Recap- Arabesque Lecture: Witness to Atrocities: Let’s Not Forget -- The Vulnerability of Palestinian Refugees
Washington, DC | www.adc.org | May 8, 2012 -- On Monday, the American-Arab Anti-Discrimination Committee (ADC) held its final lecture of the 2011-2012 Arabesque Lecture Series entitled “Witness to Atrocities: Let’s Not Forget—The Vulnerability of Palestinian Refugees.” Just World Books publishing company founder, Helena Cobban, moderated the event which featured renowned authors Phyllis Bennis and Jonathan Randal. The event was held at Bus Boys & Poets and featured a discussion on the many aspects affecting the susceptibility of Palestinian refugees throughout the Middle East.
ADC Legal Director, Abed Ayoub, welcomed the guests and introduced the moderator and panelists. The lecture began by noting the month of May’s significance as the anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, or “day of catastrophe” commemorating the expulsion of Palestinians from their homeland. A