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Students Against Israeli Apartheid at the University of Toronto and York University Launch Campus Divestment Campaign

Sign the SAIA Toronto Divestment Petition HERE On Monday March 7, the first night of Israeli Apartheid Week 2011, Students Against Israeli Apartheid, at the University of Toronto and York University officially launched a campaign demanding that their respective universities divest from

Posted in Boycott News, Canadian Academia, Canadian Organizing, Divestment, Student Organizing

AMARC: World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters Joins BDS Movement

Recently, in La Plata, Argentina, the World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters (AMARC)  joined the BDS movement. See below for the AMARC statement and a solidarity statement from Tadamon! Montreal. AMARC 10 motion to support Palestinian civil society call for

Posted in Argentine Organizing, BDS Success, Boycott News, Canadian Organizing, Cultural Boycott

Artists breaking the silence on Palestine

By Stefan Christoff | October 4, 2010 Artists play a galvanizing role in shaping popular opinion on the defining issues of our time. Historic struggles for justice are often remembered at a grassroots level not by campaign slogans or political

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Canadian Organizing, Cultural Boycott

CALL FOR ENDORSEMENTS AND DONATIONS FOR 2010 BDS QUEBEC CONFERENCE

Dear friends and allies, On October 22 to 24, 2010, a historic conference will take place in Montreal which aims to consolidate and move forward the movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israeli apartheid. In 2005, over 170

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Canadian Organizing, Divestment, Sanctions, Take Action

Activists tell shipping firm Zim — Israeli ships not welcome in Vancouver

By Boycott Israeli Apartheid Coalition | August 24, 2010 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

Posted in Boycott, Boycott News, Canadian Organizing, Economic Boycott, Labor Organizing

Independent Jewish Voices (Canada) Joins Campaign of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions Against Israel

On 17 June 2010 Independent Jewish Voices (Canada) voted to join the growing international campaign in support of the Palestinian call for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israel, at its first Annual General Meeting this past weekend. This group

Posted in Boycott, Canadian Organizing

Artists Against Apartheid – CUTV News

We look at Artists Against Apartheid, Muslim Fest, and the Montreal Oil Spill.Stefan Christoff outlines the message behind Artists Against Apartheid. It is a forum where artists who take part in the struggle for social justice can come together. He

Posted in Boycott, Canadian Organizing, Cultural Boycott