Leila Khaled invited to speak at the European Parliament, where she will talk about women’s rights on behalf of the coalition of Spanish far-left Izquierda Unida parties. Her lecture called «the Role of women in Palestinian popular resistance» will be held on Tuesday.
Writes about this September 26, the Jewish news Agency JTA.
In may of this year , Khaled is brought in «black list» of the European Union, spoke at a literary fair in Barcelona, calling themselves the «fair of radical books and ideas», which was supported by the city authorities.
Leila Khaled, an activist of the «popular front for the liberation of Palestine», in 1969 and 1970, the years participated in operations to seize civilian aircraft, was arrested in London, but then released in exchange for the release of more than 300 hostages, lives in Amman (Jordan). Judging by her recent statements, she still believes violence is a valid form of struggle «for the rights of oppressed peoples.»
«Popular front for the liberation of Palestine» belongs to Leila Khaled, is recognized as a terrorist organization by the US, Canada, EU, UK and Israel.
In Palestinian Leila Khaled is perceived as one of the symbols of the intifada against Israel, as it actually was the first Palestinian woman, who participated in terrorist acts. Later, during the «second intifada», the Palestinian terrorist organizations had recruited many women, parts of which could be suicide bombers.
In April 2011, Khaled gave a lecture in Stockholm, where he was invited to a Swedish government Agency. Listeners of the lecture were students of the Free women’s University of Malmo. Funded the visit of Khaled in Stockholm, the Commission on international programs of artistic grants Sweden (IASPIS).