Medical Aid for Palestinians at SNP Conference 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has exposed deepening health inequalities between Palestinians and Israelis. These inequalities are particularly stark in Area C of the occupied West Bank, where Palestinian communities remain under Israel’s total control but are systematically denied equitable access to land, water and basic necessities for health, and prevented from developing essential healthcare infrastructure. On Sunday, 28 November, Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP)’s West Bank Director, Aisha Mansour will be speaking on these issues at an SNP Annual Conference virtual fringe event, hosted by SNP Friends of Palestine and supported by MAP and the Palestine Solidarity Campaign.

Towards freedom, justice, and equality for Palestine
SNP Friends of Palestine: Virtual Conference fringe event
Sunday 28 November, 12.45-13.45

If you have a pass for the SNP Virtual Conference, we hope you will be able to join this important event to hear from a panel of experts including:

  • Yasmine Ahmed, UK Director, Human Rights Watch, about their latest report concluding Israel is committing the crime of apartheid.
  • Aisha Mansour, West Bank Director, Medical Aid for Palestinians, about the impact of systematic discrimination and fragmentation on Palestinians’ right to health and dignity.
  • Ben Jamal, Director, Palestine Solidarity Campaign, about what you can do in the UK to support Palestinian rights.

Note: the fringe event is open to SNP conference attendees only, however a recording of the discussion will be available following the event.

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