Mahmoud Darwish in the presence of absence (photo by GZ) Drone flying over KhanYounis, Gaza. (Photo by CdV) Bypass road north-south - Jerusalem (photo by GZ) Gilo settlement - Beit Jala (photo by GZ) Wall grafitti made by Berlin residents. (Photo by CdV) Corridor from Erez crossing into Gaza (Photo by CdV) Hisham's Palace, Jericho (photo by GZ) Old city of Hebron (photo by GZ) Anti-wall demonstration in Bi'lin. (Photo by LS) Cremisan Road, Beit Jala (photo by GZ) Mahmoud Darwish on Yasser Arafat- Ramallah (photo by GZ)

Land Day commemorated in Vlaardingen


Al Awda Network Palestine and Stichting Palestinian women's Foundation host the annual commemorationof Land Day on Friday 6 april 2012, in the municpal theatre in the Dutch town ofVlaardingen with a dance performance by dabkeh group Asayel, speakers from the Netherlands and abroad, Palestinian merchandise and food


March 30, is the annual day of commemoration for Palestinians of the events of that date in 1978. In response to the Israeli government's announcement of a plan to expropriate thousands of dunams of land for "security and settlement purposes", a general strike and marches were organized in Arab towns from the Galilee to the Negev In the ensuing confrontations with the Israeli army and police, six Arab citizens were killed, about one hundred were wounded, and hundreds of others arrested.


The town of Vlaardingen is home to a Palestinian community of approximately 5000 people that have hosted Land day for many years.


Friday  6 april. 18.00 uur

Stadsgehoorzaal, Schiedamseweg 51, Vlaardingen

Entrance € 10,00 

Information and reservations: Mrs. Nawal Al-Baz  06 46410624