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March 16 is the seventh anniversary of the death of Rachel Corrie, the 23-year-old International Solidarity Movement (ISM) volunteer who was run over by an Israeli army bulldozer while she was trying to stop the demolition of a home in the Gaza Strip. Her parents, Cindy and Craig Corrie, are still fighting to hold the government to account, and are currently in an Israeli court with their civil suit.
An engaging and compelling video documentary about how Canadian workers through the Canadian labour movement have built solidarity linkages throughout the world from Asia to the Middle East to Africa to the Americas. What they have learned, what they have shared - and the need for resistance and alternatives to build a more just world for all.
Video by DgSolidarity: June 3, 2013 VAG downtown Vancouver, unceded Coast Salish Territories -- Hundreds gathered at a very high energy rally to listen to impassioned speeches and poetry, experience Turkish culture, and to experience this very intense spoken work performance, held in Solidarity with the people in Istanbul and elsewhere in Turkey suffering at the hands of police, under an unrelenting government.
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Recorded live from Ottawa at 7PM EST on Monday, April 22, the Inter Pares' 2013 speaker series, features Jennifer Moore of Mining Watch and Ahnan from Northern Burma. Follow the event in French here.
The 9th Annual Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) kicked off on February 25th of this year. Starting in Europe, then in Palestine, and opening this weekend in North America before moving on to South Africa. These are only some of the confirmed dates; February and March will play host to a number of informative events in countries all over the world.
Now almost a decade running, IAW has become more than an annual event. It is a global institution. Last year, events were held in 215 cities worldwide. IAWs include lectures, film screenings, workshops and more, all organized to educate and enlighten audiences on Israeli apartheid -- its historical context and present day consequences.