Resisting Attacks on Palestinian Rights

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SFU Harbour Centre Campus Vancouver (Room 7000)

Facebook Event

REPRESSION OF PALESTINIAN RIGHTS UNDER THE GUISE OF ‘COMBATING ANTISEMITISM’

SPEAKERS:
Hanna Kawas, Canada Palestine Association
Charlotte Kates, SAMIDOUN Palestinian Prisoner Support Network
Neil Naiman, Independent Jewish Voices-Vancouver
Sara Sagaii, COPE Organizer
Marion Kawas, BDS Vancouver

Presentations will analyse recent measures taken by governments outside of Israel to repress Palestinian voices and criminalize Palestinian political activity and Palestine solidarity under the guise of ‘combating antisemitism’.… Read more

nullWednesday, October 2, 2019 at 7 PM – 9 PM
SFU Harbour Centre Campus Vancouver (Room 7000)

Facebook Event

REPRESSION OF PALESTINIAN RIGHTS UNDER THE GUISE OF ‘COMBATING ANTISEMITISM’

SPEAKERS:
Hanna Kawas, Canada Palestine Association
Charlotte Kates, SAMIDOUN Palestinian Prisoner Support Network
Neil Naiman, Independent Jewish Voices-Vancouver
Sara Sagaii, COPE Organizer
Marion Kawas, BDS Vancouver

Presentations will analyse recent measures taken by governments outside of Israel to repress Palestinian voices and criminalize Palestinian political activity and Palestine solidarity under the guise of ‘combating antisemitism’.… Read more

I Vote Palestine #IVotePalestine


PLEDGE TO VOTE FOR FREEDOM, JUSTICE AND EQUALITY #IVotePalestine
Facebook Event

Original Statement
Canada Palestine Association encourages all parties, unions, churches and organizations that support the nine basic demands in our campaign to add your names as official endorsers.

If you are a Canadian voter and agree with the event objectives, please mark yourself on the Facebook event as “Going”. Other supporters please mark yourselves as “Interested”.… Read more


PLEDGE TO VOTE FOR FREEDOM, JUSTICE AND EQUALITY #IVotePalestine
Facebook Event

Original Statement
Canada Palestine Association encourages all parties, unions, churches and organizations that support the nine basic demands in our campaign to add your names as official endorsers.

If you are a Canadian voter and agree with the event objectives, please mark yourself on the Facebook event as “Going”. Other supporters please mark yourselves as “Interested”.… Read more

Nakba71 – The Palestinian Narrative

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New video of highlights from meeting:

Excerpts of the excellent talk and reading by Ramzy Baroud at Vancouver's Nakba71 meeting

Posted by Canada Palestine Association on Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Speakers, Films, Personal Testimonies
#ExistResistReturn
Saturday, May 18, 2019, 2pm
SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W. Hastings, Vancouver Rm. 7000
Facebook Event

Gaza-born Ramzy Baroud is a journalist, author and editor of Palestine Chronicle.… Read more

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New video of highlights from meeting:

Excerpts of the excellent talk and reading by Ramzy Baroud at Vancouver's Nakba71 meeting

Posted by Canada Palestine Association on Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Speakers, Films, Personal Testimonies
#ExistResistReturn
Saturday, May 18, 2019, 2pm
SFU Harbour Centre, 515 W. Hastings, Vancouver Rm. 7000
Facebook Event

Gaza-born Ramzy Baroud is a journalist, author and editor of Palestine Chronicle.… Read more

Picket the Vancouver JNF Gala – April 14, 2019

New article with video highlights on this successful picket.

#StoptheJNF: No Tax Breaks for Apartheid! (VIDEO)

Photo by Rehab Nazzal, June 2015

Mark the date — Sunday, April 14, 2019, 4:30 pm
Outside Congregation Schara Tzedeck
3476 Oak St., Vancouver (gather SW corner Oak and 19th)
Facebook Event

Once again this year, Vancouver activists are issuing a callout to protest the fund raising gala of the Jewish National Fund.… Read more

New article with video highlights on this successful picket.

#StoptheJNF: No Tax Breaks for Apartheid! (VIDEO)

Photo by Rehab Nazzal, June 2015

Mark the date — Sunday, April 14, 2019, 4:30 pm
Outside Congregation Schara Tzedeck
3476 Oak St., Vancouver (gather SW corner Oak and 19th)
Facebook Event

Once again this year, Vancouver activists are issuing a callout to protest the fund raising gala of the Jewish National Fund.… Read more

Book launch: “Culture and Resistance” by Edward Said and David Barsamian

A painting depicting Edward Said

Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 2 PM – 4 PM
Room 7000 SFU Harbor Centre 515 West Hastings Street

The late Edward Said left an indelible mark on post-colonial studies with his book, “Orientalism” and taught generations to recognize the West’s constructions of its “other,” particularly in the Middle East and the Islamic world. As a Palestinian intellectual Said brought his anti-colonial critique to bear on what he called “The Question of Palestine,” revealing Zionism as a colonial ideology and the Western liberal support of this as a part of its colonial heritage.… Read more

