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Dublin - Event Notice
Thursday June 19 2014
12:00 PM

[Dublin] Photo Exhibition: Israeli Soldiers Break the Silence (Trocaire)

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Thu, 19 June 2014, 12:00AM - Sun, 29 June 2014

Trócaire presents an exhibition & multi-media installation featuring photographs and testimonies from Breaking the Silence – a group of former Israeli soldiers who served in the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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Thu, 19 June 2014, 12:00AM - Sun, 29 June 2014
Gallery of Photography, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin 2


“We’re breaking the silence because we came to understand that our participation in the occupation corrupted us morally, just as the occupation continues to corrupt Israeli society.”

Exhibition tours:

Former Israeli soldiers will be on hand throughout the exhibition to engage directly with visitors, and can provide guided tours for groups. To arrange a free group tour, RSVP to nguiheen [at] trocaire.ie

Organised by Trocaire.

Breaking The Silence tour:

Dublin: Photography exhibition in the Gallery of Photography (Temple Bar) from June 19th to 29th. Opening hours 11am – 6pm daily and 1pm – 6pm on Sunday. Entry to the exhibition is free of charge and members of Breaking the Silence will be in attendance each day to offer guided tours.

There will be a panel discussion at the Gallery of Photography from 6-8pm on Wednesday June 25th on the subject ‘the role of photography in conflict situations’ with Yehuda Shaul (Breaking the Silence), Dearbhla Glynn (film maker), Anthony Haughey (photographer) and Eilish Dillion (lecturer). Please email nguiheen@trocaire.ie if you would like to attend.

Belfast: Lunchtime talk in the Black Box in Belfast on Monday June 23rd, 1 – 2pm.

Cork: Breaking the Silence talk in association with Kinsale Peace Project at 8pm on June 26th in the Carmelite Friary, Kinsale.

Related Link: http://www.trocaire.ie/blog/breaking-the-silence
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