Palestinian “National Poet” Dies

Source: BBC

Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish has died after surgery at the age of 67, hospital and Palestinian officials say. He suffered complications after undergoing open-heart surgery in Houston, Texas, said a spokesman for Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.

The Canada Palestine Association will be holding a memorial event in Mahmoud’s honour:

Mahmoud Darwish
Memorial – Saturday August 16th, 2008 at 7:30 PM
Centre for Socialist Education, 706 Clark Dr., Vancouver

Organized by the Canada Palestine Association
info@cpavancouver.org
www.cpavancouver.org

For more information on this tragic event, see the BBC article.… Read more

Source: BBC

Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish has died after surgery at the age of 67, hospital and Palestinian officials say. He suffered complications after undergoing open-heart surgery in Houston, Texas, said a spokesman for Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas.

The Canada Palestine Association will be holding a memorial event in Mahmoud’s honour:

Mahmoud Darwish
Memorial – Saturday August 16th, 2008 at 7:30 PM
Centre for Socialist Education, 706 Clark Dr., Vancouver

Organized by the Canada Palestine Association
info@cpavancouver.org
www.cpavancouver.org

For more information on this tragic event, see the BBC article.… Read more

Picket BC Liquor Store

BOYCOTT ISRAELI WINES
Next picket June 7th 2-4 pm, BC Liquor Store, 1520 Commercial Dr., Vancouver

On this 60th anniversary of the Palestinian Nakba, the Israeli government has announced plans to “rebrand” its 60 years of dispossession and ethnic cleansing. Here in B.C., the focus of this “rebranding” is the promotion of wines under an Israeli label in B.C. liquor stores, which are now carrying products from the Galil Mountain Winery, the Golan Heights Winery and the Dalton Winery.… Read more