Category: Manitoba

Condemn Trump’s Attack on Asylum Seekers

Thousands of Winnipeggers rallied at the Forks Market on Feb. 4th in solidarity with the Muslims who were attacked in Quebec City on Jan. 29, 2017, and more generally to show support for refugees, human rights and an inclusive society. Photo: Paul S. Graham
by Jahanzeb Hussain & Derrick O’Keefe
Trump’s ban affects asylum seekers, immigrants and […]

The making of Lia Tarachansky’s “On the Side of the Road”

Filmmaker Lia Tarachansky in Winnipeg Nov 9, 2016. Photo: Paul S. Graham
Winnipeg, Nov. 9, 2016: Israeli filmmaker and correspondent for The Real News Network Lia Tarachansky screened and then discussed the motivation for and the making of her documentary film “On the Side of the Road.” The former West Bank settler examines Israelis’ unwillingness and/or […]

Selling war and exploitation in Canada

Yves Engler in Winnipeg, Nov. 2, 2016 Photo: Paul S. Graham
Winnipeg, Nov. 2, 2016: Author/activist Yves Engler was at the University of Winnipeg to promote his most recent book, “A Propaganda System: How Canada’s government, corporations, media and academia sell war and exploitation.” Yv`es has published eight other books: Canada in Africa — 300 Years […]

Vigil marks 2nd anniversary of Operation Protective Edge

Winnipeg, August 2, 2016: Peace and human rights organizations held a vigil for the Palestinians killed in the 2014 Israeli attack on Gaza known as Operation Protective Edge. Photo: Rana Abdulla
By Candice Bodnaruk
Winnipeg – On August 2nd, 2016, over two dozen people gathered at the the Israel Folklorama Pavilion for the third annual vigil to […]

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
By Glenn Michalchuk
The 2016 Walk for […]

Israel and the destruction of Palestinian education

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 […]

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
by Rana Abdulla
We will talk today about the significance of the traditional scarf (keffiyeh as a show of solidarity), the controversy around […]

Palestinian situation similar to that of First Nations

June 11, 2016: Mary Elizabeth Stanley speaking at the 35th annual Winnipeg Walk for Peace on the parallels between First Nations and Palestinian struggles. Photo: Paul S. Graham
by Mary Elizabeth Stanley
Good afternoon! And welcome to everyone here and thank you all for showing support in this year’s Walk for Peace. It is truly an honor […]

Walk for Peace: Freedom for Palestine

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 […]