Published on Aug 9, 2014
Correction: The speaker, Rania Masri, has made a correction that Noam Chomsky supports the Palestinian right of return.
This video features a speech by Dr. Rania Masri at a public forum titled “Crisis in Gaza and the West Bank: Context and Action!”
This forum was sponsored by the Coalition for Peace with Justice at Pullen Memorial Baptist Church, Raleigh, NC on August 6, 2014.
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Rania Masri is an Arab American human rights activist and environmental scientist, university professor and writer. Since 2005, she has been an assistant professor and chair of the Environmental Sciences Department at the University of Balamand in Lebanon. From 2012 to 2013 (for 15 months), she served as a regional policy advisor at the UNDP Regional Center in Cairo. Prior to moving from North Carolina to Lebanon, Rania directed the Southern Peace Research And Education Center at the Institute for Southern Studies in NC.
Her writings and presentations have centered on issues of human rights, governmental policy, economic justice, environmental health, and food sovereignty.
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THE LEGAL RIGHT OF RESISTANCE
MORAL, HISTORICAL & LEGAL RIGHT OF SELF-DEFENSE
GENOCIDE & ETHNIC CLEANSING OF PALESTINE
DEBUNKING THE ISRAELI MYTHS