Tadamon! Bulletin

Against further war in Iraq and Canada’s involvement

October 24th, 2014 | Posted in Iraq, Quebec, Tadamon!, Solidarity

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    Tadamon! Montréal statement – octobre 2014 (photo Noah Addis)

We reject the Canadian government’s decision to join a US-led bombing campaign against the Islamic State (IS) in Iraq. There is little doubt that these acts of violence will have devastating consequences for people living in the region, and will only serve to further conflict and suffering.

In early October, the Conservative government passed a motion in Parliament to go to war without even the pretense of democratic process. This decision authorizes the Canadian military to conduct air strikes for up to six months and includes the deployment of six CF-18 fighter jets, a refuelling tanker aircraft, two surveillance planes, one airlift plane, and about 600 air crew members. Canada joins the US, Great Britain, France, Australia and about a dozen other states, (including authoritarian regimes in Saudi Arabia and others parts of the Arabian/Persian Gulf) in what US President Barack Obama has declared to be “a long-term project.”

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Uprising and Uprooted: refugees in the Syrian struggle in photo and image-2

October 8th, 2014 | Posted in Revolution, Syria, Tadamon!, Events, Solidarity

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    photo credit : Niraz Saied
    exhibit : October 3 to November 7
    vernissage : Friday October 17, 5 à 7

    film screening and closing night : November 7

    location : Café Aquin, local A-2030 (pavillon Hubert-Aquin)
    Université du Québec à Montréal
    405 Sainte-Catherine East, Berri-UQÀM metro
    facebook event

The popular uprising in Syria for liberation and dignity that broke out in March 2011, has, since the beginning, been met with a brutal regime response that has known no limits. The consequences of the Syrian regime’s response have been devastating: destruction of homes, urban neighbourhoods and infrastructure; deepening social divisions that have taken the form of sometimes violent, armed confrontation; deaths of civilians reaching over 150,000 persons; widening fear and distrust; countless injured; the uprooting of millions. In the face and in the aftermath of regime bombardment, siege, atrocity and aggression millions have taken flight and sought refuge within Syria, in neighbouring states and in states beyond the region.

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Members of the Legal Community Against the Israeli Assault on Gaza

August 21st, 2014 | Posted in Canada, Palestine, Prisoners, Solidarity

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    members of the Legal Community Condemn Assault on Gaza

A group of law students studying at the Faculty of Law at McGill University drafted a statement, in English and French, on behalf of themselves, and the broader legal community to condemn the continued violence against Gaza by Israeli forces. Specifically, the statement condemns the civilian causalities, the destruction of civilian infrastructure, and the violations of international law. The statement was written in response to the lack of vocal opposition, and in an effort to create a network of people united against such injustice.

The statement, entitled, “Members of the Legal Community Against the Israeli Assault on Gaza,” was circulated among law students, law professors, and legal organizations alike over the past weeks. It has gained support from over 50 people and organizations, including the Association des juristes progressistes in Quebec.
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From Outrage to Action: Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions

August 19th, 2014 | Posted in Boycott, Canada, Palestine, Quebec

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    popular education on the Palestinian solidarity movement
    Wednesday, August, 20th 2014
    17h30 métro Mont-Royal
    facebook event
    Montréal, Québec

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Gaza-Quebec solidarity ! demonstration

August 9th, 2014 | Posted in Boycott, Canada, Palestine, Quebec, Events

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    August 10, 2014
    midi @ Place Émilie-Gamelin
    facebook event
    Montréal, Québec

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Viva Palestina — Solidarity demonstration

August 3rd, 2014 | Posted in Boycott, Canada, Palestine, Quebec, Politics

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    Wednesday, August 6, 2014
    5:30pm métro Mont-Royal
    Montréal, Québec
    facebook event

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Palestine Under the Stars

July 30th, 2014 | Posted in Boycott, Palestine, Tadamon!, Events, Politics, Repression

Outdoor film screening (and discussion) of Road Map to Apartheid at Cafe Touski

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    Thursday, August 7th
    7:30pm, Coop Café Touski
    2361 Ontario, East Montréal
    (facebook event)
    metro Frontenac

Join Tadamon! on Thursday August 7th for an outdoor screening of the 2012 film Roadmap to Apartheid, a documentary that compares State policies in South Africa and Israel. We will also have a moderated discussion about the origins of Israeli Apartheid, and how we can continue to express solidarity with Gaza through ongoing support of the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions movement.

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Montréal : Solidarity with Gaza

July 29th, 2014 | Posted in Canada, Palestine, Quebec, Solidarity
    la communauté s’exprime / solidarité avec la Palestine !

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    photo par Thien V. — 16 juillet 2014.

Demonstration — Solidarity with Gaza

July 29th, 2014 | Posted in Palestine, Quebec, Events

bring flags of resistance / casseroles to express our collective solidarity for Palestine !

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    mercredi, 30 juillet, 2014
    17h30 métro Mont-Royal
    facebook event
    Montréal, Québec

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Wednesday July 23rd: Vigil and Demonstration Against the Invasion of Gaza and the Shuja’iya Massacre

July 21st, 2014 | Posted in Other

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Vigil and Demonstration in Solidarity with Gaza

    Wednesday July 23rd, 2014
    5:30pm-7:30pm
    Location: Outside Mont-Royal Metro, Montreal, Quebec

Israel’s attack on Gaza continues. This newest assault began July 8 with air and naval bombardments and has since led to a ground invasion, leaving at least 546 dead and over 3000 injured.
On Sunday, July 20, at least 97 Gaza residents were killed by IDF shelling in the middle of night, breaking a Red Cross mediated ceasefire. 60 of the dead are from a single neighbourhood, Shuja’iya; according to current reports, most of the injured are children. As of Monday, the rate and severity of Israel’s attacks show no signs of letting up.

Nowhere in Gaza is safe: bombings are targeting apartment blocks, factories, local shops, and the already distressed infrastructure in one of the most densely populated territories in the world. There is no escaping from Israel’s aggression: all border crossings are closed and there is nowhere for the people of Gaza to move to safety.

The Canadian government has effectively supported these killings, cheering Israel on with the complicity of the Liberals and the NDP.

As Israeli bombs continue to drop on Gaza, let’s join together on the streets of Montreal in solidarity with the Palestinian people. Join us as we list the names of victims at a candle-lit vigil and demonstrate in solidarity with the people of Gaza.

Endorsed By:
FNEEQ-CSN
Conceil Central du Montréal Métropolitain-CSN (CCMM-CSN)
Voix juives indépendantes – Montréal
AMUSE-PSAC (Association of McGill University Support Employees, Public Service Alliance of Canada)
Le Bateau canadien pour Gaza / Canadian Boat to Gaza
PAJU (Palestiniens et Juifs Unis / Palestinian and Jewish Unity)
CJPP (Coalition pour la Justice et la Paix en Palestine / Coalition for Justice and Peace in Palestine)
Independent Jewish Voices – Canada
Alternatives
Alternatives International
Samidoun (Canada)
SPHR-Concordia (Students for Palestinian Human Rights)
South Asian Women’s Community Centre (SAWCC)

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