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Here are the Archived entries for 03 2016


For Israel Apartheid Week, SPHR UBC Presents: A Discussion with Aiyanas Ormond and Sid Shniad
Mar 04, 2016 at 01:09 PM

Friday, March 4

4 PM - 6 PM

Michael Kingsmill Forum, UBC, AMS Student Nest in the Student Union, Occupied Coast Salish Territories

As a part of our annual Israeli Apartheid Week, Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights UBC is delighted to present a panel discussion and Q&A with Aiyanas Ormond (BDS Vancouver) and Sid Shniad (Independent Jewish Voices Canada).

The evening will begin with each speaker giving a brief presentation of why their respective organizations were formed and how they have contributed to the cause of Palestinian liberation. This will be followed by a moderated panel discussion. Finally, the night will conclude with an open Q&A. Please come out and join us for this exciting and informative event!

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Launch of the "Nakba-60 Campaign"

BADIL Resource Center for Palestinian Residency and Refugee Rights

29 November 2007

60 Years After the UN Partition Plan

Launch of the "Nakba-60 Campaign" - a Global Campaign for the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People

"We had a country, but they they came and stole our country", members of the old generation of Palestinian refugees from towns and villages in what is now Israel summarize what happened between 1947 - 1949, and they call it the "Nakba" (catastrophe). "Look, they are stealing our country", say Palestinians in the Israeli-occupied West Bank today. They point at Israel's Wall, roads, military checkpoints and Jewish colonies which deprive them of access to some 40 percent of the land and cause more displacement. "This is our Nakba; the Nakba is ongoing", they say.

Today, 60 years after the UN Partition Plan, Palestinians and people of conscience worldwide launch a year-long campaign of public awareness-raising and education about the Nakba and Israel's discriminatory Apartheid-like regime over the Palestinian people in the 1967 OPT, Israel and in exile.

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