April 6 Forum featuring Political Prisoner Naji Ali

7:00 pm at Charlotte Energy Solutions, 337 Baldwin Ave, Charlotte, NC 28204. Naji Ali will be in the region in order to speak at public events on the situation in Palestine and Israel. (Click here for Sabeel Conference details.)

Naji Ali is an independent journalist living in San Francisco . He is the host and producer of a weekly podcast titled; Crossing The Line: Life in Occupied Palestine. Born of activist parents, Ali grew up for the first eight years of his life in apartheid South Africa , where his father - an anti-apartheid activist - was jailed and tortured. In 1990, Ali returned to South Africa and was detained and tortured for 550 days by the South African Security Police. Ali lived and worked in Palestine for three years in the Old City of Al Khalil (Hebron). In September 2004, Ali was attacked by masked settler youth while escorting Palestinian children to school and spent five days in hospital with a punctured lung.

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