All posts for August 2011

Photos: Shadia Mansour at Artists Against Apartheid

August 30th, 2011 | Posted in Boycott, Canada, Palestine, Quebec
    photos via Artists Against Apartheid concert at Suoni per il Popolo.

Photo: Stacyann Lee. Palestinian hip-hop artist Shadia Mansour at La Sala Rossa.

A photography set highlighting images from sixteenth edition of Artists Against Apartheid this past June 2011 in Montreal at La Sala Rossa as part of the annual Suoni per il Popolo festival.

Upwards of three-hundred people attended the concert featuring celebrated Palestinian hip-hop artist Shadia Mansour, Montreal-Iraqi hip-hop artist The Narcicyst and indigenous hip-hop artist Samian, representing Quebec’s Algonquin communities.

Photos in this series are captured by photographers Darren Ell and Stacyann Lee.


National Campus and Community Radio Association of Canada joins BDS movement

August 18th, 2011 | Posted in Boycott, Canada, Palestine

press release on NCRA resolution in solidarity with Palestine, August 10, 2011.

    Photo: Matthew Cassel Refugee tents in Gaza post 2009 Israeli bombing.

The National Campus and Community Radio Association (NCRA), an organization representing 82 radio stations from every corner of Canada, adopted a motion at its annual general meeting on June 10, 2011, in the city of Halifax to endorse the call for Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) against Israeli apartheid. In doing so, the NCRA is proudly the first national media organization in Canada to join the global movement for BDS.


Photos: Cairo Morning Prayer Protest at Tahrir

August 2nd, 2011 | Posted in Egypt, Politics
    Photo via journalist Anjali Kamat

    Photo: Ramadan morning protest in Cairo, Egypt.

Photograph taken on Tuesday, August 2nd just after morning prayer via journalist Anjali Kamat in Cairo, Egypt, protest opposing post-revolution rule via Supreme Council of Armed Forces (SCAF) in Egypt.

Photos taken in the hours after the Egyptian military attack on Tahrir Square protest camp calling for an end to military rule and for an end to the ongoing imprisonment of protesters after the successful revolution that overthrew Hosni Mubarak.


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