Palestinian Minister of Information, Dr. Barghouti, coming to Canada - For the Alternatives' Tour Towards Global Peace

    MONTREAL, March 23 /CNW Telbec/ - From March 27 to 29 in Montreal, Quebec
and Ottawa, the Alternatives' Tour is presenting many of the architects of the
peoples' dialogue. The Tour includes conferences, debates and film screenings
with the search for a global and just peace as the central theme. From Kabul
to Baghdad, passing by Washington, London and Montreal, Jerusalem or Gaza, the
world hopes for nothing less.

                                   With :
         Dr. Mustafa Barghouti (Minister of Information, Palestine)
          Member of the new Palestinian Unity Government and doctor

                       Mrs. Soraida Sabbah (Palestine)
                         Peace activist in Ramallah

                             Mr. Salam Ali (Iraq)
                             Academic in Baghdad

                     Mrs. Phyllis Bennis (United-States)
                   Director, New Internationalism Project
                         Institute for Policy Studies

                       Mr. Afrasiab Khattak (Pakistan)
                     Human Rights Commission of Pakistan

                       Mr. Michael Warschawski (Israel)
                        Journalist and peace activist

    Press Conferences:

    Montreal:  Tuesday March 27 at 10 :00 am at the Centre St-Pierre, 1212
               Panet St.

    Ottawa:    Wednesday March 28 at 10 :15 am at the Room 130-S, Centre

    (*) Guests are available for interviews

For further information:

For further information: Catherine Binette, (514) 813-2252,; Complete program available at :

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