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[4 Dec 2013 | Comments Off | ]

The following email was sent on Dec.4, 2013 to NDP MPs and Party Officials:
Please stop pandering to the pro-Israel lobby, you will never win their vote. Instead, you are losing the progressive vote, your pride and your humanity.
Hanna Kawas
Nov. 22, 2013
NDP solidly supports Israel
Editorial by: (“Jewish Independent”)
We call it the “kishkes” question. Any politician can mouth platitudes that sound good to Jewish voters. But most of us can differentiate between a politician who knows the right things to say versus one who truly understands the Jewish experience and why Israel …

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[24 Nov 2013 | Comments Off | ]

The following letter was sent to Elizabeth May, Leader of the Green Party of Canada, regarding her position on Israeli “democracy”.

Elizabeth May
Leader of the Green Party of Canada
You were quoted in the “Jewish Tribune” as saying that “Israel plays as the bulwark of democracy in the Middle East.” It seems to me that you “have not thought through the real politic of life in the Middle East” to quote you.
Here are the facts:
Israel has over fifty laws that discriminate against 20% of its Christian and Muslim citizens:
See also the Index …

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[22 Apr 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Statement on Syria

No to US-led intervention in Syria
April 21, 2013 – Canada Palestine Association-Vancouver is alarmed by the escalating violence in Syria

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[17 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | ]
We Lost “Splitting the Sky”, a Mohawk Warrior and Activist

Canada Palestine Association is deeply saddened by the recent passing of Mohawk warrior and indigenous activist Splitting the Sky (John Boncore)

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[6 Mar 2013 | Comments Off | ]
Sincere Condolences on the Passing of the Great Leader Hugo Chávez‏

Canada Palestine Association and Voice of Palestine Statement On the Passing of Hugo Chávez

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[24 Dec 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Palestinians in Solidarity with Idle No More and Indigenous Rights

Palestinians in Solidarity with Idle No More

See related article in Haaretz. Palestinians and Canadian natives join hands to protest colonization

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[7 May 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Peretz Centre, Vancouver Supports the Continuing Palestinian Nakba

…now is the time for Jewish people (to quote Ilan Pappe) to focus on what is just, not simply what seems possible or convenient at this current juncture in time.

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[13 Mar 2012 | Comments Off | ]

For many years now, Gilad Atzmon, a musician born in Israel and currently living in the United Kingdom, has taken on the self-appointed task of defining for the Palestinian movement the nature of our struggle, and the philosophy underpinning it. He has done so through his various blogs and Internet outlets, in speeches, and in articles. He is currently on tour in the United States promoting his most recent book, entitled, ‘The Wandering Who.’
With this letter, we call for the disavowal of Atzmon by fellow Palestinian organizers, as well as …

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[10 Mar 2012 | Comments Off | ]

The following is a statement issued by the Canada Palestine Association, Vancouver.
The list of group and individual endorsers is at the end of the statement.
We hope you support this statement by endorsing it and check back for further updates on the campaign.
Thank you.

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[5 Feb 2012 | Comments Off | ]
Palestinian Committee’s Call to Support Voice of Palestine‏

The Palestinian Committee of the Canada Palestine Association (CPA) extends its full support to the Voice of Palestine (VOP)