Tribute to Juliano Mer-Khamis

A Memorial and Tribute in Honour of Juliano Mer-Khamis

The murder on 4 April of activist Juliano Mer-Khamis has been received with shock and disbelief by all those who knew him and his work. The son of a Jewish mother and a communist Palestinian-Christian father, Juliano is best known for his work with the children of Jenin refugee camp and for his cultural resistance activism.

We will meet to hear more about his life and activities, to remember him and to think of ways of continuing his work.

6.30 – 8.00: Conversation with 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


* Ala Hlehel, Al-Midan Theater, Haifa. Ala is a Palestinian writer and 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 and a witness to his assassination.
* Udi Aloni, Head Coach, Cinema Department, the Freedom Theatre. Udi was a close friend of Juliano and was working with him on two films at the time of his death.

Please note: As space is limited, advance email registration is required. Please email your name(s) to: no later than midday on 20 April. The event is free, but a donation of £10 per head is recommended in order to support the work of the Freedom Theatre, Jenin.

Event organised by Amnesty International UK, SOAS Palestine Society, Palestine Film Foundation, and JNews. Inquiries:


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