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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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Palestine: A Political Travelogue

Oct 7, 2015
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
Palestine has long been central to colonial and anti-colonial imaginaries.
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Shab-e She'r (Poetry Night) XXXII

Sep 29, 2015 to Sep 30, 2015
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
Shab-e She’r promotes poetic dialogue by bringing together the most distinct and diverse voices in literary arts.
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Film: Ayotzinapa: Chronicle of a State Crime

Sep 26, 2015
Beit Zatoun
612 Markham St. (Bathurst subway)
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 11.6136" N, 79° 22' 59.4624" W
Ontario CA
Film, music, discussion to mark first anniversary of disappeared 43 Ayotzinapa Teacher’s College students.
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The Marshall Islands’ Lawsuits: Seeking to 'stop this nuclear madness'

Sep 23, 2015 to Sep 24, 2015
University College - Room 144
University College 15 King's College Circle University of Toronto
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 39' 47.1672" N, 79° 23' 47.796" W
Ontario CA
Please join us for a free public lecture on Wednesday September 23 from 7-9 p.m. in Room UC 144 of University College at the University of Toronto’s St George campus.
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Toronto launch of 'Flight and Freedom: Stories of Escape to Canada'

Oct 15, 2015 to Oct 16, 2015
Koffler Centre of the Arts
180 Shaw Street, Suite 105
Toronto , ON
Canada
43° 38' 48.5556" N, 79° 25' 3.2916" W
Ontario CA
The global number of people currently displaced from their home country is higher than at any time since the Second World War. Is Canada a safe haven for refugees or a closed door?

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