The Future of Jerusalem

The Future of Jerusalem

The Focal Point event organised by AIM and IHRC on ‘Palestine and Al Quds’ took place on Sunday, 28 January from 1 – 5pm at Abrar House, London, UK.



Watch the videos of the event below, read a summary of who spoke and what themes were discussed, and see the phot gallery at the end.

The event examined the following themes:

– The implications of 100 years of Balfour Declaration.

– Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions – BDS movement.

– Narratives of Zionism: Demonization of Palestine activism.

– Challenges of a one state-solution.

Speakers included:

  • Ken Livingston – Former Mayor of London
  • Malia Bouattia – Former President of National Union of Students
  • Massoud Shadjareh – Chairman of Islamic Human Rights Commission
  • Father Frank Gelli – Reverend of Anglican Church
  • Shaykh MS Bahmanpour – Islamic Centre of England
  • Rabbi Aaron Cohen – Neturei Karta
  • Nargess Moballeghi – Freelance Journalist
  • Roshan M Salih – Chief Editor of 5Pillars
  • Abir Safa – Spoken Word Artist
  • George Galloway – Politician and Activist
  • Les Levidow – Jews for Boycotting Israeli Goods

The panels chaired by:

  • Amina Taylor – News Reporter, Press TV
  • Raza Kazim – Islamic Human Rights Commission

Supporting Organisations:

  • 5Pillars
  • Justice4Peace
  • Innovative Minds
The photogallery of The Future of Jerusalem Seminar
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