Prof Sara Roy and journalist Robert Fisk to visit Canada this month to talk about the middle east

Two internationally known experts have been invited to Canada by Canadian human rights organizations to talk about current developments in Syria, Gaza and the middle east generally. Check to see if they are coming near you. more

Canadian Friends of Sabeel have invited Professor Sara Roy to give a lecture in Toronto at Trinity St Paul’s United church on Tuesday, October 6th. 

Dr. Sara Roy is a senior research scholar at the Center for Middle Eastern Studies specializing in the Palestinian economy, Palestinian Islamism and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. She is the daughter of two holocaust survivors. Dr. Roy began her research in the Gaza Strip and West Bank in 1985 with a focus on the economic, social and political development of the Gaza Strip

Canadians for Peace and Justice in the Middle East are organizing a Cross Canada tour with Robert Fisk.

Robert Fisk touring Canada
Sep 20, 2015 – Sep 26, 2015

At a time of unprecedented turmoil in the Middle East, CJPME is pleased to announce an ambitious 7-city Canadian lecture tour by veteran foreign correspondent and author Robert Fisk, Sept. 20 – 26, 2015. The lectures will focus on how the Syrian civil war – especially the rise of the so-called “Islamic State” – has destabilized the existing order in the Middle East. Based in Beirut since 1976, Dr. Fisk has been the Middle East correspondent for the British newspaper The Independent since 1988. He is a highly respected veteran of his profession because of his direct and uncompromising reporting and analysis. Each lecture will be followed by a Q&A period.
Victoria, British Columbia – Sun, Sep 20, 07:00 PM Full Details
Vancouver, British Columbia – Mon, Sep 21, 07:00 PM Full Details
Guelph, Ontario – Tue, Sep 22, 07:30 PM Full Details
Hamilton, Ontario – Wed, Sep 23, 07:00 PM Full Details
Toronto, Ontario – Thu, Sep 24, 07:00 PM Full Details
Ottawa, Ontario – Fri, Sep 25, 07:00 PM Full Details
Montreal, Quebec – Sat, Sep 26, 07:00 PM Full Details


  1. Peter,

    Yesterday I attended Mr. Fisk’s valuable lecture, I felt that he is Palestinian, I wished you were there, Best.

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