All posts for May 2011

Montreal: Building Solidarity from South Africa to Palestine

May 28th, 2011 | Posted in Boycott, Canada, Palestine, Quebec, Events, Other, Solidarity
    As part of the Quebec-Canada trade union solidarity tour May/June 2011.

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    Wednesday June 1st, 7pm
    Centre St. Pierre, room 200
    1212, rue Panet (metro Beaudry)
    Montreal, Quebec
    Facebook event

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Imaging Apartheid benefit!

May 27th, 2011 | Posted in Boycott, Canada, Palestine, Events, Solidarity

musical celebrations for Palestine. photo Bird flying in Palestinian sky.

    Monday, May 30, 2011
    doors 20h | $6
    Kaza Maza
    4629, avenue du Parc
    Montreal, Quebec
    facebook event

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Photo: Egypt solidarity in Bil’in

May 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Palestine, Egypt
    photo via Israeli photo activist collective ActiveStills

    Photo: ActiveStills Solidarity with Egypt, Bil’in, Palestine, 5/2/2011.

As hundreds-of-thousands of Egyptians took to the streets in opposition to the US-backed dictatorship of Hosni Mubarak solidarity protests were sparked across the world, including in occupied Palestine. In Bil’in village in the West Bank local residents staged a Egypt solidarity protests as part of their weekly demonstrations in opposition to the Israeli apartheid wall which cuts through the agricultural lands of the village.

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McGill and Concordia must boycott Technion

May 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Boycott, Canada, Palestine
    May 23, 2011, by Elliott Frayheyt.

    Photo Israeli soldiers arrest crying Palestinian youth.

In the wake of successful/ongoing divestment campaigns at Hampshire College, UC Berkeley, Carleton University, and the University of Johannesburg, a group of students, faculty and community members in Montreal have started to organize a campaign to sever the links between the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology, and Concordia and McGill university. Several months ago, this group published a report entitled “Structures of Oppression” that outlines the ‘strong bilateral student exchange programs, joint research projects, and collaborative scholarships’ that Concordia/McGill share with Technion in Haifa.

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Netanyahu and the one-state solution

May 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Palestine
    Al Jazeera by Neve Gordon, 23 May 2011.

    Photo: Israeli flag fading into history?

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will address US legislators on Tuesday. He will, no doubt, tell members of Congress that he supports a two-state solution, but his support will be predicated on four negative principles: no to Israel’s full withdrawal to the 1967 borders; no to the division of Jerusalem; no to the right of return for Palestinian refugees; and no to a Palestinian military presence in the new state.

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Photos: Salim Vally on Palestine solidarity in South Africa

May 23rd, 2011 | Posted in Boycott, Canada, Palestine, Quebec
    photo essay via Ion Etxebarria

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    Photo: South African activist Salim Vally speaking at McGill University.

In May 2011 South African academic and activist Salim Vally gave a lecture at McGill University in Montreal entitled ‘Reading Edward Said in South Africa‘, the presentation focused on the growing Palestine solidarity movement in South Africa and specifically the recent move at the University of Johannesburg to sever links with Ben Gurion university. Salim highlighted the recent step toward the international boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) campaign in South Africa within a history of struggle in South Africa for liberation and in opposition to apartheid. Photographer Ion Etxebarria captured the event in photographs at McGill University.

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Photo: Toward Return

May 20th, 2011 | Posted in Lebanon, Palestine
    photo via Nakba protest at Lebanon/Palestine border May 2011.

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Photo: Palestinian march toward return, at Lebanon’s border to historic Palestine.

A Palestinian man holding a Palestinian flag looks toward fellow demonstrators gathering to commemorate Nakba on May 15, 2011. Palestinian refugees from throughout Lebanon converged at Lebanon’s historic border with Palestine to demand and protest for their right to return to Palestine as refugees, outlined in UN resolution 242.

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Photo: Diving in Beirut

May 20th, 2011 | Posted in Beirut
    photography via Tamara Abdul Hadi

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    Photo: Youth in Lebanon dive into the Mediterranean in Raouché, Beirut.

In Lebanon youth relentlessly test the Mediterranean waters by diving into the sea at Raouché in the capital Beirut. Amazing photographer Tamara Abdul Hadi captured these beautiful moments in a photo series on Raouché.

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Artists Against Apartheid XVI

May 20th, 2011 | Posted in Boycott, Canada, Palestine, Tadamon!, Events
    featuring Palestinian artist Shadia Mansour. photo via Tamara Abdul Hadi

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    Thursday June 9, 2011
    doors 8pm, $12-14
    Sala Rossa
    4848 St. Laurent
    metro Laurier or bus 55
    facebook event

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Anti-authoritarian perspectives on the ongoing revolutions

May 19th, 2011 | Posted in Egypt, Events, Other

workshop in En. with Fr. whisper translation, for the Montreal Anarchist Bookfair

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    from the gulf to the ocean:
    Egypt, Tunisia, Yemen, Bahrain, Libya, Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Palestine
    Sunday May 22, 2011, 11h-12h45
    Comité d’éducation aux adultes de la Petite-Bourgogne et de St-Henri
    (CEDA) salle 202, 515 rue Delisle
    metro Lionel-Groulx
    facebook event

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