Ziad Amro, a social worker fighting for the rights of disabled in Palestine, will give a presentation in Reykjavík today about the impact of Israeli occupation on the Palestinian people and on disabled people in particular.
The Iceland-Palestine organization invited Amro to speak today to mark the United Nations International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People.
Amro, who is disabled, is the founder of Palestine’s Invalid Union and has been active in fighting for the rights of disabled in the occupied areas of the country. He is also a member of a committee preparing the UN pact on disabled rights.
Today’s presentation is at Hótel Borg and starts at 8 pm.