Adalah to Host Memorial and Panel Discussions


On Friday, 5 October 2001 at 14:00, Adalah and The Galilee Society will host a memorial followed by two panel discussions to commemorate the martyrs of October 2000.


The event is open to the public and will take place in the Conference Hall of the Galilee Society Building in Shfaram. Please note that the proceedings will be conducted in Arabic. The event program is included below.



Memorial and Panel Discussions

To Commemorate the Martyrs of October 2000



14:00 – 14:45       Memorial

  • Poetry reading – Mr. Salman Natour
  • Musical program
  • Words from the Martyrs’ Families Committee – Mr. Hassan Asleh
  • Words from the martyrs’ families



14:45 – 15:00       Opening Remarks

  • Mr. Shawki Khatib, Chairperson of the High Follow-Up Committee for Arab Citizens in Israel
  • Mr. Ghassann Agbaria, Advocate, Chairperson, Board of Directors, Adalah
  • Dr. Camille Makhoul, Chairperson, Board of Directors, The Galilee Society



15:00 – 17:00       Arab Society in an Emergency Situation – Lessons in Health and Economy

  • Dr. Nakhleh Bishara, Director, Nazareth Hospital
  • Dr. Hatim Kannaneh, Director, El-Razi Center
  • Mr. A’ss Atrash, Director, Jaffa Center
  • Dr. Marwan Lawen, Director, e-DTS
  • Moderator: Dr. Basel Ghattas, General Director, The Galilee Society



17:00 – 17:30       Break for Refreshments



17:30 – 19:30       The Commission of Inquiry – Evaluation and Strategies for Future Work

  • Mr. Hassan Jabareen, Advocate, General Director, Adalah: “Strategies and Dilemmas Related to Working Before the Official Commission of Inquiry”
  • Ms. Suhad Hammoud, Advocate, Staff Attorney, Adalah: “Media Strategies and the Commission of Inquiry”
  • Dr. Marwan Dwiary, Lecturer, Haifa University: “Active Struggle and the Public Effort – Method of Therapy?”



  • Mr. Khaled Hosni Zu’bi, Chairperson, Board of Directors, The Arab Association of Human Rights
  • Dr. Hanna Sweid, Mayor, Eilaboun and Member of the Commission of Inquiry’s Steering Committee
  • Mr. Abdel Hakim Mufeed, Editor, Sawt El-Haq Wa El-Hurieh; Lecturer, Prophet Elias College
  • Moderator: Mr. Jamil Dakwar, Staff Attorney, Adalah