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Publication date : 2007-03-06

Rezeq Faraj’s Bio

Rezeq Faraj was born in Palestine before the 1948 Nakba (the Catastrophe) and creation of the State of Israel. He grew up in the Dehiesha refugee camp near Bethlehem where family members still live. In 1966, after a stay in Europe, Rezeq Faraj arrived in Canada. After 28 years in teaching, he retired in March 2003. Rezeq Faraj is the author of the book, “Palestine : le refus de disparaître”.

Rezeq has lectured as a speaker at various universities in Quebec, Canada and the United States. He is also author of numerous articles on the Middle East; his articles have appeared in various Canadian and American magazines and newspapers. Rezeq Faraj continues to pursue his work of increasing awareness of the cause of the Palestinian people and of defending the oppressed.

Bruce Katz’s Bio

Katz was born and raised in Montreal. He is a language teacher by profession. In November of 2000 Bruce became one of the founding members of PAJU (Palestinian and Jewish Unity) with his great friend and brother, Rezeq Faraj. Bruce Katz is also one of the founding members of the Canadian NGO, the CCCCH (Canadian Committee to Combat Crimes Against Humanity), an organisation committed to the establishment in international law of the principle of economic crimes.

Executive committee :

Présidence: Bruce Katz

Vice-présidence: Marie-Christine Ladouceur

Secrétariat: Anne Salomon

Trésorerie: Michel Labelle

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