Towards Freedom, Justice and Peace: Inaugural Event of the UMass Amherst Chapter of Stand With Kashmir

February 19, 2020 - 6:30pm
Communication Hub, Third Floor, Integrated Learning Center, UMass Amherst, MA . USA

Activists and Scholars from Kashmir, Palestine, Rojava and Syria speak on their struggles for decolonization.

The desire for freedom and peace unites the Kashmiris, Kurds, Palestinians, Syrians and many others living under military tyranny, political oppression and occupation. What also connects them is their resilience and their will to fight for freedom, peace, justice, and the right to self-determination. The fight for daily survival forms the basis for the affinities and unities among these struggles. 


Mohamad Junaid , Stand With Kashmir ; Ozlem Goner, Defend Rojava
Budour Hassan, JLAC Palestine (Skype-In) and Yasser Muni, Global Solidarity with Syria.

Moderated by Dr. Sut Jhally (Professor, Communications Department UMass Amherst), and followed by a Q&A Discussion with the panelists.

Free and Open to the Public

Sponsored and supported by the UMass Communication Department, Amherst College Department of Anthropology and Sociology, Amherst College Department of Political Science, UMass Amherst Resistance Studies Initiative, the Graduate Employee Organization (GEO-UAW), UMass Amherst Department of Sociology, the Inter Asia Five college Faculty Seminar, The Resistance Center for Peace and Justice, Five College Asian/Pacific/American Studies (A/P/A)



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