Join us for the first episode of our new free webinar series Palestine 101 where you will hear directly from Palestinian artists, activists, and educators about their lived experiences and learn about Palestine’s rich culture. Together we will explore solidarity actions for a Free Palestine! We invite you to come along to listen, learn and amplify.

WHEN: Thursday, May 23, 7 – 9pm GMT+1

WHERE: Online on Zoom

Register below to get your ticket!


Nada Ahmed is a human rights researcher from Cairo, Egypt. She has studied human rights law in France, and in Belfast, she did her PhD on Transitional Justice in the Arab Spring. Currently, Nada also creates collage frames inspired by the brutal genocide happening in Gaza.


Farrah Koutteineh is a journalist and writer focused on intersectional activism including the Decolonise Palestine movement, indigenous people’s rights, antiestablishment movement, women’s rights and climate justice. Koutteineh is also the founder of KEY48 – a voluntary collective calling for the immediate right of return of over 7.4 million Palestinian refugees.


Bashar Murad is a Palestinian singer/songwriter and filmmaker who produces globally influenced pop music rooted in the Palestinian spirit. His music challenges stereotypes and highlights social issues facing Palestinian youth that are seldom addressed in Palestine. Bashar Murad’s danceable riffs and live concerts and videos have earned him the nickname “Palestinian Lady Gaga.”


Artists Against Genocide is a Belfast based artists collective coming together in support for Palestinian liberation. Our aims are to communicate and educate through words, art and demonstration.

Comhlámh is the Irish Association of Development Workers and Volunteers, and a membership-based organisation, that has over 45 years’ experience of solidarity-based engagement that addresses the most pressing issues of our time. We support people and organisations to mobilise for global justice, including through values-based volunteering, humanitarian responses, and active citizenship. All Comhlámh’s work is underpinned by a commitment to Global Citizenship Education (GCE), which deepens understanding of the structural causes of inequality, unsustainability, as well as the connections between local and global challenges. Overall, Comhlámh provides a unique and vital space to work in solidarity with others towards a shared goal of a world beyond injustice. You can learn more about us here.