Mariam Zaqout

Mariam Zaqout

Mariam is a PhD researcher at the University of Leeds. She comes from Palestine, Gaza. Her focus is the political economy challenges related to delivering public services to the poor. Mariam is always keen to talk about the unusual, determined and varied lives of the people of Gaza.

We Refuse To Be Enemies

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3 new short films focusing on creative resistance in Palestine It’s easy to hate, the journey for justice will continue with faith, with hope, with love Daoud Nassar Wednesday 22 September 2021 7pm Seven Arts LS7 3PD Tickets: £5.00 Book on https://www.ticketsource.co.uk/sevenleeds or available on the door Followed by a Q&A with Sally Azzam, co-founder … Read more

We Resist In Our Music

We Resist In Our Music

A special double-bill film & food event in partnership with Leeds Black Film Club Thursday 7 October 6-10pm New Moorside Social Club, Holborn Approach, Woodhouse, LS6 2PD (entrance on Midgley Terrace) Tickets £8 – includes pizza (£6 students & low income) – Buy Tickets The films will be followed by a Q&A with DJ Fluid … Read more

Naila and the Uprising

naila and the uprising

A free, women-only event In partnership with Shantona Women’s & Family Centre What happens when women take the lead in struggles for rights and justice? Wednesday 29th September 6-8pm Bangladeshi Centre Roundhay Road LS8 5AN A rare chance to see a film that tells the remarkable story of Naila Ayesh and a strong community of … Read more

Sally Azzam

Sally Azzam

Sally Azzam is a Palestinian social activist who has worked for many years in human rights and women’s organisations in her home town of Nazareth, the largest Palestinian community in Israel. She is married to a British journalist, Jonathan Cook, she met in Nazareth in the early stages of the second intifada. They have two … Read more