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About Yafa Jarrar
Yafa Jarrar was born in Jerusalem and raised in Ramallah, Palestine. She moved to Canada in 2003. Yafa has been involved with the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) movement in Palestine and internationally since the BDS call in 2005. Both of Yafa’s parents have been political prisoners in Israeli prisons. Her mother, Khalida Jarrar, an elected member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, is currently and indefinitely incarcerated by Israel under Administrative Detention. Yafa is currently a J.D. candidate in the Common Law program at the University of Ottawa, Faculty of Law.