Coalition for Justice & Peace in Palestine

Sydney, Australia

Past Events

CJPP holds regular events marking dates of historical significance for the Palestinian people, such as the commemoration of al-Nakba (‘the catastrophe’, 15 May 1948) and the annual UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People (29 November); along with educational films and seminars for members and supporters.

CJPP has also hosted a number of international guests in Australia:

  • The late Tanya Reinhart, Professor Emeritus, Tel Aviv University (Oct. 2006)
  • Dr Ghada Karmi, Palestinian author and academic (Oct. 2007)
  • Mr Ali Abunimah, Research Fellow with Palestine Centre, Washington DC, author, founder/editor of Electronic Intifada (May 2008)
  • Dr Sara Roy, Senior Research Scholar, Centre for Middle Eastern Studies, Harvard University (Oct. 2008)
  • Mr Jeff Halper, Professor of Anthropology and Coordinator of the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (ICAHD) (March 2009)
  • Ms Haneen Zoabi M.K., Member of the Knesset, al-Tajamu’ al-Watani al-Dīmūqrati (National Democratic Assembly) (May 2009)
  • Prof. Saree Makdisi, professor of English Literature at the University of California, Los Angeles (Sept. 2009)
  • Prof. George Bisharat, Professor of Law, Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, USA (May 2010)
  • Ms Anna Baltzer, awarded 2009 Rachel Corrie Peace & Justice Award, former Fulbright Scholar (Oct. 2010)
  • Br. Peter Bray, Vice Chancellor, Bethlehem University (Dec. 2010)
  • Ms Ghada Abu Ghalyoun, International Coordinator, Palestine General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU) (May 2011)
  • Mr Miko Peled, Israeli peace activist (Sept. 2011)
  • Mr Shawan Jabarin, Director General, Al-Haq (Nov. 2012)
  • Dr Mona El-Farra, Red Crescent Society Gaza Strip (May 2013)
  • Prof. Jeff Halper, Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (Sept. 2013)

View our past events history on these pages:

Coalition for Justice and Peace in Palestine Inc.

PO Box 144
Glebe NSW 2037

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