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AFOPA's "3 Things" Digest

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Australian Friends of Palestine Association
3 Things
Sign the petition ~ Flying Doctors using Israeli arms manufacturer
The Idol
~ 10 July ~ Film fundraiser~ Book now!
AFOPA AGM ~ You're invited!

Don't fly our doctors with arms trade money

Would you fly our doctors with money from the arms trade?

The Royal Flying Doctor Service needs support, but not from an arms manufacturer whose weapons have destroyed countless numbers of innocent lives.

Please sign this petition to ask the Royal Flying Doctor Service, South Eastern Section to reconsider their association with the Israeli arms manufacturer, Elbit Systems, who is internationally recognised as being complicit in numerous ongoing and serious violations of international human rights law.

This campaign and  petition has been organised by the  Palestine Support Network Australia Inc. of which AFOPA is a member.

Film fundraiser for AFOPA ~ Sunday, 10 July 2016, 4pmfilm-fundraiser-10-july

See the inspirational story of a boy from Gaza who dreams of singing.

The Idol tells a fictionalized version of the life of Mohammed Assaf, wedding singer from a refugee camp in Gaza who went to win 2013's Arab Idol singing competition.

"Beautifully written, produced, directed and acted by an ensemble cast of children and adults. Very moving..." - David Faber, AFOPA Executive Member.

Tickets $20ea. - purchase now through AFOPA
Fundraising will contribute to our humanitarian support work in Palestine.
Venue: Mercury Cinema, 13 Morphett St, Adelaide

You are warmly invited to attend AFOPA’s

2016 AGM

on Friday 22 July 6.00 pm for 6.30pm at the
Thebarton Community Centre

Corner of South Road and Ashwin Parade, Torrensville
(Plenty of parking via car park entrance off South Road)


The program/agenda is available from the AFOPA website.

Since the last AGM, AFOPA has established the Palestine Center for Peace (PCP), formally opened on 10 May 2016 by the Mayor of Bethlehem, Ms Vera Baboun.
 
Following the formal part of the meeting, Ms Lisa Arnold, Manager of the PCP, will talk to us about its early success and AFOPA's plans for the PCP's future.  She will also tell us about her experiences of living and working in Palestine and conducting study tours there. 

Palestinian finger food and other refreshments will be freely available. RSVP is essential - please click the button below to register your attendance.

 
Non-members are not able to nominate for the Executive Committee or to vote at the AGM 
Click here to RSVP to the AGM >>
Check out the NEW AFOPA WEBSITE >>
SHOP ONLINE at the Palestine Center for Peace >>
Volunteers welcome!
Are you available to volunteer at our Palestine Center for Peace?
We welcome your time, skills and enthusiasm to help us build the best Palestine Centre we can. Drop in for chat, give us a call or send us an email.

Palestine Centre for Peace / 60 Frome St, Adelaide / Tel. 08 8232 5273
Email: store@palestinecenterforpeace.com.au
Opening hours: Mon-Fri. 09:30-17:00, Sat. 09:30-13:00
Welcome! Become an AFOPA MEMBER today >>
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"Why Palestine? Because it is a just cause, a noble ideal, a moral quest for equality and human rights."
~ Edward Said ~
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