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Israel flag outside by the Western Wall, Old City of Jerusalem. Photo: Christyn/Flickr
Yves Engler | The NDP should withdraw from the Canada-Israel Interparliamentary Group to send a message that the State of Israel is currently on a path that is unacceptable to the NDP and its members.
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Jewish Voice for Peace statement on anti-Semitism
Reuben Roth | A critique of attempts by apologists for Israeli state policies to label criticism of Israeli policies as anti-Semitic.
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UN Ambassador Nikki Haley meets Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at his office in Jerusalem, June 7, 2017. Photo: U.S. Embassy Tel Aviv/flickr
Miranda Gallo | The "singling out Israel" accusation is a decades-old tactic that Israel's proponents use almost any time that Israel is challenged on its human rights record.
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Three women from the Women’s Boat to Gaza (L-R): Mairead Maguire, Renè Abu Joub
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.
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The Zaytouna-Oliva. Image credit: Fotomovimiento/flickr
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.
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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.
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Lenée Son | This week's blogs roundup includes posts on Omar Khadr, Israel Apartheid Week, child-care space, Shauna Hunt, Metro Vancouver's Transit Referendum, rape culture and consent, and Greg deGrrot-Maggetti.
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Murray Dobbin | Far from being an expression of the "new anti-Semitism," the BDS campaign is a non-violent movement which seeks to put a high price on the violation of international law by a rogue state.
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Rick Salutin | There is a paradoxical category of Progressive People On Everything Except Israel: because Israel is viewed by many leftists as self-evidently right-wing, such individuals embody a contradiction.
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Pro Bono, Shelina Ali | Stephen Harper's strong condemnation of individuals who criticize Israel's policies raises serious concerns about his government's commitment to protecting political speech in Canada.
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Murray Dobbin | Stephen Harper's fawning support of the Israeli prime minister suggests that Harper may well have proven to be a good friend of Mr. Netanyahu but not necessarily of Israel.
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Eva Bartlett | An initiative by Palestinians in Gaza and international solidarity activists, Gaza's Ark is "a vessel that embodies hope that the Palestinians of the Gaza Strip can soon live in peace."