Palestine Solidarity Network-Edmonton has joined groups from across Canada in an open statement in support of Richard Falk, UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in the occupied Palestinian territories, following condemnation of Falk and calls for his resignation by Conservative MPs Jason Kenney and John Baird.
The Israeli daily Haaretz today reported on a disturbing study of Israeli Jewish attitudes toward Palestinian human rights and apartheid policies in Israel/Palestine
The Quaker Friends Fiduciary Corporation (FFC) has become the first U.S. national fund to divest from Hewlett-Packard (HP) and Veolia Environment
On Wednesday, August 15 the General Council of the three-million member strong United Church of Canada (UCC) voted to approve comprehensive policy on Israel/Palestine, including the boycott of goods produced in Israeli settlements, which are illegal under international law.
Just after midnight on May 15 (the day Palestinians mark the Nakba, or catastrophe), a deal has reportedly been struck to end the hunger strike, which for Thaer Halahleh and Bilal Thiab had reached its 77th day.
Below is the Electronic Intifada's latest update (May 10) on the mass hunger strike by Palestinian prisoners.
The United Church of Canada on May 1 released the report of its Working Group on Israel/Palestine Policy.
Independent Jewish Voices has issued the following statement in response to Jason Kenney's statement on Israeli Apartheid Week.
Fifty-four organizations from across Canada, including Palestine Solidarity Network-Edmonton, have signed onto a joint statement in response to Jason Kenney's recent condemnation of Israeli Apartheid Week 2012.
This week's Vue Weekly features an interview with Dalit Baum, who will present at next week's Israeli Apartheid Week.