Winnipeg in Spring – Solidarity with Palestine

Winnipeg, May 28, 2016: Peace Alliance Winnipeg and Independent Jewish Voices Winnipeg joined forces to hand out information to Liberal Party delegates about the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israel and to remind them that Liberals must not cease supporting free speech and human rights. Photo: Paul S. Graham

Winnipeg, May 28, 2016: Peace Alliance Winnipeg and Independent Jewish Voices Winnipeg joined forces to hand out information to Liberal Party delegates about the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israel and to remind them that Liberals must not cease supporting free speech and human rights. Photo: Paul S. Graham
By Glenn Michalchuk
The 2016 Walk for […]

Israel and the destruction of Palestinian education

June 11, 2016: Peace Alliance Winnipeg member Candice Bodnaruk spoke at the Winnipeg Walk for Peace on the impact of Israeli occupation on Palestinian education. Photo: Paul S. Graham

By Candice Bodnaruk
June 11, 2016: Peace Alliance Winnipeg member Candice Bodnaruk spoke at the Winnipeg Walk for Peace on the impact of Israeli occupation on Palestinian education. Photo: Paul S. Graham
In so many ways children are the greatest victims of Israel’s occupation of Palestine. We know Israel deliberately targets children, whether it’s sniper attacks in […]

The World’s Nukes – Good News and Bad News

U.S. Pres. Barack Obama chairs the Security Council Summit on nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament. Credit: Bomoon Lee/IPS

U.S. Pres. Barack Obama chairs the Security Council Summit on nuclear non-proliferation and disarmament. Credit: Bomoon Lee/IPS
UNITED NATIONS, Jun 13 2016 (IPS) – The world’s nuclear arsenal continues to decline – from 15,850 warheads in early 2015 to 15,395 in 2016, according to the latest figures released Monday by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute […]

All about the Palestinian keffiyeh

Winnipeg, June 11, 2016: Human rights activist Rana Abdulla spoke at the Winnipeg Walk for Peace on the history and significance of a traditional Palestinian scarf knows as the keffiyeh. Photo: Paul S. Graham

Winnipeg, June 11, 2016: Human rights activist Rana Abdulla spoke at the Winnipeg Walk for Peace on the history and significance of a traditional Palestinian scarf knows as the keffiyeh. Photo: Paul S. Graham
by Rana Abdulla
We will talk today about the significance of the traditional scarf (keffiyeh as a show of solidarity), the controversy around […]

Walk for Peace: Freedom for Palestine

Photo: Paul S. Graham

Photo: Paul S. Graham
 
The theme of the 35th annual Walk for Peace was “Freedom for Palestine.” Speakers included First Nations educator Mary Elizabeth Stanley, Palestinian-Canadian human rights activist Rana Abdulla and Peace Alliance Winnipeg member Candice Bodnaruk.
You can watch their presentations in the video below.

The event was sponsored by Peace Alliance Winnipeg and the Winnipeg […]