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    • 27/06/2024
    • 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
    • State Library Theatre, Perth

    Join us for a screening of the new documentary film Where Olive Trees Weep, proudly hosted by Friends of Palestine WA.

    From the Producers:

    "Where Olive Trees Weep offers a searing window into the struggles and resilience of the Palestinian people under Israeli occupation. It explores themes of loss, trauma, and the quest for justice.

    We follow, among others, Palestinian journalist and therapist Ashira Darwish, grassroots activist Ahed Tamimi, and Israeli journalist Amira Hass. We witness Dr. Gabor Maté offering trauma-healing work for a group of women who have been tortured in Israeli prisons.

    Ancient landscapes bear deep scars, having witnessed the brutal reality of ancestral land confiscation, expulsions, imprisonment, home demolitions, water deprivation, and denial of basic human rights. Yet, through the veil of oppression, we catch a glimpse of resilience—deep roots that have carried the Palestinian people through decades of darkness and shattered lives.

    This emotional journey bares the humanity of the oppressed while grappling with the question: what makes the oppressor so ruthlessly blind to its own cruelty?"

    All proceeds raised will be contributed to Palestine Australia Relief and Action (PARA) to assist the resettlement of Palestinian refugees in Australia.

    Time: 6.30pm (doors open 6pm), Thursday 27th June

    Venue: State Library Theatre, James Street, Perth

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Past events

23/06/2024 Drive for Palestine
22/06/2024 Free Palestine - World Refugee Day Rally (Perth)
10/06/2024 Stop the Genocide in Gaza - In conversation with Nasser Mashni
08/06/2024 Stop arming Israel - Sanctions NOW! - Perth rally
31/05/2024 Rafah is Burning - Snap Rally!
25/05/2024 No Trade with Apartheid Israel - National Day of Action
18/05/2024 Palestine 1948-2024 - Our Nakba Continues
15/05/2024 Public Forum - with Nazeem Hussain
08/05/2024 Movie Night - "Jenin Jenin" **New date
05/05/2024 March for Palestine on May Day!
01/05/2024 Launch rally - Palestine solidarity encampment Curtin
27/04/2024 Stop arming Israel! End the Genocide! - Protest
20/04/2024 Run For Palestine
19/04/2024 Hope & Empowerment in the Holy Land - with Prof Mazin Qumsiyeh
18/04/2024 Palestine, Land Rights and Environmental Justice (with Professor Mazin Qumsiyeh)
06/04/2024 Children's Rally for Palestine
24/03/2024 Cruise for Palestine
23/03/2024 Gaza is being starved - March for Palestine (Perth)
10/03/2024 No Attack on Rafah, Cut Ties With Apartheid Israel - Perth Protest!
08/03/2024 Rally in solidarity with Antoinette Lattouf! Boorloo/Perth
02/03/2024 Palestinian Community Fundraiser for Gaza
02/03/2024 Solidarity for Palestine - Perth Multicultural Community
01/03/2024 National Student Strike for Palestine - Perth
29/02/2024 Palestine: The Real Story
24/02/2024 Gaza Ceasefire Pilgrimage - Perth
17/02/2024 Cancelled - Stop the Massacre in Rafah NOW
16/02/2024 EMERGENCY PROTEST: Save Rafah. Stop the Genocide.
10/02/2024 From the River to the Sea - Freo Stands with Palestine
03/02/2024 * Urgent update - CANCELLED! No Money for Genocide - Protest Boycott March (Perth)
28/01/2024 No Pride in Genocide - Indigenous Palestinian Solidarity Protest
14/01/2024 Stop The Genocide In Gaza - Global Day of Action - Perth
07/01/2024 Stop The Genocide In Gaza - Sunday 7th January 2024
11/12/2023 Stop Israel's War on Palestine - organising meetings
10/12/2023 Perth March for Palestine
04/12/2023 Stop Israel's War on Palestine - organising meetings
03/12/2023 Stop the Genocide in Gaza - Perth Mega March
23/11/2023 Public Forum: Israel's war on Palestine
20/11/2023 Stop Israel's War on Palestine - organising meetings
19/11/2023 Rally for Palestine - Stop the Genocide in Gaza!
16/11/2023 Vigil: Mourn the Lives Lost to the Genocide in Gaza
13/11/2023 Stop Israel's War on Palestine - organising meetings
11/11/2023 Protest: Stop the Genocide in Gaza - Free Palestine
06/11/2023 Stop Israel's War on Palestine - organising meetings
05/11/2023 Protest: Stop the Genocide in Gaza - Free Palestine
16/10/2023 Stop Israel's War on Palestine - organising meetings
13/10/2023 Rally for Palestine - no war on Gaza!
15/07/2023 Rally for Palestine
13/05/2023 Rally for Palestine
05/05/2023 Film screening: Tantura
14/05/2021 Vigil for Palestine
22/06/2020 Online lanuch of Joint Statment on Antisemitism
13/06/2020 Black Lives Matter
08/03/2020 Palestinian Threads and Stitches

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