[Marxism] SURVIVING INFILTRATION: Palestinian Rights, Islamophobia, and Repression | 6PM 11/9 @NYU Law

A.R. G amithrgupta at gmail.com
Mon Nov 7 09:35:33 MST 2016

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SURVIVING INFILTRATION: Palestinian Rights, Islamophobia, and Repression | 6PM
11/9 NYU Law (Vanderbilt Hall 220, 40 Washington Square South)


Join the National Lawyers Guild at NYU and Al-Awda New York to discuss how
one activist group experienced and survived attempts by the New York Police
Department to infiltrate and destroy a major Palestinian-American
grassroots organizing initiative.

Leaders of the Al-Awda New York Palestine Right to Return Coalition will
discuss the group’s founding, post 9-11 experiences, expansion, NYPD
infiltration, survival, successes, and upcoming program. They will discuss
in detail their Analysis of Palestine in the expanding Palestine solidarity

The panelists will also address the Handschu guidelines and recent legal
victories against the NYPD’s illegal mass surveillance of Muslim
communities throughout New York and the East Coast of the United States.

*Lamis Deek* is a New York based Human Rights Activist and Attorney who
practices in the fields of domestic and international civil rights,
criminal defense and crisis management. From Nablus, Palestine, Lamis Deek
joined Al-Awda-New York shortly after its inception in 2000. Known to be a
peoples’ lawyer, she has been honored by the National Lawyers Guild and
other institutions for her work defending Palestinian, Muslim, immigrant,
activists communities targeted for government surveillance and predatory

Suzanne Adely is a global labor and human rights lawyer and long time
community organizer. She is a National Lawyers Guild International
Committee Co-Chair, a member of the Bureau of International Association of
Democratic Lawyers, Al-Awda-NY, Labor for Palestine, and the Global Workers
Solidarity Network.

David Letwin is a teacher from Brooklyn New York, and is a co-founder of
Jews for Palestinian Right of Return.

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