The General's Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine by Miko Peled

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Miko Peled, renowned author and human rights activist, presents "Justice, Freedom and Equality, the Keys for Peace in Palestine"

Part of the IAIS Visiting Speaker Series

An Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies seminar
Date24 January 2019
Time17:30
PlaceIAIS Building/LT2

Miko Peled is the author of "The General's Son: Journey of an Israeli in Palestine", an epilogue about a self-reflective journey that changed his life and his long-held assumptions about Palestinians. His journey began following a family tragedy and the death of his niece Smadar by a Palestinian suicide bomber. In this book, Miko talks about his fears and concerns when deciding to meet Palestinians for the first time. His honest account reflects the emotional dilemmas he went through that led to reconsidering his beliefs about the other.

Miko is an activist and vocal advocate for equal rights for Palestinians and Israelis.  His recent book is "Injustice: The Story of the Holy Land" about Muslim Americans, who raised funds for Palestinian humanitarian relief but were accused of supporting terrorism and imprisoned in the USA.

Tea and coffee will be served in the IAIS Common Room from 17:00.  All are welcome to attend and registration is not required.


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