Tous les posts pour septembre 2006

Toronto Conference on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Campaign

29 septembre 2006 | Posté dans Boycott, Palestine, Résistance

Boycotting Israeli Apartheid: The Struggle Continues
Conference on the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Campaign
Ontario Institute for Studies in Education, Toronto, 6-8 October 2006

Register now. (If you are planning to go to this conference from Montreal, you are welcome to coordinate travel with us at Tadamon.)

Featuring:
Jamal Jum’a – Coordinator, Stop the Wall Campaign (Palestine)
Willie Madisha – Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU)
Salim Vally – Palestine Solidarity Committee (South Africa)

As the Israeli states works to finalize its apartheid laws, walls, and the bantustanization of the indigenous Palestinian people and prepares to eliminate popular resistance to its aggression in the region, the Palestinian and Lebanese people remain steadfast under increasingly brutal conditions. Meanwhile, the economic and political leaderships of Western governments, with the US and Canada at the forefront, have increased their efforts to normalize international relations with the Israeli apartheid regime.  

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Palestinian Refugee Camp Images 2006

23 septembre 2006 | Posté dans Palestine, Résistance

Before the Israeli assault on Lebanon, Tadamon! delegation member Stefan Christoff visited Mar Elias and Borj el Barajneh, two of the Palestinian Refugee Camps located in Beirut. Palestinians have been living in the camps for generations but are still being denied the right of return to their homeland. At the same time, they are denied many of their basic economic and civil rights by Lebanon.

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Christoff’s photo essay documents the state of these two camps and the continued struggle. 

Impact of Israel’s attack on migrant workers and refugees

20 septembre 2006 | Posté dans Guerre et terrorisme

The massive attack on Lebanon in July displaced Lebanese but also affected Lebanon’s hundreds of thousands of migrant workers and refugees.

The Migration Policy Institute, prepared a report – The Lebanese Crisis and Its Impact on Immigrants and Refugees, by Kara Murphy – summarising some of the impact according to official sources.

White flags, not a legitimate target

19 septembre 2006 | Posté dans Autre, Guerre et terrorisme

Israel must take responsibility for the dreadful human toll in Lebanon

By Peter Bouckaert, Emergencies Director, Human Rights Watch

Published in Guardian Unlimited

Day after day, Israeli government spokesmen insist that everything they are doing accords with international humanitarian law. Endless communiqués insist that Israel’s behaviour is “proportionate”. Let us be blunt: those claims are fantasy, as the carnage in Qana has shown once again.

I have seen my share of modern wars, as a researcher at Human Rights Watch. In Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq, we found many civilian casualties due to bombing campaigns. Civilians fleeing attacks were hit by mistake. In Iraq, US bombs often hit civilian homes, hours after Saddam Hussein or members of his inner circle had left, missing their legitimate targets but killing civilians. In Lebanon it is a very different picture. Time after time, Israel strikes at civilian homes and civilian vehicles attempting to flee the besieged southern border zone, killing families without any military objective in sight.

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Critics Decry “Destroy and Lend” Policy in Lebanon

17 septembre 2006 | Posté dans Économie, Autre, Guerre et terrorisme

by Emad Mekay, Committee for the Cancellation of the Third World Debt

http://www.cadtm.org/article.php3?id_article=2017

Lebanon is firmly en route to becoming the third nation in the Middle East after Iraq and the Palestinian territories to experience a devastating Washington-backed war and a massive influx of new illegitimate debt to cover reconstruction expenses, anti-debt activists say. (Lire la suite…)

FEUX DE LA GUERRE ET VOIX DE LA RÉSISTANCE

16 septembre 2006 | Posté dans Impérialisme, Résistance, Solidarité, Guerre et terrorisme

STRATÉGIES DE SOLIDARITÉ AVEC LE LIBAN À MONTRÉAL

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MERCREDI, le 27 septembre à 20 heures
Auditorium Frank Dawson Adams
3450, rue Université, 2ème étage
[au coin des rues Milton et Université; métro McGill]
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Conférenciers et conférencières * Repas Iftar communautaire * Poésie * Films * Halte-Garderie gratuite

Tract pour anoncer l’événement ici.    Affiche ici.    Annonce pour la radio ici.

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Radio Tadamon! Echoes of War from Beirut to Montreal

16 septembre 2006 | Posté dans Radio Tadamon!

Radio Tadamon! Echoes of War from Beirut to Montreal
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This edition of Radio Tadamon! features sounds from Beirut recorded during the height of the Israeli assault on Lebanon and voices from the streets of Montreal recorded during multiple solidarity demonstrations with the Lebanese people.

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Poètes contre la guerre ! Compte rendu et liens

15 septembre 2006 | Posté dans Culture, Résistance, Solidarité, Guerre et terrorisme

Poètes contre la guerre ! Une soirée inédite de poésie engagée

Le mercredi 30 août 2006, à Casa del Popolo, une soirée bénéfice pour le Liban, 20 poètes de toutes origines venus chanter, dire, partager un même combat : contre la guerre.

Petit compte rendu d’une soirée poétique et musicale, entre magie, révolte, colère, rires et espoir. Biographie des poètes et vidéo en ligne.

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Unstoppable

15 septembre 2006 | Posté dans Résistance, Guerre et terrorisme

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Peace Activist Interrupts Blair Press Conference in Lebanon

15 septembre 2006 | Posté dans Médias indépendants, Résistance, Solidarité

From Democracy Now
Caoimhe Butterly dragged out by security guards

In Lebanon, thousands of demonstrators filled the streets of Beirut Monday to protest a visit by British Prime Minister Tony Blair. Blair held a joint press conference with Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora. It was interrupted by Irish peace activist Caoimhe Butterly who yelled out “Shame on you, Tony Blair.”

Photo by: Andrew Stern

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