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UNFPA Report launch: 2015 State of World Population

Dec 3, 2015
Parliament of Canada
131 Queen Street
Ottawa , ON
Canada
45° 25' 18.5376" N, 75° 41' 54.222" W
Ontario CA
Join Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights and the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) for the annual launch of the UNFPA flagship State of World Population Report.
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Syria Speaks: 'Return to Homs' film screening

Nov 21, 2015
Pacific Cinematheque
#200 - 1131 Howe St
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 16' 43.2192" N, 123° 7' 35.724" W
British Columbia CA
Cinevolution Media Art Society's 6th annual DocuAsia film and forum program turns its lens on expanded notions of "Asia" by taking Syria as our topic of focus.
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Syria Speaks: 'Queens of Syria' film screening

Nov 24, 2015 to Nov 25, 2015
Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Melville Centre for Dialogue
8771 Lansdowne Rd
Richmond , BC
Canada
49° 9' 59.724" N, 123° 8' 0.8484" W
British Columbia CA
Cinevolution Media Art Society’s 6th annual DocuAsia film and forum program turns its lens on expanded notions of "Asia" by taking Syria as our topic of focus.
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Shadows (wall disease): Installation by Ryan Legassicke

Nov 26, 2015 to Nov 29, 2015
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
The exhibition consists of five sculptures -- life-sized embodiments of dividing walls that are confronted daily, both physically and psychologically by people all over the world.
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Book launch: Rebel Priest in the Time of Tyrants

Nov 21, 2015
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
This is Claude Lacaille’s first-hand account of the extraordinary oppression and poverty he witnessed in Haiti, Ecuador, and Chile between 1965 and 1986.
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The Road to Palestine: A Personal Journey

Nov 19, 2015
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
The Road to Palestine is a series of personal talks programmed by and hosted at Beit Zatoun.
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Who is Behind ISIS? and The Globalization of War

Nov 18, 2015
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
In the globalization of war, the United States and its allies have launched a military adventure which threatens the future of humanity.
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Visualizing Palestine: Data-driven journalism in Palestine

Oct 30, 2015
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
A lecture by Ramzi Jaber, on institutionalized discrimination in Palestine and the uses of data visualization, technology, and data journalism in the creation of visual stories on social justice.
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Photo essay: A Day in Bethlehem

Oct 25, 2015
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
A series of photos which illustrate the current situation as lived by Palestinians in Bethlehem, and also across the entire West Bank.
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Heroine of a Thousand Pieces: The Judith Mosaics of Lilian Broca

Nov 13, 2015 to Mar 31, 2016
The Italian Cultural Centre
3075 Slocan Street
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 15' 26.64" N, 123° 2' 58.4556" W
British Columbia CA
An exhibition by internationally-acclaimed and award-winning Vancouver artist Lilian Broca features seven large mosaic panels created in Italian glass.
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U.S. airstrike hits MSF Afghan hospital: At least 16 dead

NATO Bombs Afghan Hospital: 9 MSF Staff Killed (and vid)

http://www.rt.com/news/317482-afghanistan-kunduz-msf-hospital/

"A hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz has been hit and partially destroyed in an overnight 'aerial attack' that killed at least nine Medecins Sans Frontieres staff.

NATO has admitted a US airstrike may have covered accidential 'collateral damage'. At the time that the 'aerial attack' occured, there were over 80 personnel, both local and international inside the building.

An official who asked not to be identified, said the first bomb landed at 2:10 AM and MSF staff called NATO officials in Kabul at 2:19 AM, and military officials in Washington a few minutes later.

The bombing continued until 3:13 AM."

 

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Film: Degrees of Incarceration

Oct 22, 2015
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
With creativity and love, a Palestinian community responds to the crisis of political imprisonment in Aida Refugee Camp, Bethlehem.
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Book launch for 'Canada in Africa' by Yves Engler in Vancouver, B.C.

Oct 7, 2015
SFU Harbour Centre, Room 7000
515 W Hastings Street
Vancouver , BC
Canada
49° 17' 4.308" N, 123° 6' 41.8608" W
British Columbia CA
Yves Engler continues his groundbreaking analyses of past and present Canadian foreign policy with Canada in Africa — 300 years of Aid and Exploitation. Join us for the Vancouver book launch
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Book launch for 'Canada in Africa' by Yves Engler in Victoria, B.C.

Oct 6, 2015
University of Victoria, Harry Hickman Building, Room 105
3800 Finnerty Road
Victoria , BC
Canada
48° 27' 48.2652" N, 123° 18' 42.0984" W
British Columbia CA
Yves Engler continues his groundbreaking analyses of past and present Canadian foreign policy with Canada in Africa — 300 years of Aid and Exploitation. Join us for the Victoria book launch
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Gaza: New Dynamics, Future Prospects with Dr. Sara Roy

Oct 6, 2015
Trinity St. Paul's United Church
427 Bloor St W, Toronto (by Spadina station)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
NECEF Sabeel Canada is pleased to announce that Dr. Sara Roy of Harvard University will be speaking on her extensive experience in Gaza for the 2015 James Graff Memorial Lecture.
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Solidarity with Palestine! Book Launches

Oct 9, 2015
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
Join Haymarket Books as we celebrate the release of three important new books to fuel the struggle for justice in Palestine.

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