Return and Liberation: Conference of the Palestinian Shatat in North America

May 3, 2013 to May 5, 2013
University of British Columbia, Buchanan A Building
1866 Main Mall
Vancouver , BC
49° 16' 2.3376" N, 123° 15' 17.388" W
British Columbia CA
This conference is being organized from the ground up, and will benefit from the active involvement and participation of Palestinian organizations and organizers across North America.
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A United Nations truck removes waste from a Gaza refugee camp. Photo by Emad Bad

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Photo: Emad Badwan/IPS

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Fog at 6:30 one morning, the beginning of a hot day.

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