1976 PLO Meeting in Vancouver

Here is an archival look at what Palestinian activists were doing in Vancouver in 1976. A Palestine Liberation Organization PLO delegation was attending the UN Habitat Conference, after several attempts to block their participation. The local community organized several events to bring the Palestinian voice to a broader sector of Canadian society, from films and exhibits to a major public meeting that highlighted Shafiq al-Hout as the keynote speaker and poetry by Mahmoud Darwish.… Read more