An evening in honour of Juliano Mer-Khamis, 29/5/1958 – 4/4/2011

April 19, 2011
Richard Kuper


London, Wednesday 20 April, 6:30

The murder of Juliano Mer-Khamis has been met with shock and disbelief by all who knew him and his work. The son of a Jewish mother and a Palestinian father, Juliano is best known for his work with the children of Jenin refugee camp and for his cultural resistance activism, particularly with the Freedom Theatre he co-founded.

On the evening of Wednesday 20th April, we will meet in London to hear more about his life and activities, to remember him, and to think of ways of continuing his work.

Join us for this programme in honour of Juliano and the work he will continue to inspire:

Amnesty International UK,
The Human Rights Action Centre,
17-25 New Inn Yard,

6.30 – 8.00 Contributions by Juliano’s friends and colleagues from Jenin, Haifa, and Tel Aviv
8.00 – 8.30 Reception
8.30 – 10.00 Film screening: Arna’s Children

With Contributions From:
Osnat Trabelsi, Tel Aviv
Osnat is a filmmaker and founder of Trabelsi Productions. She was a colleague, friend of Juliano’s and the Producer of Arna’s Children.

Ala Hlehel, Akka
Ala is an author, translator, and filmmaker. He is the editor-in-chief of

Stephan Wolf-Schoenburg, Freedom Theatre, Jenin.
Stephan is an actor and teacher at the Freedom Theatre. He was a close friend of Juliano’s and a witness to his assassination.

Udi Aloni, Freedom Theatre, Jenin.
Udi is a filmmaker. He was a friend of Juliano and was working on two films with him at the time of his death.

This event is free. However, a recommended donation of £10 per head is invited in order to support the work of the Freedom Theatre in Jenin.

Please note: As space is limited, advance email registration is required. Please email your name(s) to: no later than midday on Wednesday 20th April.

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