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Vigil

End the occcupation !

Every friday, silent vigil in protest against the occupation.

vigil

Time: Noon - 1 pm

Place:corner of Ste-Catherine St. and Mcgill College (metro Mcgill).

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"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 713, October 10, 2014: To Joe Klein : Bear witness as a responsible journalist Part 2

Sally Campbell traveling in Israel-Palestine in June, 2014, wrote these comments on Joe Klein Piece in Time Magazine Sir, you have not completely abandoned your responsibility to check your facts?

« Hamas lauded its kidnappers ». We now know from Mickey Rosenfeld, Israeli Police Spokesman’s statements to BBC reporter John Donnison, that Hamas is not responsible for the attack on the 3 settler youth. Why would Hamas want to inflame the situation right after forming a unity government? Mr. Klein, read the Terms of Agreement.

« Israel’s actions have been more prudent across the board ». More prudent than what? Than a genocide? Have you seen the photos of Gaza? Have you read the statistics of the dead, wounded and displaced? The “anti-Israel riots” Why are protests and demonstrations called riots when they are against unjust Israeli state policies?

"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 712, October 3, 2014: To Joe Klein : Bear witness as a responsible journalist, Part 1

Sally Campbell traveling in Israel-Palestine in June, 2014, with a delegation from Interfaith Peace-builders met with Israeli and Palestinian peace activists ,wrote these comments on Joe Klein Piece in Time Magazine

She has researched Israel-Palestine and sees the US-Israel relationship as a major source of Middle East conflict.

Her family has subscribed to Time magazine for generations.


"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 711, September 26, 2014: Netanyahu orders the biggest land-grab in a generation

On August 31st Israel’s government made its largest appropriation of occupied West Bank land in a generation. It took some 1,000 acres of virgin hills for a proposed new city, Givaot, doubling the population of the Gush Etzion block of settlements sprawling on the hills around Bethlehem. But it was not enough for the area’s Israeli mayor, Davidi Perl. Frustrated by what he perceives as the government’s grovelling to westerners, on everything from the recently halted war in Gaza to the conduct of peace talks with Palestinians, he says he will change party—defecting from Likud, led by the prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, to Jewish Home, a party of religious radicals headed by Naftali Bennett.


"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 710, September 19, 2014: Israel increases the Settlement Division budget by 600 percent in 2014

The Israeli government has increased the Settlement Division budget by 600 percent since the beginning of 2014, an unprecedented rise, reported Israel's business newspaper Calcalist on Thursday. According to the newspaper's website, the Settlement Division received 58 million shekels during the month of January. This March, 177 million shekels was given to the Division from the Israeli government and in the month of June it received a further 169 million shekels. In total it is believed that the Division has received nearly 404 million shekels so far this year.


"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 709, September 12, 2014: Ontario university students' union joins BDS

The Canadian Federation of Student's Ontario branch decided to join the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) Movement against Israel in its annual general meeting. The branch, which represents over 300,000 university students in the province of Ontario, has passed the decision unanimously, said executive member Anna Goldfinch. The resolution "endorses a number of solidarity tactics that have been called for by Palestinian civil society," Goldfinch told the Canadian Press.


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