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Press release, August 31 2012- Palestinian and Jewish Unity (PAJU) wishes to add its voice to those who congratulate the United Church of Canada for passing the motion calling for the boycott of products issuing from Israeli settlements in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. In so doing, the United Church of Canada confirms its solidarity with Palestinian civil society’s call in 2005 for a Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) campaign targeting Israel’s illegal occupation of the Palestinian Territories. It is also the United Church of Canada’s statement of commitment to the principle of human rights and the rule of international law.
Every major American daily newspaper ran an obituary upon the June 30 death of Yitzhak Shamir, Israel’s 7th Prime Minister, 1983-84 and 1986-92. Many said something critical about him, but none fully dealt with the most disgraceful period of his career. He was passionately for a Zionist alliance with Hitler in 1940-41.
In 1983, a British publisher, Croom Helm, produced my first book, Zionism in the Age of the Dictators. They had given me a wonderful command: “You are about to write the most controversial book imaginable. Your opponents will look for the slightest error and magnify it. So there can be no errors. Give us a photo copy of anything you quote, or it doesn’t get into the book.”
Hunger strikers in Montreal support Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike for 75 days
As Thaer Halahleh and Bilal Diab are on their 75th day of hunger strike and at immediate risk of death, in protest of their months long administrative detentions by Israel - without being charged with any crime - a group of Montrealers are staging a hunger strike in their support.
Press release- Montreal, March 29th, 2012- A Global March to Jerusalem, an international event organized in solidarity with the Palestinian people and for the protection of Jerusalem, will reach Jerusalem on March 30th, 2012. March 30th marks Land Day in Palestine.
Palestine Land Day – a day celebrated by Palestinians on March 30th each year. The event marks the events of March, 1976, after the Israeli authorities confiscated thousands of dunums of private and public land in majority Palestinian areas, especially in the Galilee. Following these events the Arab masses inside Palestine declared a general strike, confronting the Israeli authorities for the first time since the occupation of Palestine in 1948. The Israeli response was extremely violent, as the Israeli troops, backed by tanks, entered Palestinian villages and reoccupied them, causing a number of martyrs and many wounded and detainees among the civilians.
PAJU weekly demo marks 11th anniversary. Longest-running protest calls for boycott of Israel. This week marks the 11th anniversary of the PAJU (Palestinian and Jewish Unity) weekly protest vigil against Israeli apartheid. The demonstration is held every Friday at noon in the heart of downtown Montreal.
PAJU is a Montreal human rights organization made up of activists from the Jewish and Palestinian communities as well as other Quebecers of diverse origins. PAJU works for a lasting settlement to the Israel/Palestine conflict based on the principles of human rights and the strict application of international law.