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Here are the Archived entries for 03 2017


Panel on Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions at SFU Burnaby Campus, Thursday at 5pm
Mar 27, 2017 at 03:38 PM

Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions

What

  • an international movement to put pressure on the state of Israel to end violations of Palestinian human rights
  •  non-violent dialogue based approach to ending a conflict
  • ligned with United Nations resolutions and Canadian policy
  • ndorsed by hundreds of thousands of union members and other community groups across Canada

Panel Discussion for TSSU Members
Thursday March 30
5:00pm - 7:00pm
SWH 10041

  • experienced speakers arguing for and against BDS
  • opportunity for members to ask questions and get answers

 Open to the public. Seating priority will go to TSSU members.

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Justice for Hassan Diab, April 5, 7pm, Vancouver Public Library
Mar 27, 2017 at 01:04 PM

With: Don Bayne – Hassan Diab’s lawyer
and Hasan Alam – Critical Muslim Voices

VPL Central Branch
350 West Georgia Street, Unceded Coast Salish Territories

Wednesday, April 5 @ 7pm

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For more information: www.justiceforhassandiab.org
Facebook Event Page :https://www.facebook.com/events/154909335026169/

Sponsored by BCCLA and Hassan Diab Support Committee

Why is Canadian professor Hassan Diab still held in French jail? What can we do?

Dr. Hassan Diab, a sociology professor at the University of Ottawa, was arrested in 2008 in connection with the deadly bombing of a Paris synagogue that occurred in 1980. Throughout his long ordeal – imprisoned and under house arrest in Canada for 6 years, extradited to France in 2014, and now nearly 2½ years in a French prison without being charged  – Diab has maintained his innocence.

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In the enlightened world it's called robbery

Benny Ziffer, Ha'aretz
May 11, 2007

The discovery of Herod's tomb, or to be more precise a few fragments of dressed stone that one archaeology professor has concluded are the remains of Herod's sarcophagus, have preoccupied television news and magazine programs since Tuesday. Amid the general zeal of the Londons and the Kirschenbaums and their talking-heads colleagues for demonstrating their mastery of the history of the Second Temple period, and to revive debates from their youth movement days over whether Herod was good or bad for the Jews, one important detail was forgotten, or almost forgotten: that the excavation of this tomb of Herod was carried out in occupied territory, where Israel has no moral right to dig and certainly not to remove archaeological artifacts. In the enlightened world, what Israel is doing is called robbery.

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