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Here are the Archived entries for 11 2015


*Stolen Land: First Nations and Palestinians at the Frontline of Resistance*
Nov 16, 2015 at 01:26 PM

With: Robert Lovelace, Dima Alansari and Glen Coulthard

Friday, November 27 @ 7pm

SFU Downtown, Room 1700
515 West Hastings, Unceded Coast Salish Territories

For more information: info@seriouslyfreespeech.ca

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A Conversation About BDS
Nov 02, 2015 at 09:28 PM
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Yonatan Shapira: from Israeli Air Force Officer to Solidarity Activist
Nov 02, 2015 at 07:38 PM
Irving K. Barber Learning Centre, 1961 East Mall, UBC, Vancouver
Nov 3, 6:30 pm, Admission by donation

A talk by a former Israeli air force officer who denounced as war crimes the "targeted assassinations" carried out by Israel in the densely-populated Gaza Strip. A co-founder of Combatants for Peace and member of Boycott from Within (Israelis supporting the Palestinian campaign of Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions), Yonatan sailed on three boats carrying humanitarian aid, challenging the Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip.

The talk is hosted by the Progressive Jewish Alliance at UBC, a new organization that strives to open up the campus discourse on Palestine and Israel. Additional co-sponsoring groups are Canadian Boat to Gaza, Canadian Memorial United Church, Independent Jewish Voices-Vancouver, Kairos-Metro Vancouver, the Social Justice Committee of the Unitarian Church of Vancouver, and the Vancouver Monthly Meeting of the Society of Friends (Quakers). 
Does Baird even know what they are?

Israeli newspaper outlines Palestinian demands

Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird has been actively supporting the "unconditional" ceasefire proposed by Netanyahu and backed by Egypt. While it appears "humanitarian", an unconditional ceasefire would mean going back to the status quo before the recent hostilities and continuing Israel's punishing blockade of Gaza. But has Baird even considered what the Palestinians are asking for? It's actually quite reasonable.

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