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[29 May 2010 | Comments Off | ]

Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Location: Vancouver Public Library (Hamilton Side)
There will be a demonstration at*** 6 pm tomorrow at the Vancouver Public Library*** to denounce the Israeli military massacre of activists on a Gaza aid convoy. (To show solidarity with those brave activists who were killed fighting for the rights of Palestinians we ask that everyone please wear black and a kuffiyeh if you have one.)
At least 19 international activists were killed by Israel, with dozens injured. The death toll may rise. In an act …

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[28 May 2010 | Comments Off | ]

Date: Monday, May 31, 2010
Time: 12 Noon
Location: 300 W. Georgia (at Hamilton St)
Israeli forces have attacked a flotilla of humanitarian aid-carrying ships aiming to break the country’s siege on Gaza.
Reports are still coming in, but according to the latest news 16 human rights activists were killed and many more injured when Israeli commandos stormed the Freedom Flotilla early on Monday.
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu is in Ottawa today, after speaking in Toronto Sunday. As John Ibbitson writes in today’s Globe and Mail, “the official portion of Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit …

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[26 May 2010 | Comments Off | ]

Following is a statement from the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC) on the harassment and repression campaign against pro Palestinian human rights organizations and activists in Canada.
Our petition on line, O Canada or O Israel??, has over 560 signatures, please consider signing it at http://www.petitiononline.com/hkawas1/petition.html
Palestinian civil society condemns repression in Canada against Palestine solidarity campaigns and humanitarian efforts
Occupied Palestine, May 26 2010 – The Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC), strongly condemns the actions taken by Canadian state bodies, university administrations and pressure groups …

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[24 May 2010 | Comments Off | ]

This Business Does NOT Advance Human Rights!!
Boycott MEC Now
A year and a half ago, it was discovered that Mountain Equipment Coop, headquartered in Vancouver, was carrying Israeli products and even partnering with an Israeli company, Source Vagabond, that brags of its connections with the Israeli military. Concerned activists across Canada tried in vain to convince both MEC leadership and those attending the 2009 Annual General Meeting to stop carrying these offensive products. There were meetings with the CEO and other officers, letters and emails, and a vibrant campaign around a …

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[1 May 2010 | Comments Off | ]

SPHR 2010 National Conference
Start Time: Friday, May 7, 2010 at 6:30pm
End Time: Sunday, May 9, 2010 at 4:30pm
Location: Vancouver, BC
Featuring keynote speakers Kogila Moodley and Heribert Adam
Authors of the book Seeking Mandela: Peacemaking between Israelis and Palestinians
Keynote Address: May 7th, 2010 at 6:30 PM.
Admission: Minimum $10 dollar donation.
Location: University of British Columbia, Wood 2
Conference Registration fee is $25 including admission to the Keynote event.
Register here: http://spreadsheets.google.com/viewform?formkey=dDJUNncxWE5uQXhHYUhQQm1rY0hIOEE6MQ
Schedule - Saturday 8-May- 2010

10:00 am – Introductions
12:00 pm – Lunch
1: 00 pm – BDS
3:00 pm – Communications
4:30 pm – CPCCA and Anti-Semitism

Schedule - Sunday 9-May- 2010

10:00 …