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Activists across Canada join in the demand that Scotiabank divest immediately from Israeli arms company Elbit Systems.… Read more
Vancouver was out on the streets on May 14 for a Nakba75 rally and march. After gathering at the Vancouver Art Gallery, the crowd marched through the downtown core to the U.S. consulate to highlight Western complicity in Israeli war crimes.
(Photos Michael YC Tseng)
Rally at the Art Gallery
Marching thru downtown Vancouver to the US Consulate for more speakers.… Read more
Feb. 12, 2023: Banner Drops on Two Vancouver Bridges as part of Days of Rage and Resistance
And here are photos from January’s banner drop and postering action!
On November 26, there was a lively picket/flash action in Vancouver to mark the International Day of Solidarity with Palestinians and to call for deshelving Israeli apartheid wines in BC liquor stores. Activists also condemned City Council’s recent adoption of IHRA. Cosponsors of the event included BDS Vancouver-Coast Salish, Canada Palestine Association, ILPS Canada, Independent Jewish Voices Vancouver and Samidoun Vancouver.… Read more
On November 16, despite strong and diverse opposition, Vancouver City Council adopted the dangerous and divisive IHRA definition. The IHRA is designed to “chill” speech on Palestine and institutionalizes anti-Palestinian racism.
Canada Palestine Association is grateful for all the speakers who took the time to express their opposition to the IHRA in front of council before the vote. They represented the best of Vancouver and showed that our voices will not be silenced.… Read more
On June 28, Vancouver activists carried out another picket to promote the “Tell BC Govt to Pull Israeli Apartheid Wines” campaign. Hundreds of leaflets were distributed outside a BC liquor store and following that, the action moved to the office of MLA Melanie Mark. Several of her constituents were part of the picket and their concerns are being consistently sidelined by her office, despite her promise to meet with them.… Read more
Message from Peace Alliance Winnipeg:
“Last Saturday, Hanna Kawas, of the Canada Palestine Association, gave an informative presentation on the struggles of Palestinians for liberation and the obstacles placed in their way by Canada. Unfortunately, the presentation was “zoom-bombed” with pornographic images by people who wished to disrupt the webinar.
We had to cancel the session and restart it to get rid of the people who were trying to prevent Hanna from speaking.… Read more
SATURDAY, JULY 3, 2021 AT 1 PM
750 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 2H7, Canada
VANCOUVER, WE WILL NOT STOP. After the assassination of Nizar Banat by the PA, the destruction of the Rajbi shop in Silwan and the ongoing attempts to ethnically cleanse Sheikh Jarrah, Silwan, Beita, Gaza, Sbeih mountain, our voices need to be louder than ever.… Read more