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Launch of A Child’s View from Gaza in Fredericton – Friday, April 26

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 [...]

Israeli Apartheid Week in Fredericton – March 11-15, 2013

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 sildenafil para que sirve in Ramallah will deliver [...]

Fredericton rallies for Gaza

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. more info The rallies brought together people horrified by Israel’s latest assault on Gaza that left 164 people dead, including 50 children, [...]

Rally for Gaza this Saturday, Nov. 24th in Fredericton

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 [...]

Israel Continues To Pound Gaza, Injure Civilians

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.

David Heap on his capture at sea on the Canadian Boat to Gaza – Feb. 16th in Fredericton

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 [...]

Palestinian demonstrator killed by IDF in West Bank protest

Mustafa Tamimi, 28, died of his wounds after being hit by a teargas canister fired by Israeli security forces in the village of Nabi Saleh.

Canadian and Irish ships set to challenge Israel’s illegal blockade with Freedom Waves to Gaza

The Canadian ship Tahrir and the Irish ship Saoirse have successfully reached international waters, marking the start of the Freedom Waves to Gaza campaign. The boats are currently in the Mediterranean Sea, preparing to sail for Gaza within a matter of hours. “Flowing out of the Freedom Flotillas, the Freedom Waves to Gaza are now [...]

Israel has detained the crew of the Dignité including Canadian Stephan Corriveau

Organizers with the Canada Boat to Gaza have confirmed that the Israeli Navy has used water cannons on the captain and crew of the Dignité and that the crew is now being detained by the Israeli government. Stephan Corriveau from Montreal was on the French Boat, The Dignité, which managed to get out of Greek [...]

We Will Continue Resisting the Occupation

Below is a short video of Israeli celebrities and several activists against a bill currently in advanced stages in the Israeli parliament (Knesset) that will make it illegal to support and advance boycotts, divestment campaigns and/or a call for sanctions (and perhaps other non-violent political expression) against Israel for its unlawful acts against Palestinians. We [...]