End the occcupation !
Every friday, silent vigil in protest against the occupation.
Time: Noon - 1 pm
Place:Vigil every Fridays, from noon to 1 h__
529 Jarry East, Montreal, Quebec H2P 1V4
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"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 811, August 26 2016: Why A Military Embargo Against Israel Is Necessary(Part 2)
Up to 85% of Israeli military production is exported, which is about 10% of Israel’s total industrial exports. Israel manufactures 60% of the world’s drones. 180 Palestinians in Gaza were killed by drones in 2014; a number of them were children. In 2009 and 2010 Israel’s exports of weaponry reached 7.4 billion dollars, dipped slightly in 2011 to 5.8 billion, rose again in 2012 to 7.5 billion and from 2013 to 2015 remained at about 6 billion dollars.
"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 810, August 19 2016: Why A Military Embargo Against Israel Is Necessary(Part 1)
In an article published in the Electronic Intifada in 2006, Ilan Pappe refers to Israeli policy on the Gaza Strip as ‘incremental genocide’ which simply refers to the series of calculated and murderous attacks on Gaza every few years as a plan for a slow but steady genocide aimed at eliminating as much of the Palestinian population of Gaza as possible over a period of time. The idea is, and in effect always has been, for Israel to maintain its control over the Palestinian territories it has illegally expropriated by eliminating as much of the Palestinian population as possible through ethnic cleansing, economic strangulation and settler terrorism in the West Bank, aided and abetted by the Israeli army, and massive destruction and indiscriminate killing in Gaza resulting from the disproportionate use of superior military technology against a civilian population, the latter portrayed, by way of Israel’s well-conceived Hasbara or propaganda program, as terrorists. Israel, despite its disproportionate use of military force, presents itself as the victim
Israeli land confiscation policy has notably escalated in occupied Jerusalem and West Bank by 439% since the beginning of 2016, in comparison to last year, a Palestinian report revealed. Applied Research Institute – Jerusalem (ARIJ) revealed that Israeli authorities confiscated, since the beginning of the year, 7,773 acres of Palestinian-owned lands, recording an increase by 439% in comparison with last year, where 1,442 acres were seized.
"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 808, August 5, 2016: Gideon Levy: The Late Palestinian National Poet Will Continue to Haunt Israel
Mahmoud Darwish insists on mentioning what Israelis don't want to acknowledge: A great sin took place here when the State of Israel was founded in 1948. The specter of Palestinian national poet Mahmoud Darwish will never leave us. Every few years, a witch hunt will erupt over his poetry, stirring emotions and riling Israelis until they compare him to Hitler. It subsides but then revives again. There’s no escaping it. None of the ghosts of the 1948 War of Independence will leave us until we recognize the guilt, acknowledge the sin and take responsibility for it by apologizing, paying compensation and, above all, changing ourselves. Until then, the ghosts will continue to torment us and not give us rest.
"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 807, July 29, 2016: Pro-rape Israeli rabbi gets top military post nomination
The Israeli army has nominated a new chief rabbi accused of implying that soldiers can rape women during war to boost morale to a high military post. Among Rabbi Colonel Eyal Karim’s other colorful suggestions are the execution of those wounded in clashes with Israeli soldiers, and that women are sentimental and should not be part of the military force. The Israeli army has nominated a new chief rabbi accused of implying that soldiers can rape women during war to boost morale to a high military post. Among Rabbi Colonel Eyal Karim’s other colorful suggestions are the execution of those wounded in clashes with Israeli soldiers, and that women are sentimental and should not be part of the military force.