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12 June 2013

Kenya: Activists Oppose Isreali Film Festival in Kenya

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)


An open letter to the French Cultural Centre, Nairobi

Israeli cultural and academic institutions, as well as cultural products like films, directly contribute to maintaining, defending or whitewashing the oppression of Palestinians, as the Jewish nation deliberately tries to boost its image internationally

It has come to our attention that the Alliance Française will be hosting the Israeli Film Festival from June 11th to June 15th, presented by the Embassy of Israel. As Kenyans and people concerned about social justice and human rights, we would like to express our views on the hosting of such an event.

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Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)