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Community Church of Boston

565 Boylston St
Boston, 02116
(617) 266-6710 http://www.commchurch.org

May 2019

Defending Children’s Human Rights in Palestine: with Farah Bayadsi

May 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston St
Boston, 02116
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'Bleakest period yet' in Occupied Palestinian Territory: UN human rights expert

Farah Bayadsi Meet Farah Bayadsi, Palestinian Human Rights Lawyer for Defense of Children International - Palestine An estimated 10,000 Palestinian children have been detained by Israeli security forces and prosecuted in the Israeli military court system since 2000. Independent monitors such as Human Rights Watch have documented that these children are subject to abuse and, in some cases, torture — specifically citing the use of chokeholds, beatings, and coercive interrogation on children between the ages of 11 and 15. In…

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June 2019

What is Happening in Venezuela, and Why Should It Matter to All of Us?

June 2 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston St
Boston, 02116
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Rev. Mike Clark answers the question, "What is happening in Venezuela, and why should it matter to all of us?" 3:00 p.m. (No 11:00 a.m. Service): Rev. Clark will present a brief overview of recent events in Venezuela and place them in the context of 20 years of enmity between the US and the Bolivarian social and economic experiment. The outcomes of the current struggle has implications for movements and nations everywhere that are seeking a more just world. Rev.…

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Fundraiser for Palestinian House of Friendship

June 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston St
Boston, 02116
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Palestinian House of Friendship

The American Friends of the Palestinian House of Friendship in Nablus (West Bank) are holding a fundraiser for PHF on Saturday, June 22nd from 3-5 p.m. at the Community Church of Boston, 565 Boylston St. (2nd floor).  Mohammed Sawalha, the director of PHF, will be present at the fundraiser to explain his work with children and young adults of Nablus that includes summer camps, a skatepark, Girls Scouts, a studio for recording music and oral histories, and classes for e-learning…

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