Category: Campaigns

All about the Palestinian keffiyeh

by Rana Abdulla We will talk today about the significance of the traditional scarf (keffiyeh as a show of solidarity), the controversy around it, its emergence in fashion and cultural appropriation, and how to wear it. The keffiyeh is one…

Walk for Peace: Freedom for Palestine

  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…

Joshua Key’s struggle continues

By Peace Alliance Winnipeg As many of you know, rather than continue to be a part of the illegal invasion of Iraq, Joshua Key deserted the US military in 2004 and sought refugee status in Canada. After a decade in…

UPDATE: Appeal for Joshua Key

by Peace Alliance Winnipeg Great news! Since this appeal was issued on January 3rd, we have learned that Josh has been informed he will be permitted to work and that he will be eligible for health care. While this is…

Don’t attack Iraq

On Saturday, Oct. 25th, Peace Alliance Winnipeg held an information picket at the intersection of Osborne Street and River Avenue to call for an end to Canada’s bombing mission in Iraq and Syria. In doing so, PAW was joining with…