Updates from the palestinian BDS (Canada)

In the News

TORONTO — Following this week’s report from City of Toronto staff concluding that the term ‘Israeli apartheid’ does not violate the city’s anti-discrimination policy, Queers Against Israeli Apartheid is announcing new plans for Pride 2011 that will pose a challenge for Mayor Rob Ford.

“Last year’s struggle was around censorship and our right to march in our community’s Pride parade,” says QuAIA spokesperson Tim McCaskell.

Analysis

Image credit: http://www.hsjp.org/Mohammad Talaat, The Electronic Intifada

Following a sharp increase in divestment efforts across North American college campuses last spring, this academic year promises an even greater number of in

September 15, 2010
In the News

Vancouver – Port truck traffic slowed to a crawl along the Deltaport causeway as a group of about 50 protesters approached drivers with leaflets containing information about the illegal Israeli blockade of Gaza. They also offered the drivers coffee and muffins in a gesture of solidarity.

August 24, 2010
In the News

Opponents of Israeli occupation greet truckers at port of Vancouver

Vancouver – Port truck traffic slowed to a crawl along the Deltaportcauseway as a group of about 50 protesters approached drivers with leafletscontaining information about the illegal Israeli blockade of Gaza. Theyalso offered the drivers coffee and muffins in a gesture of solidarity.

August 24, 2010
Analysis

This article was written in 2010 as a contribution to a BNC e-magazine commemorating the 5th anniversary of the BDS call in July 9th 2005.

July 9, 2010
In the News

Canadian Military Exports to Israel: Aiding and Abetting War Crimes in Gaza (2008-2009) [COAT]

By Richard Sanders, Coordinator, Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade (COAT); Editor, Press for Conversion! magazine

April 30, 2009