The Progressive Jewish Alliance and HLS Advocates for Human Rights are pleased to welcome you to a lunch talk on “The Struggle for Normal Life in Gaza,” featuring Sari Bashi, former Israel/Palestine Advocacy Director at Human Rights Watch and Co-Founder of Gisha, an Israeli NGO dedicated to defending Palestinian freedom of movement. Bashi will give a 15–20 minute presentation on the current situation in Gaza, specifically touching on the Israeli closure and its impact on Palestinian lives and livelihoods, and exploring relevant issues of international human rights and humanitarian law. Bashi’s presentation will be followed by a 30 minute Q&A with the audience.
Lunch will be served.
Co-sponsored by the Islamic Legal Studies Program: Law and Social Change, the Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law, and the Human Rights Program at Harvard Law School.