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Leeds Socialist Students

Over twenty students atteneded the meeting held at Leeds Beckett Students Union Over twenty students atteneded the meeting held at Leeds Beckett Students Union

On the evening of the 30th September Iris Zamir, a member of Ma’avak Sotzialisti (section of the Committee for a Workers’ International in Israel/Palestine) spoke via skype on the Palestinian and Israel conflict and the future of socialism in Israel, the West Bank and Gaza.

Sean Culligan, Leeds Beckett Socialist Students

Iris touched on many important issues relating to the conflict such as the constant oppression of the Palestinian people which Iris pointed out was obvious in the Israeli siege of Gaza and the routine wars waged against them.

The most recent war resulted in from hundreds of thousand internal displaced, thousands killed and many more physically and psychological damaged. Imperialism’s role in this conflict was mention, with American profit in the arms trade being valued more than Palestinians lives. It was argued by Iris and others…

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