevalent among the Israeli public, and help create a human rights culture in Israel.
Anat was a known photographer and directed documentary films. Most recently, Anat served as the executive director of Agenda: Israeli Center for Strategic Communication, which provides media expertise to social change organizations. Anat is also known for her outstanding role in promoting gender equality and civil rights for minority groups in Israel. Her family has lived in the Jerusalem environs for 500 years, Anat holds a masters degree in law from Tel Aviv University and a diploma in conflict resolution from the University of Maryland.
Date: Wednesday, November 19th
Time: 4:00 PM (Eastern Time) – 5:00 PMΓÇ¿
Dial-in Number: 1-646-307-1300ΓÇ¿
Participant Access Code: 693031
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