Tag: human rights

Manitoba’s connection to Israeli Apartheid

Oct. 14, 2010: The Royal Winnipeg Ballet performed inTel Aviv. RWB Dancers, RWB Senior Ballet Master Johnny Chang, Minister David Chomiak, Minister Christine Melnick & Premier Greg Selinger backstage during intermission on opening night. Photo: Tim Fennel, RWB By Yves Engler…

On Nov. 8, defend free speech in Canada

By Independent Jewish Voices A TIME TO SPEAK OUT: DAY OF ACTION TO DEFEND FREE SPEECH ON NOVEMBER 8 FREE SPEECH UNDER ATTACK The Harper government is sponsoring a conference of the ‘Inter-Parliamentary Coalition to Combat Anti-Semitism’ (ICCA) – the…

Winnipeg information picket for Palestinian rights

This Friday, let’s welcome Premier Selinger back from Israel. INFORMATION PICKET FOR PALESTINIAN RIGHTS WHAT: Information picket on Palestinians’ rights WHERE: Corner of Broadway Avenue and Osborne Street WHEN: Friday, October 15 — meet at 3 pm, leafleting begins at…

Manitoba Government Ignores Palestinian Oppression

By Paul Graham, The Palestine Chronicle, Oct. 11, 2010 A few days ago, Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger announced his government’s intention to deepen economic and cultural relations with Israel. “Manitoba and Israel have common interests in clean energy, water quality…

NGOs compromised

The Soros Syndrome By Alexander Cockburn, Counterpunch, Oct. 8-10, 2010 George Soros announced a few weeks ago that he is giving $100 million to Human Rights Watch—conditional on the organization to find a matching $100 million a year from other…

UN: Israel Executed Flotilla Activists

TheRealNews | September 30, 2010 Gareth Porter: UN fact-finding mission says Israelis “executed” US citizen Furkan Dogan. UN Fact-Finding Mission Says Israelis “Executed” US Citizen Furkan Dogan By Gareth Porter, truthout, Sept. 27, 2010 The report of the fact-finding mission…

Gov’t attacks U.S. peace movement

FBI Raids Activists’ Homes in Sinister COINTELPRO Replay By Tom Burghardt, Global Research, Sept. 27, 2010 In a replay of the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s infamous COINTELPRO operations targeting the left during the 1960s and ’70s, America’s political police launched…