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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 # 782, February 5, 2016: Israeli authorities have cracked down on Israeli activists associated with Ta’ayush

Israeli authorities have cracked down on activists associated with Ta’ayush, the Jewish-Palestinian partnership that works to stop settlement growth in the occupied territories.

There is a gag order on the case, but details have emerged. Israeli authorities have arrested Ezra Nawi, the great campaigner against human rights abuses in the occupied territories, as well as another member of Ta’ayush and a staffer of the human rights group B’Tselem.

"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 781, January 29, 2016: Islamic militant group (ISIS) has executed Russia Hassan, a female city journalist

The Islamic militant group (ISIS) has executed Russia Hassan, a female city journalist who wrote about Raqqa,the capital of the group’s so-called caliphate. After Isis took the city she refused to leave. She wrote under the pseudonym , Nissan Ibrahim. We honour this heroine battling for reporting in a danger zone. Hassan is the fifth journalist to be killed by ISIS for reporting on the group since October last year, according to the Syrian journalism organization Syria Direct..” Hassan, who wrote under the pseudonym Nissan Ibrahim, also wrote about the frequent coalition-led airstrikes against ISIS in Raqqa, the Guardian reports. In one post she questioned the dilemma facing her city.

"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 780, January 22, 2016: Two Palestinian prisoners are near death

Palestinians have raised the alarm after a further deterioration of the health status of the Palestinian journalist Mohammed al-Qiq in hunger strike for nearly 50 days to protest his detention by Israel. Mohammed al-Qid is in a coma. Mr. Qiq (33), a reporter for the Saudi channel Al Majd, married with two young daughters, was placed in mid-December by Israel in administrative detention, an alternative regime that allows detention without charge or trial periods of six months, renewable indefinitely.

"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 779, January 15, 2016: Israeli occupation is root cause of Palestine conflict

The current escalation in violence did not start with the killing of two Israeli settlers, it started a long while ago and has been going on for years. Every day Palestinians are killed, wounded, arrested. Every day colonialism advances, the siege on our people in Gaza continues, oppression persists. As many today want us to be overwhelmed by the potential consequences of a new spiral of violence, I will plead, as I did in 2002, to deal with its root causes: the denial of Palestinian freedom.Some have suggested the reason why a peace deal could not be reached was President Yasser Arafat’s unwillingness or President Mahmoud Abbas’s inability, but both of them were ready and able to sign a peace agreement.

"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 778, January 8, 2016: Number of Palestinian children in Israeli prisons doubles

Marah Bakir, 16, was leaving school in occupied East Jerusalem’s Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood on 12 October when she was shot and injured by Israeli police. They allege she intended to stab an officer. However, the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights reported that Marah had been walking with a friend when they were harassed by an Israeli who accused her of being a “terrorist.” Marah is now one of three Palestinian teenage girls held in Ramle prison with Israeli women convicted of criminal offenses.


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