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East Hill Community Church

3605 12 Street

Vernon, BC V1T 3S7

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Gaza Calls: Canada Answers. A live Canada-wide video conference call from Gaza. Join us on June 8 for a nationwide call with Gaza! Local groups in nine cities across Canada will join a call with a group of speakers from Gaza who will share their experiences living in Gaza and the daily struggles Gazans must endure due to the blockade of Gaza and Israeli military strikes in the Gaza strip.

The call will be joined by the following guest speakers from Gaza:

  • Dr. Mahmoud Matar is the founding head of the Limb Reconstruction Surgery Unit at Shifa Hospital in Gaza. He has been the head of the Orthopaedic Surgery Department at Al-Shifa since October 2014. He is also an instructor at the Primary Trauma Care Course.
  • Bolos Swelem is a third-year dentistry student at Haider Abdel Shafi Dentistry College at Al-Azhar University in Gaza. He is also the leader at the at Arab Orthodox Scout Group of Gaza.

This is a free event, but donations will be accepted.

Doors open at 8:30 with light refreshments. The video call begins at 9:00 a.m.

Registering on Eventbrite will help us plan for refreshments and seating. https://gazacalls-canadaanswers.eventbrite.ca

Local sponsors: CJPME (Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East): Okanagan

National Sponsors: Canadian Friends of Sabeel (CFOS) and United Network for a Just Peace in the Middle East (UNJPPI)

Questions? Contact Martin at 250-542-1996 or cjpmeokanagan@cjpme.org

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Vernon, BC V1T 3S7

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