November 1, 2017, Adrian, Michigan – Iyad Burnat, a Palestinian protestor active since 2005, will speak about his nonviolent peace activism at 6:30 p.m. Monday, November 13 at the Weber Retreat and Conference Center in Adrian. Following the talk, he will sign his book, Bil’in and the Nonviolent Resistance.
Burnat began his non-violent weekly demonstrations against the West Bank barrier in 2005 in Bil’in, a village in Palestine. He is also the leader of two organizations: Bil’in Popular Committee Against the Wall and Freedom and Justice in Bil’in.
The presentation is sponsored by the History Department of Siena Heights University and the Adrian Dominican Sisters Office of Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation.
Copies of Burnat’s book will be available that evening for purchase and signing. The presentation is free and open to the public. No registration is required.
Weber Center is located on the Adrian Dominican Sisters Motherhouse campus, 1257 E. Siena Heights Drive, Adrian.
For further information, contact Sister Kathleen Nolan, OP, Director of the Office of Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation, at 517-266-3403 or firstname.lastname@example.org.