Olfat, a Lebanon-based Palestinian refugee, is on a speaking tour to highlight the plight of Palestinian refugees in the camps in Lebanon over the last 70 years. Olfat will also talk about the Palestinian Right of Return as well as Syrian refugees in Lebanon. Her autobiography ‘Tears for Tarshiha’ will also be available to buy ($25).
In her book to be launched in Australia, Dr Mahmoud tells the story of her career as a registered nurse, peace activist and director of the Palestinian Women’s Humanitarian Organisation (PWHO) in the Borj El Borajneh refugee camp. It highlights Olfat’s life mission – to fulfil the dream of her parents and grandparents to return to their hometown, Tarshiha in Palestine.
When: Tuesday 24th July – 6.00pm to 9.00pm
Where: MUA Auditorium, 46-54 Ireland Street, West Melbourne 3003
Tickets: $45.00 – Bookings can be made here