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Home Press Releases 2008 Nakba Commemoration - 12 May, 2008

Nakba Commemoration - 12 May, 2008

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The Badil Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights proudly presents

Refugee-Rights Youth Training Project Graduation Ceremony

 

Friday, 18 April

10:30am

at the Finiq Center – Dheisheh Refugee Camp, Bethlehem

 

The Badil Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights is pleased to announce the graduation ceremony of the second annual Refugee-Rights Youth Training Project. This year, 375 youth aged 14-17 years old participated in the Project, which brought together youth from ten refugee and youth organization representing different areas of the occupied West Bank as well as internally displaced youth living in Haifa and Nazareth.

 

The Project, which ran from March 2007 until April 2008, engaged participants in workshops on Palestinian refugee rights and the history of the Palestinian struggle; participation in events commemorating the Palestinian Nakba and highlighting the plight of Palestinian refugees and their rights to return, restitution and compensation; visits to destroyed Palestinian villages; as well as a youth summer camp.

 

The graduation ceremony will involve presentations and performances that each of the youth committees has specially prepared for the ceremony; as well as speeches by PLC member Mohammad Al-Lahham and Badil campaign unit coordinator Muhammad Jaradat. The ceremony will also involve the presentation of graduation certificates to the participants.

 

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For more information please contact:

 

Hassan Faraj

Badil Youth Training Project Coordinator

Office: 02-277-7086

Jawwal: 0599-420-749

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