FC Barcelona fans in South Africa host Susan Abulhawa, founder of Playgrounds for Palestine
Mzansi Penya Barcelonista will host the author of Mornings in Jenin and founder of Playgrounds for Palestine at a discussion and exchange about the importance of sports for the promotion of human rights and solidarity in South Africa, Palestine and wherever people are living under oppression.
The event takes place at Die Fakkel Hoerskool, cnr Rifle Range Road and Carter Avenue, South Hills, Thursday, 14 March 2013. It will start at 4.30 pm with a prayer by Bishop Paul Verryn, and will be followed by a tour of the Midas Community Football Academy. Midas is a community football academy seeking out talent from children living in poor communities. At 5.30 pm, a discussion will follow which will include members of Atlantis Swim Club, the Abu Asvat Institute and other members of the SAVE OUR POOL CAMPAIGN (Lenasia).
The event is open to all sports and peace-loving people.