A painting depicting Edward Said

Saturday, February 23, 2019 at 2 PM – 4 PM
Room 7000 SFU Harbor Centre 515 West Hastings Street

The late Edward Said left an indelible mark on post-colonial studies with his book, “Orientalism” and taught generations to recognize the West’s constructions of its “other,” particularly in the Middle East and the Islamic world. As a Palestinian intellectual Said brought his anti-colonial critique to bear on what he called “The Question of Palestine,” revealing Zionism as a colonial ideology and the Western liberal support of this as a part of its colonial heritage.… Read more

Protest #Israel70 Celebration at JNF Gala

Sunday, June 3 at 5 PM
Four Seasons Hotel, 791 W. Georgia (at Howe), Vancouver

Join us to picket the Jewish National Fund Dinner which is celebrating the “70th anniversary of the state of Israel”. The racist and discriminatory policies of the JNF have been well documented and are of particular concern here in Canada due to the creation of “Canada Park” on the ruins of 3 Palestinian villages in the occupied West Bank.… Read more

Sunday, June 3 at 5 PM
Four Seasons Hotel, 791 W. Georgia (at Howe), Vancouver

Join us to picket the Jewish National Fund Dinner which is celebrating the “70th anniversary of the state of Israel”. The racist and discriminatory policies of the JNF have been well documented and are of particular concern here in Canada due to the creation of “Canada Park” on the ruins of 3 Palestinian villages in the occupied West Bank.… Read more

Canada Guilty in Continuing Palestinian Nakba

Vancouver Nakba Day 2018
Personal Testimony, Canadian Complicity

Full coverage of all testimony and speeches given at the May 15 picket outside the office of Canada’s “Justice Minister”. The jury assembled for the Peoples’ Trial unanimously delivered a guilty verdict which was then delivered by a delegation to the minister’s office. Thanks to our videographer, Devin Gillan.

Read more

Vancouver Nakba Day 2018
Personal Testimony, Canadian Complicity

Full coverage of all testimony and speeches given at the May 15 picket outside the office of Canada’s “Justice Minister”. The jury assembled for the Peoples’ Trial unanimously delivered a guilty verdict which was then delivered by a delegation to the minister’s office. Thanks to our videographer, Devin Gillan.

Read more

Mark Nakba70: End Canadian Complicity

Tuesday, May 15 at 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Office of Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, 104-1245 W. Broadway, Vancouver

Join us for a picket and PEOPLES’ TRIAL on May 15, 2018 as we mark the 70th anniversary of the dispossession and dismemberment of the Palestinian people and nation. Known as the “Nakba”, over 400 Palestinian towns and villages were destroyed and/or depopulated in 1948.… Read more

Tuesday, May 15 at 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM
Office of Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, 104-1245 W. Broadway, Vancouver

Join us for a picket and PEOPLES’ TRIAL on May 15, 2018 as we mark the 70th anniversary of the dispossession and dismemberment of the Palestinian people and nation. Known as the “Nakba”, over 400 Palestinian towns and villages were destroyed and/or depopulated in 1948.… Read more

Events in support of Palestinian Prisoners in Vancouver

April 17, 2018: Mark Palestinian Prisoners Day, Boycott HP Picket
5-6:30 pm, Best Buy, 798 Granville St.(at Robson), Vancouver
Facebook Event
April 17 marks Palestinian Prisoners Day, a day commemorated since 1979 when Palestinians remember their friends and family members held in Israeli prisons. And the large numbers of incarcerated Palestinians affect almost every family – currently over 6000 prisoners in total, including 450 administrative detainees (no charge or trial) and hundreds of child prisoners.… Read more

April 17, 2018: Mark Palestinian Prisoners Day, Boycott HP Picket
5-6:30 pm, Best Buy, 798 Granville St.(at Robson), Vancouver
Facebook Event
April 17 marks Palestinian Prisoners Day, a day commemorated since 1979 when Palestinians remember their friends and family members held in Israeli prisons. And the large numbers of incarcerated Palestinians affect almost every family – currently over 6000 prisoners in total, including 450 administrative detainees (no charge or trial) and hundreds of child prisoners.… Read more

Solidarity Vigil with Palestine – Denounce Land Day Massacre

Friday, April 6 at 4:30 PM – 6 PM
CBC Plaza, 700 Hamilton St., Vancouver
Facebook Event

On March 30, 2018, Israeli military forces callously killed 17 unarmed Palestinian protestors and injured hundreds more in Gaza. The protestors were part of the Great Return March as well as marking Land Day.
Canadian government officials have not uttered any word to condemn this massacre, let alone apply any sanctions.… Read more

Friday, April 6 at 4:30 PM – 6 PM
CBC Plaza, 700 Hamilton St., Vancouver
Facebook Event

On March 30, 2018, Israeli military forces callously killed 17 unarmed Palestinian protestors and injured hundreds more in Gaza. The protestors were part of the Great Return March as well as marking Land Day.
Canadian government officials have not uttered any word to condemn this massacre, let alone apply any sanctions.… Read more