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BDS activist Gilad Paz. Image: Independent Jewish Voice Canada
Aaron Lakoff | Gilad Paz, a 38-year-old lawyer, fled his native Israel to come to Canada in August 2016. Now that Paz has exhausted all legal avenues to remain in Canada, he faces a removal order back to Israel.
Podcast
Shifaa Hospital, Gaza. Image: Gigi Ibrahim/Flickr
Victoria Fenner | Mariam Abu Alatta, project officer with the Aisha Association for Woman and Child Protection in Gaza, talks about the COVID-19 outbreak and how it's affecting life in the early days of the pandemic.
Activist Toolkit
Image courtesy of Yafa Jarrar, used with permission
| The Palestinian feminist lawmaker was arrested again on Halloween morning.
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Protest against Israel attack on Gaza in Berlin. Image: Montecruz Foto/Flickr
Maya Bhullar | The political winds for the last few years have been unrelentingly cruel to Palestine, but at this moment, there are some opportunities for progressive Canadians to act and perhaps make a difference.
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Elections Canada poll sign. Image: Dennis Sylvester Hurd/Flickr
Larry Haiven | A critique of the submissiveness of Canada's major parties to the Israel lobby, and review of recent welcome changes in the period leading up to the October 21 federal election.
Podcast
'Gaza' -- new film explores life in 'the world's largest open air prison'
Face2Face | Garry Keane, Andrew McConnell and host David Peck talk about their new film "Gaza" -- covering grace and humour, surfing, ordinary people and one-dimensional views of complex problems.
Columnists
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Photo: Adam Scotti/PMO
Linda McQuaig | A recent episode involving pro-Palestinian activist Dimitri Lascaris highlights the extent to which debate over Palestinian rights has been all but shut down by our political leaders.
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Lia Tarachansky | Many don't understand that Israel/ עם ישראל (the Jewish collective identity), the State of Israel (founded in 1948), and the government of Israel are separate, although they sometimes overlap.
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Palestinian children peer out from a window in Gaza after Israeli air strikes. Photo: Shareef Sarhan/United Nations Photo/Flickr
Thomas Woodley | The Trump administration's decision to withdraw funding from the UN aid agency for Palestinian refugees is a negotiations non-starter with the worst of intentions.
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“The World Is Too Small For Walls.” Graffiti on a concrete block in front of the apartheid wall in Bethlehem.  Photo: Laurence Chiasson
Laurence Chiasson | An article in solidarity with participants on a Birthright Israel tour who left the tour to witness the lives and experiences of Palestinians.
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Yves Engler | Bernie Farber has been a leading proponent of the idea that expressing support for Palestinians is anti-Semitism, yet he has standing among some Left/liberals.
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Knesset in Jerusalem, July 31, 2001. Avishai Teicher, via PikiWiki-Israel free image collection project. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Corey Balsam, Sid Shniad | While this new law doesn't change much in practice, it should lay to rest any remaining illusions about Israel's true nature.