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The 51 day war

July 30, 2015 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Free

Beginning July 8, 2014, Israel launched air strikes and a ground invasion of Gaza that lasted fifty-one days, leaving over 2,000 people dead, the vast majority of whom were civilians. During the assault, at least 10,000 homes were destroyed and, according to the United Nations, nearly 300,000 Palestinians were displaced.

Max Blumenthal was on the ground during what he argues was an entirely avoidable catastrophe. In this explosive work of reportage, Blumenthal reveals the harrowing conditions and cynical deceptions that led to the ruinous war. Here, for the first time, Blumenthal unearths and presents shocking evidence of atrocities he gathered in the rubble of Gaza.

Max Blumenthal is an award-winning journalist and best-selling author whose articles and video documentaries have appeared in New York Times, Daily Beast, Guardian, Huffington Post, Salon, Al Jazeera English and many other publications. He is the author of Goliath: Life and Loathing in Greater Israel and Republican Gomorrah: Inside The Movement That Shattered the Party.

http://www.versobooks.com/books/1951-the-51-day-war

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Date:
July 30, 2015
Time:
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Sheffield PSC
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enquiries@sheffieldpsc.org.uk
Website:
www.sheffieldpsc.org.uk

Venue

Central United Reformed Church
Sheffield, S1 2JB + Google Map