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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

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