Archive for 'Occupation'
The 2010 documentary film, Budrus, will screen Thursday, May 2nd, at 7 p.m. at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre’s Multi-Purpose Room (732 Charlotte St) in Fredericton. Budrus is an inspirational story of one Palestinian community which finds unlikely allies in their peaceful resistance against the destructive force of the occupation. The documentary follows a Palestinian [...]
The Fredericton launch of the exhibition, A Child’s View from Gaza, will occur on Friday, April 26th at 5:00-6:30pm at the Charlotte Street Arts Centre’s Penny Gallery. The exhibit will be on display for a month, until May 26th. A Child’s View from Gaza is a collection of 75 paintings created in 2009 by the [...]
Learn about the illegal occupation of Palestine, how Israel is an Apartheid state and how to get involved in Palestine solidarity work. Lessons from Palestine: Right to education, academic freedom & the BDS movement on campus Dr. Samia al-Botmeh, director of Birzeit University’s Center for Development Studies in Ramallah will deliver a public lecture, Mon, [...]
We Palestinians teach life, sir Shades of Anger
About 80 people in Fredericton gathered in solidarity with Gaza over the noon hour on Saturday, November 24th. The rally was part of Canada-wide weekend events in solidarity with Gaza. The rallies brought together people horrified by Israel’s latest assault on Gaza that left 164 people dead, including 50 children, and over 1,200 injured. Read [...]
Israel has launched another offensive against the people of Gaza. In 2009, during “Operation Cast Lead,” the Israeli state killed more than 1400 Palestinian civilians, a third of which were children. They appear intent on repeating that brutality again. Airstrikes have killed 118 people in Gaza since last Wednesay, Nov. 14. Israel is now threatening [...]
The Gaza Strip was besieged by airstrikes from the Israeli military once again Monday morning. Conflicting reports from Israeli and Palestinians sources leave the total number killed or injured unknown.
Tuesday, May 15, 7:00pm. Cedar Tree Cafe, 418 Queen St., Fredericton Dinner menu served until 6:45pm. Beverages available during the event. Film Screening of Haiti: Where did the money go? Join Michele Mitchell for a film screening of her film, Haiti: Where did the money go? Millions of people gave billions of dollars to Haiti [...]
Canadian Peace Alliance Prime Minister Stephen Harper has suggested that Canadian Special Forces troops may remain in Afghanistan after 2014. This is the third time that Harper has lied to Canadians, saying that he will not extend the mission then flip-flopping and keeping troops in the war torn country. The Canadian Peace Alliance and Afghans [...]
Join us to hear David Heap give his firsthand account of the Freedom Waves to Gaza which took place in November, when Irish and Canadian boats tried to break the Israeli blockade of Gaza. A linguistics professor at the University of Western Ontario and long time Palestine solidarity activist, Heap was on board the Canadian [...]