George Galloway Speaks: Free Palestine, Free Afghanistan, Free Speech

Date: Monday, November 22, 2010
Time: 7:30pm (Doors at 6.30pm)
Location: St Andrew’s-Wesley United Church (Corner of Burrard & Nelson Street, Vancouver)
Admission: Tickets: $15 / unwaged or low-income $10. Available soon at People’s Coop Bookstore (1391 Commercial Dr.)

Come and hear the person Jason Kenney and his office tried and failed to prevent from speaking in Canada. George Galloway’s Vancouver appearance is part of a 10-day, 10-city pan-Canadian speaking tour.… Read more

The Canadian Premiere of “Degrees of Incarceration” (2009)

Date: Sunday, November 21, 2010
Time: 11:00am
Location: Vancity Theatre, at 1181 Seymour Street, Vancouver.
Admission: Tickets, which can be purchased online at or at the door, cost $7.

The Canadian premiere of “Degrees of Incarceration” (2009), a Palestine-US co-production was directed by Amahl Bishara, will be shown in Vancouver on Sunday, November 21, 2010, at 11am.

Degrees of Incarceration… Read more

Fundraiser for the Canadian Boat to Gaza

Date: Friday, Nov. 12, 2010
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Unitarian Church, 949 W. 49th (at Oak), Vancouver
Admission: Admission: $10 (limited income) and $15 (regular) Door prizes, Silent Auction – All monies collected will go to the Canadian Boat to Gaza

Facebook Event Link:

Featuring the Vancouver Premiere:
SEVEN DAYS FROM A GAZA DIARY – A riveting personal account of the first seven days of Israel’s 2008-09 military assault on Gaza, written by a young woman living under the bombing.… Read more

Eyewitness Report: Israeli Massacre on Gaza Freedom Flotilla

A Public Forum With Flotilla Survivor Kevin Neish

Date: Friday, June 18, 2010
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Vancouver Public Library (Central Branch), Alice McKay Room
350 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

Free admission. Donations will be collected and all proceeds will go the next Freedom Flotillas.

For more information email [email protected] or phone Omar Shaban 604-379-4050

Sponsored by:

  • Boycott Israeli Apartheid Campaign (BIAC)
  • Canadian Islamic Congress
  • Canada Palestine Association
  • Canada Palestine Support Network
  • Independent Jewish Voices (IJV)
  • Jews for a Just Peace
  • No One Is Illegal
  • Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights (SPHR) UBC
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Gaza Freedom Flotilla Global Day of Action

Rally and March
Date: Saturday, June 5, 2010
Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Vancouver Art Gallery (Georgia Side)
750 Hornby Street, Vancouver, BC

Facebook Event Link:!/event.php?eid=118805384828639

On Saturday, June 5, human rights and community organizations will mobilize to join an emergency Global BDS Day of Action called by the Palestinian Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions National Committee (BNC). In Vancouver, join us to protest the fatal attacks by apartheid Israel on the Gaza Freedom Flotilla carrying humanitarian aid to the occupied and besieged Gaza Strip (please see full BNC call-out at:… Read more

A Sea of Black: Protest the Israeli Massacre of the Gaza Freedom Flotilla!

Date: Tuesday, June 1, 2010
Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm
Location: Vancouver Public Library (Hamilton Side)

There will be a demonstration at*** 6 pm tomorrow at the Vancouver Public Library*** to denounce the Israeli military massacre of activists on a Gaza aid convoy. (To show solidarity with those brave activists who were killed fighting for the rights of Palestinians we ask that everyone please wear black and a kuffiyeh if you have one.)Read more

Emergency Protest to Condemn Israeli Attack on Gaza Aid Flotilla

Date: Monday, May 31, 2010
Time: 12 Noon
Location: 300 W. Georgia (at Hamilton St)

Israeli forces have attacked a flotilla of humanitarian aid-carrying ships aiming to break the country’s siege on Gaza.
Reports are still coming in, but according to the latest news 16 human rights activists were killed and many more injured when Israeli commandos stormed the Freedom Flotilla early on Monday.
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Seeking Mandela: Peace, Justice and Equal Rights for Palestinians

SPHR 2010 National Conference

Start Time: Friday, May 7, 2010 at 6:30pm
End Time: Sunday, May 9, 2010 at 4:30pm
Location: Vancouver, BC

Featuring keynote speakers Kogila Moodley and Heribert Adam
Authors of the book Seeking Mandela: Peacemaking between Israelis and Palestinians

Keynote Address: May 7th, 2010 at 6:30 PM.
Admission: Minimum $10 dollar donation.
Location: University of British Columbia, Wood 2

Conference Registration fee is $25 including admission to the Keynote event.… Read more

International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People 2009

Women speak out on Palestine and Gaza!!

Date: Friday, November 2nd, 2009
Time: 7:00pm
Location: SFU Harbour Centre, , Fletcher Challenge Theatre, Room 1900, 515 W. Hastings, Vancouver
Admission: Admission by donation: suggested minimum donation $5

Update: Download video recordings of the event and guest speakers here:

Guest Speaker: Huwaida Arraf

Leading Palestinian-American woman activist Huwaida Arraf is a cofounder of the International Solidarity Movement and Chairperson of the Free Gaza movement that was the first to the break the horrific siege on Gaza by boat.… Read more

Under the Volcano 2009: Gaza to Gustafsen: The Link Between the Intifada & Indigenous Sovereignty

Gord Hill – Indigenous Intifada? From Gaza Strip to Six Nations
Watch a video for Gord Hill from the kwakwaka’wakw nation speaking at a Under the Volcano 2009 workshop about Indigenous Intifada? From Gaza Strip to Six Nations

Hanna Kawas – Colonization and Aparthied in Palestine
Watch a video of CPA Chairperson Hanna Kawas, speaking at a Under the Volcano 2009 workshop about Colonization and Apartheid in Palestine:

Watch also a video of Llanna Weaver, an Israeli anti-Zionist from the U.S.,… Read more