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Nov 11, 2004 at 11:00 PM

Vancouver Palestine Community Centre, November 11, 2004A memorial was held in honour of Yasser Arafat's death at the Palestinian Community Center on November 11, 2004. MP Libby Davies and many other visitors were in attendance. Here are a few pictures from the event. CanPalNet sends its condolences to the people of Palestine for the loss of its leader. See selected obituaries below.

Vancouver Palestine Community Centre, November 11, 2004Yasser Arafat, 1929-2004
Obituary, The Electronic Intifada, 10 November 2004

Arafat Irony
by Sylvia Shihadeh and Robert Jensen; Znet, November 11, 2004

Vancouver Palestine Community Centre, November 11, 2004Palestine Greater Than Arafat
Sam Bahour, Ramallah, occupied Palestine, 11 November 2004

After Arafat: Sharon is Still Not Ready to Make Peace
By Ghada Karmi


Vancouver Palestine Community Centre, November 11, 2004In Arafat's aftermath: Peace remains elusive amid political turmoil
By George E. Bisharat, November 12, 2004

How top Labour officials plotted to bring down Jeremy Corbyn

Leaked report shows that staff worked relentlessly to damage the party's leader, including by exploiting antisemitism

The findings of a leaked, 860-page report compiled by the British Labour Party on its handling of antisemitism complaints is both deeply shocking and entirely predictable all at once.

For the first time, extensive internal correspondence between senior party officials has been revealed, proving a years-long plot to destroy Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour leader who recently stepped down.

The report confirms long-held suspicions that suspected cases of antisemitism were exploited by head office staff to try to undermine Corbyn. Anyone who was paying close attention to events in the party over the past five years already had a sense of that.

But the depth of hostility from party managers towards Corbyn – to the extent that they actively sought to engineer his defeat in the 2017 general election – comes as a bombshell even to most veteran Labour watchers.

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