Canada

Violent threats made against Canadian exhibition on oppression of Palestine and First Nations

Charlotte Silver
San Francisco
3 June 2014

Churches who helped take aboriginal children away from their parents proved reluctant to cooperate with the Victoria show.

The New York Times agrees to be gagged by Israel

Following criticism by The Electronic Intifada of how it handled Majd Kayyal’s case, The New York Times is forced to review its policies on observing Israeli gag orders censoring.

Michigan Daily endorses Palestine students' divestment effort

Students at McMaster University win big majority for divestment despite walk-out by opponents. Loyola student government president, supported by off-campus Israeli lobby groups, vetoes divestment resolution

University of Windsor faces donor threats, Islamophobic backlash after BDS vote

A donor – who specifically blamed “Muslim” students for the vote – is threatening to withdraw funding from the university and to stop hiring its graduates.

Keep on rockin' for freedom, Neil Young, cancel your Tel Aviv show

Robert Lovelace and
Suzanne Weiss
13 March 2014

The veteran rock star should demonstrate the same kind of solidarity to Palestinians that he has shown to Canada’s indigenous people.

Zionism is part of Canada's political fabric

Yves Engler
7 January 2014

Stephen Harper’s embrace of the Jewish National Fund is in keeping with the support for Israel voiced by his predecessors.

In Israel, Canada embraces the racism it abolished at home

Yves Engler
29 November 2013

Stephen Harper will speak at the Jewish National Fund this weekend, an organization intimately tied to Israel’s laws that discriminate against its non-Jewish citizens.

30 percent of vital medicines "at zero supply" in Gaza, says released doctor Tarek Loubani

Dr. Tarek Loubani, who was imprisoned in Cairo for two months, describes providing medical care to fellow detainees and the state of Gaza’s medical infrastructure under Israel’s siege.

Toronto transit bans “Disappearing Palestine” ad claiming risk of anti-Jewish violence

Could this ad really incite violence against Jews in Toronto? The city’s Transit Commission says yes.

Canada urged to cut Egypt arms deals, do more to free John Greyson and Tarek Loubani

“It’s time to channel some outrage,” says Toronto Star, faulting Canada for doing too little to free pair arrested by Egypt coup regime, en route to Gaza.

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