EYES IN GAZA: What did I see and what can you do? A Presentation by Dr. MADS GILBERT
One of two foreign doctors allowed into Gaza during Operation Cast Lead who recently re-visted Gaza
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 18, 6:00 PM Harvard University Law School, Austin West
Dr. Mads Gilbert is a Norwegian doctor and specialist in anesthesiology. He is the co-author, with his colleague Erik Fosse, of Eyes in Gaza, a harrowing account of their experiences in al-Shifa Hospital during Israel’s deadly assault on Gaza in December 2008-January 2009.
For a time, they were not just the only western doctors in Gaza, but among the handful of western witnesses to Operation Cast Lead. Dr. Gilbert’s testimonies were broadcast worldwide on ABC, BBC, CBS, CNN and more.
In addition to his research and practice at Tromsø University Hospital in Norway, Dr. Gilbert co-founded NORWAC, a Norwegian-Palestinian aid organization. He worked in an underground Palestinian refugee camp hospital in Beirut during the 1982 Israeli invasion and bombardment of Lebanon.
Dr. Gilbert recently returned from Gaza and will give updates on the current situation.
THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.
Sponsors: Harvard College Palestine Solidarity Committee, the Gaza Mental Health Foundation, Inc.
Dr. Gilbert’s US tour has been made possible by the Carol Chomsky Memorial Fund (www.ChomskyFund.org).