All posts for March 2012

Commemorate Palestinian Land Day

March 29th, 2012 | Posted in Boycott, Canada, Palestine, Quebec, Solidarity

Solidarity with student struggles from Québec to Palestine !

March 21st, 2012 | Posted in Boycott, Canada, Quebec, Solidarity
    Palestine solidarity contingent at 22/03 Montreal protest against tuition hikes.

    Thursday, March 22, 13h
    South/east corner St. Catherine/Peel
    Montreal, Québec
    photo Palestinian students in Gaza Strip.

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Syria Solidarity Statement 03/2012

March 16th, 2012 | Posted in Canada, Hezbollah, Solidarity, Syria, Tadamon!

Montreal, March 2012 | Statement supporting the Syrian movement for dignity and self-determination and opposing militarization of the struggle and foreign military intervention.

Photo: Syrian refugees protest during a demonstration against Bashar el-Assad at Reyhanli refugee camp in Antakya, on March 15, 2012.

The Syrian people continue to demand their rights and liberties and the end of the al-Assad regime. The Syrian state has responded with brutal repression.

Since the uprising began, the Syrian regime’s propaganda machine has labelled those calling for freedom and justice “criminals”, “terrorists” and religious fanatics. It has also claimed that they are foreign agents with a mission to install a puppet regime that would abandon regional resistance movements and sign a peace agreement with Israel.

In truth, Syrians are engaged in a legitimate struggle to change an untenable local reality: a brutal authoritarian state that has governed through intimidation, fear and repression for 40 years; a security apparatus that arrests and detains citizens arbitrarily and that subjects them to torture and other abuse with impunity; increasing impoverishment, unemployment, income and wealth disparity and uncertainty about the future due to neo-liberal economic policies in recent decades.

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Photos: Artists Against Apartheid 11/03/2012

March 12th, 2012 | Posted in Palestine, Quebec, Solidarity, Tadamon!
    photo essay via Heri Rakotomalala

    Photo Ensemble Acalanto performs at Artists Against Apartheid.

View beautiful photographs from the eighteenth Artists Against Apartheid concert in Montreal via Heri Rakotomalala.

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Artists Against Apartheid XVIII

March 11th, 2012 | Posted in Canada, Culture, Events, Palestine, Solidarity, Tadamon!
    featuring NYC hip-hop collective Rebel Diaz, at Israeli Apartheid Week 2012

    Sunday, March 11, 2012
    doors 20h, $10 in advance | $12 at door
    O Patro Vys
    356 avenue du Mont-Royal est
    Montreal, Quebec
    facebook event

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Conference: The Syrian Uprisings and the Question of Resistance

March 10th, 2012 | Posted in Canada, Resistance, Syria

speaker: Bassam Haddad an event within Israeli Apartheid Week 2012 in Montreal

    Monday, March 12

    6:30pm, Concordia University
    1455 de Maisonneuve West, H – 763
    (Guy-Concordia metro)
    facebook event

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Solidarity with Palestinian Women!

March 9th, 2012 | Posted in Canada, Solidarity, Tadamon!

The Ongoing Egyptian Revolution

March 9th, 2012 | Posted in Egypt, Revolution, Solidarity, Tadamon!

More Dishonest Rhetoric from Honest Reporting Canada

March 3rd, 2012 | Posted in Canada, Independent Media, Palestine, Quebec

Tadamon! Collective 2012. More Dishonest Rhetoric from Honest Reporting Canada

Photo A protester flies the Palestinian flag at the start of the regular protest n the village of Nil’in to demonstrate against land confiscation and the separation wall.

In a recent piece entitled “The Apartheid Myth: HRC Responds to Tadamon!”, Honest Reporting Canada (HRC) took issue with a letter written by Jewish members of the Tadamon! collective. HRC’s principal contention is that the letter (“Don’t Conflate Judaism with Zionism,” Wednesday, January 12, 2012) in the McGill Daily “recycled the tired Israeli Apartheid canard” while putting forth compensatory rhetorical arguments that “lack[ed] in substance.”

This disingenuous tactic of dismissing factual arguments critical of Israel as “canards,” so as to avoid the responsibility of earnestly responding to their content, is both cowardly and insincere. While Tadamon! offered specific examples of several Israeli laws and policies (out of the thirty or so) that discriminate against Palestinians, HRC offered no comment on these legal instruments of apartheid. Furthermore, HRC’s response is filled with inaccuracies and dubious statistics, most of which are themselves “recycled” from questionable sources.

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