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[4 Apr 2011 | Comments Off on Fundraising event: Canadian Boat to Gaza | ]
Fundraising event: Canadian Boat to Gaza

Grandview Calvary Baptist Church – 1803 East 1st Avenue
April 10th, 2011
Come for soup @6:45pm followed by presentation @7:30pm

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[21 Dec 2010 | Comments Off on BDS Picket in Vancouver, Canada | ]
BDS Picket in Vancouver, Canada

On Nov. 27, 2010, activists in Vancouver held a picket to boycott Mountain Equipment Coop MEC due to its insistence on partnering with an Israeli company that has ties to the Israeli military industry…

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[21 Nov 2010 | Comments Off on UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People 2010 | ]

A public forum on Palestine
Date: Sunday, 28th November, 2010
Time: 2:00pm
Location: Strawberry Hill Library, 7399 122 St, Surrey, BC V3W 5J2
Admission: A free event, however we are expecting your generous donations for Canadian Boat to Gaza project.
Featuring Speaker Kevin Neish:
The Canadian survivor of Gaza Freedom Flotilla. Kevin Neish was among others on MV Mavi Marmara, one of the six ships of Gaza Freedom Flotilla where clashes broke out after activists resisted the Israeli forces. Nine activists were killed (Eight Turkish nationals and a Turkish-American), and dozens …

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[20 Nov 2010 | Comments Off on UN International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People 2010 | ]

Boycott Picket
Date: Saturday, November 27th, 2010
Time: 2:00pm
Location: Mountain Equipment Co-op (MEC) store in Vancouver (130 W. Broadway)
Facebook Event Link: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=164447990251209#!/event.php?eid=168269389865850
Boycott MEC Facebook Group: http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=67435995820#!/group.php?gid=113406218712252

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[15 Nov 2010 | Comments Off on George Galloway Speaks: Free Palestine, Free Afghanistan, Free Speech | ]

Date: Monday, November 22, 2010
Time: 7:30pm (Doors at 6.30pm)
Location: St Andrew’s-Wesley United Church (Corner of Burrard & Nelson Street, Vancouver)
Admission: Tickets: $15 / unwaged or low-income $10. Available soon at People’s Coop Bookstore (1391 Commercial Dr.)
Come and hear the person Jason Kenney and his office tried and failed to prevent from speaking in Canada. George Galloway’s Vancouver appearance is part of a 10-day, 10-city pan-Canadian speaking tour.
Organized locally by StopWar.ca Coalition. Co-sponsored by Canadian Boat to Gaza, Seriously Free Speech Committee and UBC-Solidarity for Palestinian Human …

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[14 Nov 2010 | Comments Off on The Canadian Premiere of “Degrees of Incarceration” (2009) | ]

Date: Sunday, November 21, 2010
Time: 11:00am
Location: Vancity Theatre, at 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver.
Admission: Tickets, which can be purchased online at www.ticketstonight.ca or at the door, cost $7.
The Canadian premiere of “Degrees of Incarceration” (2009), a Palestine-US co-production was directed by Amahl Bishara, will be shown in Vancouver on Sunday, November 21, 2010, at 11am.
Degrees of Incarceration http://degreesofincarceration.com/index.html documents the effects political imprisonment has on a community of Palestinians in the West Bank. More than 6,000 Palestinians, including more than 300 children under the age of 18, …

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[5 Nov 2010 | Comments Off on Fundraiser for the Canadian Boat to Gaza | ]

Date: Friday, Nov. 12, 2010
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Unitarian Church, 949 W. 49th (at Oak), Vancouver
Admission: Admission: $10 (limited income) and $15 (regular) Door prizes, Silent Auction – All monies collected will go to the Canadian Boat to Gaza http://canadaboatgaza.org
Facebook Event Link: http://www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=164447990251209
Featuring the Vancouver Premiere:
SEVEN DAYS FROM A GAZA DIARY – A riveting personal account of the first seven days of Israel’s 2008-09 military assault on Gaza, written by a young woman living under the bombing. The first part of 27-year-old Khulood Ghanem’s diary has been adapted …

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[11 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on Eyewitness Report: Israeli Massacre on Gaza Freedom Flotilla | ]

A Public Forum With Flotilla Survivor Kevin Neish
Date: Friday, June 18, 2010
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Vancouver Public Library (Central Branch), Alice McKay Room
350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Free admission. Donations will be collected and all proceeds will go the next Freedom Flotillas.
For more information email sphr.ubc@gmail.com or phone Omar Shaban 604-379-4050
Sponsored by:

Boycott Israeli Apartheid Campaign (BIAC)
Canadian Islamic Congress
Canada Palestine Association
Canada Palestine Support Network
Independent Jewish Voices (IJV)
Jews for a Just Peace
No One Is Illegal
Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights (SPHR) UBC
Voice of Palestine

Kevin Neish, from Victoria, B.C., was a part of …

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[1 Jun 2010 | Comments Off on Gaza Freedom Flotilla Global Day of Action | ]

Rally and March
Date: Saturday, June 5, 2010
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Vancouver Art Gallery (Georgia Side)
750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC
Facebook Event Link: http://www.facebook.com/#!/event.php?eid=118805384828639
On Saturday, June 5, human rights and community organizations will mobilize to join an emergency Global BDS Day of Action called by the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC). In Vancouver, join us to protest the fatal attacks by apartheid Israel on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla carrying humanitarian aid to the occupied and besieged Gaza Strip (please see full BNC call-out at:
June 5 also marks …

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[29 May 2010 | Comments Off on A Sea of Black: Protest the Israeli Massacre of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla! | ]

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 …