Freedom of Expression: Defend the right to speak, educate and organize for Palestinian human rights: April 15

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Freedom of Expression: Defend the right to speak, educate and organize for Palestinian human rights: April 15

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Freedom of Expression
Campaign Launch: Defend the right to speak, educate and organize for Palestinian human rights

Wednesday, April 15
7:00 - 9:00 p.m.
The Bahen Centre, Room 1160 (40 St. George Street - north of College Street), University of Toronto

Moderator: Sherene Razack (SESE)

Speakers Include:
• Lawyers for the Canadian Arab Federation and George Galloway to update us on the legal challenge
• Canadian Arab Federation Vice-President: Ali Mallah
• Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid member: Rafeef Ziadah
Report backs from several sectors including labour, anti-war, faculty, community organizations, etc.

There has been a massive attack on freedom of expression in Canada including:
• The cutting of funds for settlement programs and language services at Canadian Arab Federation
• The ban of George Galloway from Canada
• The removal of Israeli Apartheid Week posters from Ontario universities
• The targeting of students and faculty doing public education on campuses
• Discussion of Israel/Palestine at Toronto District School Board threatened.

Attend this launch and hear testimonials, support the campaign, and learn how to get active in your organization or community.

Sponsored by:
* Canadian Arab Federation
* Department of Sociology and Equity Studies in Education (OISE-University of Toronto )

Endorsed by:
Canadian Peace Alliance
Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid
CUPE ON International Solidarity Committee
Educators for Peace and Justice
OPIRG Toronto
Palestine House
Students Against Israeli Apartheid (UofT and York)
Teachers for Palestine
Toronto Coalition to Stop the War (TCSW)

 

Unionist

Very good!

An important bullet point is missing:

* The vote in the Ontario legislature to condemn Israeli Apartheid Week.

 

Maysie Maysie's picture

Oops this event is a boo-boo. It was from last year. Hence the lack of updated info, U.

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