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Three women from the Women’s Boat to Gaza (L-R): Mairead Maguire, Renè Abu Joub
Sailing thousands of miles to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza | Oct 5 2016 | Ann Wright | It is Day Six on the Women's Boat to Gaza's thousand-mile journey from Sicily to break the illegal Israeli blockade of Gaza. Sitting in the cockpit of our sailboat are 13 women from 13 countries.
The Zaytouna-Oliva. Image credit: Fotomovimiento/flickr
Women's Boat to Gaza reported attacked just miles from Gaza | Oct 5 2016 | Meg Borthwick | Women's Boat to Gaza lost contact with the Zaytouna-Oliva minutes before 4 p.m. local time. It is now understood that Israeli Occupation Forces have surrounded the boat in international waters.
Image: Flickr/Prime Minister of Israel
Anti-Palestinian media bias still remains untouchable even to Canada's media critics | Sep 22 2016 | Yves Engler | A recent Canadaland podcast simultaneously highlighted anti-Palestinian media bias and the fear liberal journalists' face in discussing one of the foremost social justice issues of our time.
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One of the two Women's Boats to Gaza left France en route to Gaza | Sep 20 2016 | The other is still in Spain awaiting repairs. Support their journey.
Photo: flickr/Rumbo a Gaza
Eva Manly: The people of Palestine are not forgotten | Sep 20 2016 | Sophia Reuss | The Women's Boat to Gaza wants to bring a message of solidarity and hope to Gaza. And, most importantly, for the focus to be back on Gaza.
Surfing in Gaza is a brilliant metaphor for community and change
Surfing in Gaza is a brilliant metaphor for community and change | Sep 20 2016 | Face2Face | Today we talk about a documentary which engages politics and religion, the Gaza Strip, the Middle East, and why surfing is a brilliant metaphor for community and change.
Photo: Laurel L. Russwurm/flickr
Elizabeth May puts spotlight on the case for a boycott against Israel | Aug 24 2016 | Linda McQuaig | Whether you agree with the BDS movement's boycott strategy or not, it is a peaceful way to protest a serious violation of human rights.
Photo: David Kattenburg
Elizabeth May: Greens should not identify with a movement 'out of our control' | Aug 12 2016 | David Kattenburg | David Kattenburg spoke with Green Party leader Elizabeth May at the World Social Forum this week about the new policy resolution supporting the BDS movement.
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Banning Arabs from public pools isn't racism? | Aug 3 2016 | Judy Haiven | Overt racism in Israeli society towards Palestinian citizens of Israel is becoming the norm. Where is Canada's institutional Jewish community?
Image: Flickr/Shaun Merritt
Canadian Greens should vote to revoke Jewish National Fund charitable status | Jul 28 2016 | Yves Engler | The Green Party should support the principles underlying a half-century-old Supreme Court of Canada decision outlawing discriminatory land-use policies.
Six ways to support the work of Black Lives Matter across Canada this week | Jul 10 2016 | Allies and community, let's keep the momentum going!
Greens call to revoke Jewish National Fund charitable status | Jun 29 2016 | Yves Engler | The campaign to revoke the JNF's charitable status is simply a call for the Canadian state to stop subsidizing an explicitly racist, colonial, institution.

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Free Gaza! Support the Freedom Flotilla II M. Spector said... Quote:MONTREAL, May 29, 2011 (AFP) - Canada’s top diplomat warned Sunday against Canadian...
Roger Waters calls for no more bricks in the (West Bank) wall Dodger718 said... Given that a family of 5 (including a 4 month old baby girl) in the West Bank were stabbed to death...
Egypt: Open the Gates of Gaza! NoDifferencePartyPooper said... Gaza-Egypt Border Sealed Indefinitely http://www.maannews.net/eng/ViewDetails.aspx?ID=355471 "...
Bullying of Palestinian Solidarity on Canadian University Campuses Catchfire said... Quote:Turtle Island Humanitarian Aid C.P. 92087, Portobello, Brossard, Québec J4W...
Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger's planned trip to Israel milo204 said... See this is why progressives have a hard time supporting the NDP.   in
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Israeli GLBT Politics between Queerness and Homonationalism Unionist said... Yes, Catchfire, it's a phenomenon we've all now clearly noticed. And it's used by some of the...
More on Gaza blockade NoDifferencePartyPooper said... Israel: No Ship Allowed to Reach Gaza http://www.presstv.ir/detail.aspx?id=134333&sectionid=...
BBC Interview, Gaza Flotilla with Kenneth O'Keefe, Hands down must see. ravenise said... AbbotJ@parl.gc.ca , AblonD@parl.gc.ca , Aglukkaq.L@parl.gc.ca , AlbreH@parl.gc.ca , Allen.Ma@parl....
Canada-Israel Committee counters criticism of Israel with homophobic tweet bagkitty said... Damn, looks like someone didn't read the memo about the "pinkwash" campaign. I am anxiously...

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