Members of the Bay Area labor community
to meet leaders
from the Palestine General Federation
of Trade Unions
When: Thursday Morning, September 18 at 8:00 a.m.
Where: Office of the San Francisco Labor Council
1188 Franklin St., ste.203, San Francisco
This will be an informal opportunity to meet and share a continental
breakfast with --
Abdel Raheem Saleh Abdel Latif Khatib, member of the Legal Affairs
Department of the PGFTU who is responsible for education and implementation
of Palestine labor law; and
Fayez Audeh Al-Taneeb, Coordinator for the Farmers Union in Tulkarem, West
Bank and Coordinator of the Stop the Wall Campaign. He worked his own
land until driven from it by the Israeli Army to make way for the Wall.
Find out what it is like to live under occupation and how the labor movement
has stepped in to try to meet the basic needs of people for food, medical
care, education and shelter.
Learn about the critical situation of working people in Palestine, the
erection of an Apartheid wall by Israel, the crisis in leadership of the
Palestine Authority and the prospects for the future in light of the
disintegration of the peace process.
The delegation's Bay Area appearances are being organized by the Labor
Committee for Peace & Justice in cooperation with community and solidarity
movement organizations. This event is hosted by the San Francisco Labor
Council to afford its affiliates, their members, and others in the labor
community to learn more about the crisis in the Middle East. For more
information, contact 510/594-9575 or write to
Contributions to help defray the considerable expenses of this U.S. tour are
solicited. Make checks payable to LC4PJ/Tour and send them to P.O.
Box 14156, Berkeley, CA 94712-5156.