On Saturday 19 November, Sabeel Australia held its final virtual event for the year 2022. Sabeel Australia hosted Vera Baboun, the former mayor of Bethlehem. Mayor Baboun was the first female mayor of Bethlehem and one of the first female mayors in Palestine. Mayor Baboun spoke about the current situation in Bethlehem. She is a strong advocate for gender issues, political rights, the right to self-determination, and other human rights.