Maya Wind and Netta Mishly from the refusnic group "Shministim", at UC Berkeley
San Francisco Bay Area
14 Sep 2009 18:09 GMT
On Wednesday September 16, Maya Wind and Netta Mishly from the refusnic group "Shministim", will speak at the MLK, Jr. Building at UC Berkely . Maya Wind and Netta Mishly both signed the 2008 Shministim Letter: a declaration by Israeli high school students that they would not enlist in the IDF to occupy Palestinian territories and rule over Palestinian life. Since military service is mandatory for Israeli Jews upon completing high school, Maya, Netta, and many of the dozens of teenagers who signed the letter have been sentenced to military prison, sometimes for multiple terms.
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