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KL Palestinian Film Festival 2015

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Since her inception in Jan 2009, Viva Palestine Malaysia has been unrelenting in her pursuit towards advocating justice, peace, equality and self-determination for Palestine. In more tangible forms, VPM has transferred RM 10 Million worth of funds to finance various medical, educational, agricultural, housing, micro-financing and women’s projects in Palestine.

 

VPM has undertaken various advocacy and awareness campaigns to mainstream the Palestinian cause. The Kuala Lumpur Palestine Film Festival (KLPFF) has proven to be very impactful in screening to the Malaysian public the sufferings and persecution of the Palestinian people under Zionist occupation of their lands.

 

Our fourth KLPFF2015 will screen 4 films at Publika, Solaris Dutamas from 10-11 October 2015. One of the films “The Stones Cry Out” depicts the sufferings of the Palestinian Christians who have been driven out of their ancestral lands.

 

Following the 4th military onslaught of Gaza in July 2014, many university students were unable to fund their tertiary education. VPM raised RM750,000 to fund 600 students to continue their education in 7 universities in Gaza.

 

Concurrently, we hope to raise funds from KLPFF2015 to sponsor these students to pursue their studies until graduation. This is the investment of your generous donations towards the nation building of Palestine.

We dedicate KLPFF 2015 to the brave people of Palestine, whose resolve and spirit remain unbroken in the face of extreme odds. We salute the ordinary people of Palestine who have demonstrated extra-ordinary feats of valor and fortitude.

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Kuala Lumpur Palestine Film Festival 2015

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Schedule of events:

Movie Screenings Schedule on BOTH DAYS at BlackBox:

11 am : The Wanted 18
1 pm : Flying Paper
3 pm : Where Should The Birds Fly
5 pm : The Stones Cry Out

SPECIAL ACTIVITIES

SATURDAY, 10 Oct
Special appearance by MIZZ NINA after 4pm for charity selfie and autograph 4.00 - 4.30pm Dabka Dance by Palestinian group (tentative)

SUNDAY, 11 Oct
10.30am-11.30am Musical Performance by MUADZ DZULKIFLI & friends
11.30 – 12noon Dabka Dance by Palestinian group
10.30 am -12noon Special appearance by MIZZ NINA for charity selfie and autograph

On-going activities at WhiteBox:
10 am - 6 pm BOTH DAYS
- Photo Exhibition by Al-Quds Foundation of Malaysia
- Charity Bazaar
Palestinian Olive Oil | Palestinian Handmade Soaps | Palestinian Hand-embroidery Dresses, Pouches etc | Palestine-inspired Costume Jewelry & other items | Viva Palestina Malaysia's Merchandises - Scarves, Umbrellas, tshirts, Car Stickers, Pens etc I Madeena Boutique I Aidijuma Boutique

Books:
* The Prisoners' Diaries in English, Malay (@RM20) & Arabic (@RM25)
* Remember Us (@RM30)
* The General's Son by Miko Peled in English & Malay
* Gaza Writes Back in English & Malay
and others

Limited Copies:
* The Battle of Justice in Palestine (Autographed) (@RM60)
by Ali Abunimah

Food, desserts & other items by vendors.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you from Al Aqsa Society, Jerusalem

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VPM received a message of appreciation and gratitude from our brothers and sisters in Al Aqsa Mosque, Jerusalem for the great efforts in implementing charity projects for Palestinian people in Jerusalem.
- Collective Iftar for prayers in Al Aqsa.
- Distribution food baskets for needy families.
The Al Aqsa society thanks Malaysians for protecting Al Aqsa Waqf.
Watch the video : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wfOEBHCOkm4

 

VPM AGM 2014

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Viva Palestina Malaysia held our AGM on 3 December 2014.

VPM Chairman, Dr Musa Mohd Nordin went through the activities and highlights of the past year and VPM treasurer, Puan Sri Norma Hashimwent through projects carried out and funds disbursed.

Dr Musa Mohd Nordin reelected as Chairman
JamilahSheikh Abdullah reelected as Vice Chairperson
Azra Banu- reelected as Secretary
Puan Sri Norma Hashim reelected as Treasurer

We've streamlined our committees as follows:
Media and Publicity headed by Noraini Hashim
BDS headed Dr Zabrina and Dr Zahurin
Projects headed by Dr Musa and Norma Hashim
Govt Relations headed by Siti Jamilah
Awareness headed by Azra
Friendship headed by Husna

We also welcomed our new members Yousef Aljamal and Ain Zubaida Rosli.

In these photos everyone is studying the annual report intently.

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First Humanitarian Forum to Support Palestinians

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Chief.AljazeeraMiddle East Monitor report, 30 October 2014

Doha - Representatives of more than 60 charities from 27 countries have gathered in Doha to raise funds for the redevelopment of the Gaza Strip and other aid for Palestinians. Delegates at the “First Humanitarian Forum to Support Palestinians” organised by the Qatar Charity are spending two days discussing the catastrophe facing Palestinians, not only in the besieged Gaza Strip but also the refugee camps in neighbouring countries. [Kia Ora Gaza's international solidarity aid partners are attending this important forum, including Viva Palestina Malaysia. Editor].

The forum is being held under the auspices of the Prime Minister of Qatar, HE Shaikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani, who attended the opening session on Wednesday. The need to disseminate information about the humanitarian crisis facing Palestinians, particularly but not exclusively in Gaza, is paramount following Israel’s latest invasion and ongoing military crackdown across the occupied Palestinian territories.

Pleas to lift the crippling siege on the Gaza Strip have fallen largely on deaf ears, one speaker told the audience, and with Egypt destroying the tunnels described by Western journalists as “Gaza’s lifeline”, the people of the coastal territory face enormous difficulties, with even basic necessities in chronic short supply. “This,” he added, “is no less than collective punishment, but who is holding Israel to account? While support for Israel from the US and EU is to be expected, why are China and Russia silent about what is happening to the Palestinians?”

While most attention has been focused on Gaza, for obvious reasons, the charities were reminded that the situation in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem is also dire. Israel’s Judaisation policies in the Holy City have driven away almost two-thirds of the Christian population, said another speaker. Addressing the conference via a pre-recorded video message, the Imam of Al-Aqsa Mosque pointed out that the Israelis are undermining the Islamic identity of Jerusalem by their policies. Shaikh Dr Ikrama Sabri told delegates that this is not a Palestinian issue alone; it should be a major concern for all of the world’s 1 billion Muslims.

Appreciation was expressed at the support given by the government of Qatar not only in Palestine but also other areas of the world facing humanitarian disasters. Information about the relief efforts of the Qatar Charity was given to the forum participants, who are being urged to mobilise and donate as much as possible for Palestinians in desperate need.