Eyes on Palestine Panel Discussions on March 24th and 26th

The UW Chapter of Justice for Palestine will be hosting to panel discussions on the ongoing conflict in Gaza. The first panel will be held at 7pm on March 24th in 2650 Humanities and will feature insight and discussion from a number of student organizations and UW Departments.

The second panel will take place at 7pm on March 26th in 2650 Humanities and feature of showing of the documentary “Checkpoint”. This documentary (directed by Yoav Shamir) demonstrates the impact of the enforced boundaries known as checkpoints on the Israeli border guards drafted to monitor them and the Palestinian citizens who must pass through them daily. Shows that these anonymous, one-time encounters between both sides and the lasting political, social and cultural effects. “Checkpoint” gives a chilling look at the destructive impact on both societies.

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