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Feb 01, 2020 at 01:29 PM
Sunday, Feb. 2, 2:30-4 pm, Vancouver Art Gallery

(Hosted by Canada Palestine Association, Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights-UBC, Vancouver Peace Council, ILPS Canada, Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network) The Trump Administration has just unveiled the details of its “Deal Of The Century”. This plan includes, but is not limited to:
  • Giving legitimacy to illegal Israeli settlements in Palestine
  • Annexing parts of the West Bank (including the Jordan Valley)
  • Granting Palestinians a “state” made up of non-contiguous cantons similar to the Bantustans under apartheid in South Africa.
  • Liquidating the Palestinian right of return.
These are just some of the aspects from this plan that has already been rejected by the Palestinian people and its leadership at large.

The road to Palestinian freedom lays first and foremost in addressing Israel’s regime of settler-colonialism, occupation and apartheid, in Israel dismantling its illegal settlements as well as recognition of the right for return.

Only consistent pressure on Israel, including through support for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement, can bring about lasting and meaningful change for both Israelis and Palestinians.
Falling Arab dictatorships and Israeli government panic
By Mordecai Briemberg
February 1, 2011


The walls are crumbling. The walls behind which dictators indulge in decadent opulence while "their" people are mired in wretched circumstance. The walls behind which "leaders" secretly sell -- for personal gain -- the rights of the people they claim to represent.

Across North Africa and the Middle East, across the Arab world, for decades dictatorship and deepening corruption, firmly supported by imperial powers, seemed beyond challenge. Today, once "stable" regimes are now facing a popular reckoning.

From the vantage point of Palestine, there are three new dynamics.

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