The Qatari Rozana group has held an Iftar banquet in Doha in support for APN’s Third Million Tree campaign in Palestine. The event was held on June 28th, 2015 under the sponsorship of the Qatari Red Crescent Society and in coordination with Al-Sidra Agricultural Company.
Activist Hassan Ja’ja briefed the attendees on the campaign’s achievements in supporting steadfastness of Palestinian farmers and meeting their food security needs.
Hasan's speech in arabic He touched on the systematic environmental violations to which they are subjected as a result of the Israeli occupation.
The event hosted Palestinian farmer Ibrahim Subeih, a resident of Khader village in Bethlehem who was frequently subjected to harassment by Israeli settlers and soldiers but refused to sell his land to them although they offered him $15 million as a price. Attendees supported the tree planting effort pledging to finance cultivation of 1400 tree seedlings in Palestinian lands.The event was organized by APN volunteers Khaled Al-Muhanadi, Sara Suleiman, Safwan Ghannam, Rafia Suleiman, Isra’ Al-Miftah, Eman Odeh, Amira Osama, Dima Daghistani, Sara Al-Disi, Sara Al-Rishq, Abdul Rahman Taha, Abdul Azeez Taha, Mariam Osama, Nour Odeh, Haitham Al-Natsheh and Abdul Salam Abd.