On May 15, activists in BC came out to commemorate #Nakba74 and demand justice for Palestine. In Vancouver, several hundred people attended a rally at the Vancouver Art Gallery. Presentations included Solidarity Notes Choir; Columpa Bobb reading poetry for her late mom, indigenous poet Lee Maracle; and several speakers, including Palestinian-Canadian writer and journalist Khaled Barakat. The crowd then marched to the U.S.… Read more
As Israeli forces are stepping up their brutality against Palestinians, activists in British Columbia are taking to the streets to show support for the Palestinian struggle. On April 23, there is an action in Surrey, BC to Stand for Palestine and to highlight Palestinian political prisoners.
And on April 16, an information picket to say “No to Israeli Apartheid Wines” was held at the BC Liquor Store on Commercial Drive, Vancouver.… Read more
Our “Friends of the Campaign” initiative highlights notable friends and allies who have endorsed our letter campaign to “Tell BC Govt to Pull Israeli Apartheid Wines!”. We appreciate the support of Roger Waters, Libby Davies, former and current Vancouver city councillors, IJV members, local artists, lawyer Dimitri Lascaris and professor Sunera Thobani amongst others. (The list of endorsers to date follows the text of the letter.)… Read more
Saturday, April 16 3-5 pm
BC Liquor Store, 1520 Commercial Dr., Vancouver
Picket & Public Education Action
Join us to hand out leaflets, get signatures on our action network letter, and outreach to promote the “Tell BC Govt to Pull Israeli Apartheid Wines” campaign.
Major international and Israeli human right groups, including Amnesty International, have determined that Israel is committing the crime of apartheid.… Read more
Send your letter now to support the campaign.
The campaign in British Columbia to Tell the BC Govt to Pull Israeli Apartheid Wines is gaining momentum. On March 26, activists were out on the streets in both Victoria and Vancouver to once again highlight the complicity of the BC government in Israeli war crimes. Both cities carried banners and signs calling on consumers to not support Israeli apartheid, and hundreds of flyers were handed out.… Read more
Sat., March 26th, 2 pm
Broadway-Commercial Station, Vancouver
Join us on Saturday, March 26 for a Palestine stand! We’ll distribute information, materials, stickers and more, as well as sign letters to support the #BoycottIsraeliWines campaign. Take solidarity photos, and bring signs, banners, Palestinian flags and keffiyehs!
March 30 is the Day of the Land, when Palestinians and supporters of Palestine commemorate and continue the struggle to remain on the land and to liberate the land from Zionist colonialism.… Read more
The Day of Action to Boycott Israeli Wines, Don’t Drink with Apartheid on Feb. 5 featured pickets in two major BC cities as well as solidarity selfies from other parts of Canada. This was just the latest round of protests in a campaign that has been ongoing since 2008, and has been “punching above its weight” since its inception.
Since Israeli wines first came on the shelves in BC’s publicly-owned liquor stores, dedicated local activists have carried the Boycott Israeli Wines, Don’t Drink with Apartheid theme forward.… Read more
BC Government: Stop Profiting off Israeli War Crimes
Vancouver picket Feb. 5: 3 pm, BC Liquor Store Alberni & Bute (768 Bute St.)
Boycott Israeli Wines Picket – Day of Action | Facebook
The British Columbia Liquor Distribution Branch is complicit in violations of Palestinian human rights. Despite calls from multiple local organizations for a boycott of Israeli wines, many produced in occupied Palestinian and Syrian territories in the West Bank and the Golan Heights, they continue to be sold in publicly owned BC Liquor Stores.… Read more
SATURDAY, 15 JANUARY 2022 at 2 PM
Palestinian Liberation: A New Path Forward
1803 E 1st Ave, Vancouver
Check Samidoun’s report on this event
SATURDAY, 22 JANUARY 2022 at 2 PM
Freedom for Ahmad Sa’adat: Protest and Postering for Palestine
Commercial–Broadway station, Vancouver
And join us for our Feb. 5 Day of Action to Boycott Israeli Wines and tell the BC NDP government to stop profiting off Israeli war crimes!