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News from the International Jewish Anti-Zionist network.  Together with the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign they have organised a  UK & Ireland tour with Hajo Meyer & Haidar Eid (Dr Eid via video link from Gaza) called:


“On January 27, Holocaust Remembrance Day, leading politicians from the U.S. and Europe will join in honoring the memory of Jews killed in the Nazi genocide. Yet the immensity of that tragedy is dishonored by the hypocrisy of the ceremonies: those who pay homage to the victims of yesterday’s silence are silent about today’s inhumanity. We say, “Never again!” For anyone. Never again for the people of Gaza. Never again for all those struggling against dehumanization, racism and genocide everywhere, every day”.

Hajo Meyer tells us: “My great lesson from Auschwitz is – whoever wants to dehumanise any other must first be dehumanised himself. The oppressors are no longer really human whatever uniform they wear”.

Dr Hajo G. Meyer was born in 1924 in Bielefeld, Germany. In 1944, after a year in the underground, he was caught and subsequently survived 10 months in Auschwitz. An IJAN member, Dr. Meyer is on the board of the IJAN.

Dr Haidar Eid is a refugee whose parents were expelled from the Zarnouqa village in 1948. Dr. Eid is a member of the PACBI (Palestinian Campaign for the Academic & Cultural Boycott of Israel) Steering Committee and a co-founder of the One Dutch “A Different Jewish Voice”, of European Jews for a Just Peace. He is the author of three books on Judaism, Holocaust and Zionism. Democratic State Group.

He lives in Gaza, where he is an Associate Professor of Cultural Studies at Al-Aqsa University.

Tour Dates

♦ 21 Jan, 7.30pm: Sir Charles Wilson Building, University of Glasgow.

♦ 22 Jan, 7.30pm: D’Arcy Thompson Lecture Theatre, Tower Building, Perth Rd. Dundee

♦ 23 Jan, 2pm: Augustine Church Centre, Edinburgh.

♦ 24 Jan, 7.30pm: The Showroom & Workstation, Paternoster Row. Sheffield

♦ 25 Jan, 7.30pm: Quaker Meeting House, Liverpool.

 ♦ 26 Jan, 6pm: Richard Hoggart Building, Goldsmiths, University of London.

♦ 27 Jan, 7pm: House of Commons (Portcullis House) Westminster, London.

♦ 29 Jan, 7.30pm: The Grosvenor Hall, Glengall Street, Belfast.

♦ 30 Jan, 6pm: Central Hotel, Exchequer Street, Dublin.

For the full schedule go to International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network. Never Again or the Scottish Palestine Solidarity Campaign for more information or to sponsor one of these events, please contact: uk@ijsn.net or campaign@scottishpsc.org.uk

The IJAN say: “We are urgently looking for sponsors for the tour. If you haven’t already, please consider  endorsing/sponsoring the tour now! And we are also looking for representatives form communities that have faced genocide to participate in the planning of the tour and to respond to the main speakers“. 

‘Then they came for me – and there was no one left to speak out for me’ – Pastor Martin Niemöller