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‘Road to world peace goes through Jerusalem’, Bishop Riah will tell Muslim Parliament conference

The Muslim Parliament will be welcoming Bishop Riah Abu El-Assal, Anglican Bishop of Jerusalem and the Middle East, on Wednesday, 18 October, when as a lead speaker he will participate in a conference on ‘Causes and Hopes for a Peaceful Settlement in the Middle East’, highlighting the daily humiliation, fear and hopelessness of the Palestinians, both Christian and Muslim, in occupied West Bank and Gaza, fuelling anger worldwide. The Bishop will say: ‘Shortest route to peace in the world goes through Jerusalem.’

Speakers include:

  • Dr Brian Kulg (St. Benet’s Hall, Oxford)
  • John Rose (Author of The Myths of Zionism and Israel: the Hijack State)
  • Dr Ghayassuddin Siddiqui (Muslim Parliament)
  • Ahlam Akram (Palestinian writer and journalist)
  • Chris Coverdale (Action Against the Local)
  • and many others.

The conference is being organised in association with Palestinian Solidarity Committee and the Universal Peace Federation.

The event will take place on Wednesday, 18 October 2006, from 10.00am – 4.00pm at 45 Crawford Place, London W1H 4LP

For more information, please contact Soraya Boyd, conference organiser on 07906 435561

 

 

 

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