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Vera Baboun, Mayor of Bethlehem: a request for international support and BDS

Vera Baboun is the first female mayor of Bethlehem. She has a degree in African American literature and has taught English literature at Bethlehem University, where she was also the dean of student affairs. In this interview Ms Baboun was … Continue reading

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Mayor of Bethlehem supporting Palestine’s UN bid

The Mayor Bethlehem, Ms Vera Baboun is one of over 100 Palestinian Christian community leaders supporting Palestine’s bid to upgrade Palestine’s status at the UN from observer to observer non-member state. For further information, please see: Statement from 100 Christian … Continue reading

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Bethlehem Municipal Council has a new mayor: Ms Vera Baboun

Bethlehem Municipal Council has a new mayor, Ms Vera George Mousa Baboun.  Ms Baboun is head of a local school, a social worker and researcher in  gender studies. For further information please see: Palestinian women look to Bethlehem where Vera … Continue reading

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Bethlehem hosts Welcome to Palestine 2012

The Mayor of Bethlehem, Dr Victor Batarseh, launched the  Welcome to Palestine 2012 initiative on Tuesday 10 April 2012.  He is seen speaking here at the launch: http://welcometopalestine.info/index.php/component/videoflow/?task=play&tmpl=component&layout=lightbox&id=15 Dr Vic Batarseh: “We would like to welcome and appreciate the presence of … Continue reading

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