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[24 Jan 2016 | Comments Off | ]

Check out what was happening 40 years ago in the Vancouver solidarity movement. The local Palestinian support group published 6 issues of “Palestine in Struggle”, and here is one of them, the issue that covered the visit of the PLO delegation to the Habitat conference in Vancouver. There is also coverage of indigenous leader Leonard Peltier, who was facing extradition from Canada at the time. We hope to have all 6 issues archived and up for viewing in the near future.

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[1 Mar 2014 | Comments Off | ]

AI-Canada Stated Zionist Legal Network Coordinator Didn’t Compromise their Commitment to Impartiality

The following letters were exchanged between CPA and Bonnie Harnden, Executive Assistant of Amnesty International Canada in Jan./Feb 2002.
We checked recently with AI-Canada about the status of David Matas and we received the following response on Feb. 24, 2014 from Denise Glasbeek, Information Services Coordinator, Amnesty International, Canadian Section (English-Speaking):
“I don’t have an exact date for when David Matas ceased to work with Amnesty International. It was sometime close to but before 2006, I believe.”

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[12 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Day of the Land 1976

Poster for the Demo
Leaflet
Pictures of Demo 1, 2, 3

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[15 Aug 2009 | Comments Off | ]

Initial Comments on Resolution passed by the United Church of Canada
by Hanna Kawas
Aug. 15, 2009
The one resolution passed by the 40th General Council of the United Church of Canada includes item 1(g) (see below), which calls on Palestinians to recognize Israel’s right to exist as a Jewish state.
We also learned with horror this week, after reading the United Church Moderator’s statement that the official Church position, since 2003, has been the recognition of Israel as a Jewish state. This position is more damaging than anything positive in the new resolution.
Does …

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[18 Nov 1981 | Comments Off | ]

An open letter from CPA to theĀ B.C. Organization to Fight Racism (BCOFR) regarding their relationship with the Zionist organization, the “Canadian Jewish Congress” (CJC).
Click on each image enlarge and view each page of the 4-page letter:

CPA sent an open letter to the BCOFR Executive Committee on the same subject prior to the November 18th, 1981 letter being issued:
Original letter to BCOFR