Tag: Israel-Palestine

The threat of the “new antisemitism”

by Harold Shuster Independent Jewish Voices Good Afternoon. My name is Harold Shuster and I am with Independent Jewish Voices. IJV supports a just peace negotiated between the Israeli and Palestinian people and opposes any attempt by the Israeli government…

Life in Aida Camp, West Bank

An eight-meter-high "security wall" borders part of the Aida refugee camp, 1.5 km north of the city of Bethlehem. Credit: Fabiola Ortiz/IPS

By Fabíola Ortiz, Inter Press Service News Agency AIDA CAMP, West Bank, Oct 10 2016 (IPS) – Over almost five decades of Israeli occupation, the number of Palestinian refugees has grown with every generation, saturating basic services in the 19…

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…

Video – Palestine solidarity action in Winnipeg

Members of the Canada-Palestine Support Network, Independent Jewish Voices, Peace Alliance Winnipeg, Students Against Israeli Apartheid and the Winnipeg Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid rallied at Osborne and Broadway Saturday afternoon to show support for the Freedom Waves Flotilla and to…

Canadian Boat to Gaza update

Freedom Wave riders beaten, denied access to family; organizers demand accountability By Canadian Boat to Gaza November 5, 2011 – Freedom Waves to Gaza organizers have not yet had any direct communication with the delegates from the ships Tahrir and…