The following video, produced by Pam Bailey, presents Dr. Eyad al-Sarraj, President of the Gaza Community Mental Health Program. Dr. al-Sarraj discusses “The Future for Gaza’s Children,” and the psychological and social impact of war and siege. This video was created for the Vancouver exhibition of “A Child’s View in Gaza” and is welcome to be shown at other exhibitions and events internationally.
March 9 opening event for the “A Child’s View from Gaza” art exhibition in Vancouver, BC featuring Barbara Lubin
Barbara Lubin, Founder and Executive Director of the Middle East Children’s Alliance, is a life-long peace, justice and disability rights activist. Since 1988 Barbara has regularly traveled to Palestine and has led nearly twenty delegations of North Americans to Palestine/Israel, Iraq, and Lebanon. She has lectured on the issue of Middle East politics and the plight of the children in the region to dozens of schools, universities, conferences, religious institutions and community groups. Barbara’s current presentation focuses on the impact of Israel’s occupation and siege on children in Gaza. Barbara visited the besieged Gaza Strip twice in 2009 and her presentation incorporates many of her own photos and eyewitness testimonies. Film by Jase Tanner.