An appeal to Morgan Freeman and Jian Ghomeshi not to participate in an event aimed at legitimizing Israeli occupation and apartheid.
May 3, 2013 to May 5, 2013
University of British Columbia, Buchanan A Building
1866 Main MallVancouver , BC
Canada49° 16' 2.3376" N, 123° 15' 17.388" W
British Columbia CA
This conference is being organized from the ground up, and will benefit from the active involvement and participation of Palestinian organizations and organizers across North America.
May 2, 2013 to May 3, 2013
SFU Harbour Centre, rm. 7000
515 W Hastings St.Vancouver, Coast Salish Territories , BC
Canada49° 17' 2.9976" N, 123° 6' 43.524" W
British Columbia CA
Ever wanted to figure out how we can resist pinkwashing and build genuine movements of solidarity that resist all forms of colonialism and occupation?
The most critical issues in the Gaza Strip include overflowing landfills, non-functioning collection vehicles, waste site toxins leaking into the groundwater, and no means of hazardous waste disposal.
This film must be seen by anyone who wants to grasp Middle East realities. In a sane world, that would include the Prime Minister of Canada and certainly his Foreign Affairs Minister.
The York Federation of Students, the largest undergraduate union in Canada, had just passed a divestment motion on Israel.
An initiative by Palestinians in Gaza and international solidarity activists, Gaza's Ark is "a vessel that embodies hope that the Palestinians of the Gaza Strip can soon live in peace."
The unspoken message of Obama's visit is that the Netanyahu government is free to pursue its hardline agenda with little danger of anything more than symbolic protest from Washington.
The concluding session of the Russell Tribunal on Palestine took place in Brussels, March 16 -17. The Tribunal was launched in Brussels in 2009 in the spirit of British philosopher Bertrand Russell.
The taxis start honking just before 7 a.m. as they circle for fares, catching students going to local schools, people commuting to Gaza for work and university, and usually later others like me.