Israel and Canada: Military connections

Friday, May 15, 2009 - 23:30

On the 61st anniversary of the Nakba (catastrophe) it is appropriate to consider Canada's close links to Israel, and support for its illegal occupation of Palestine. The recent assault on Gaza, fully backed by the Harper government, exposed the real meaning of this connection. Hear KOLE KILIBARDA explain the military and industrial links and YVES ENGLER describe the political context of the Israel/Canada connection.

Speakers include:

Speakers:
Kole Kilibarda - author, "Canadian and Israeli Defense-Industrial and Homeland Security Ties" (2009), a report for The New Transparency: Surveillance and Social Sorting research project; and Organizer with Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid
And
Yves Engler - author, The Black Book of Canadian Foreign Policy; and Canada in Haiti: Waging War on the Poor Majority (with Anthony Fenton

Discussant: Jason Kunin
Moderator: b.h. Yael

Organized by Not In Our Name (NION): Jewish Voices Opposing Zionism; also part of the OPIRG-Toronto People's History Series and endorsed by Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid and Palestine House
For info: [email protected]
www.nion.ca ; www.opirguoft.org ; www.caiaweb.org

 

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