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Profiling of arabs and muslims in Canada : an historical perspective

As part of Israeli Apartheid Week, yesterday March 6, about 40 people gathered at the conference ‘Profiling of Arabs and Muslims in Canada : an historical perspective’ at Café artere. A conference organized by Tadamon Collective, which reunited the historian, Houda Asal and the activist Mary Foster as part of the BDS (boycott sanction and divestment) […]

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March 5th: International Women’s Day Conference 2016

Click here to view full playlist or download individual presentations.   The International Women’s Day Conference was held March 5, 2016 at Concordia University, and marked the 41st annual celebration of Women’s day and the march held on March 8th. International Women’s Day was only officially recognized by the U.N. in 1975. The conference was put together […]

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Canadian government seeks to criminalize Israel boycott

[audio https://ia601507.us.archive.org/33/items/ITWTylerLevitanJIV/ITW%20Tyler%20Levitan%20-%20JIV.mp3] Click here to download audio. The Harper government has recently announced they want to use articles of the Criminal Code pertaining to hate propaganda in order to criminalize the boycott campaign against the state of Israel. Last year the government added national origin to the criteria for hate crimes. Minister of Public Safety, Steven Blaney, […]

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Palestine

Commemoration of the Nakba and Criminalization of the BDS campaign

[audio https://ia600308.us.archive.org/10/items/ITWBruceKatzNakbaAndCriminalizationBDS/ITW%20Bruce%20Katz%20-%20Nakba%20and%20Criminalization%20BDS.mp3] Click here to download audio. Today marks the 67th anniversary of the Palestinian “Nakba“, or “catastrophe”, when the state of Israel was created in 1948. At the time, an estimated 750 thousand Palestinians were displaced from their homes and villages. Tonight, people are invited to gather at 8pm at Mont Royal metro for a […]

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Palestine

Palestine Solidarity Sessions: Hind Awwad

[audio http://www.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/hind_awwad_final.mp3] Click here to download audio Hind Awwad is the former coordinator of the Boycott National Committee (BNC) in Palestine, and is currently working with the Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid (CAIA) in Toronto. CKUT spoke with her for the Palestine Solidarity Sessions about how people can get involved in the Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) […]

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Palestine Solidarity Sessions – Omar Barghouti and the Academic Boycott of Israel

[audio http://www.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/omar_barghouti_final.mp3] Click here to download audio Omar Barghouti is the founder of PACBI, the Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel, and a long time Palestinian activist based in Jerusalem. He spoke with the Palestine Solidarity Sessions at CKUT about the importance of the academic boycott of Israeli apartheid in the wake […]

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Palestine Solidarity Sessions: Interview with Doug Smith of Tadamon!

[audio http://montreal.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/under_the_olive_tree/doug_smith_-_tadamon_cure_18min10.mp3] Click here to download audio Doug Smith is a Montreal- based Palestine solidarity activist and a member of Tadamon!. Tadamon is a Montreal-based collective which works in solidarity with struggles for self-determination, equality and justice in the ‘Middle East’ and in diaspora communities in Montreal and beyond. In this interview Doug will be talking […]

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Despite Heavy Rain, Montrealers took to the Streets to Call for the Boycott, Divestment and Sanction against Israeli apartheid

Montrealers took to the streets again yesterday on Wednesday August 13th despite heavy rain to continue showing their support for Palestinian rights.  Colourful umbrellas dotted the crowd of protesters who marched down St-Denis street calling on people to join the boycotts, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) campaign against Israeli Apartheid. Protesters stopped at various stores that […]

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Ten Thousand Montrealers march in the Biggest Palestine Solidarity Demonstration Yet

(Special report from CKUT’s show Under The Olive Tree) Up to ten thousand people marched through the Montreal downtown on Sunday August 10th to show their solidarity with Palestinians and to demand an end to the Canadian government’s complicity with Israeli policies of occupation and apartheid. Today’s protest marks the largest of over ten Palestinian solidarity […]

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Montrealers Denounce Israeli Aggression in Gaza, Push for Boycotts Against Apartheid

Interview with Freda Guttman live on CKUT’s Off the Hour [audio http://www.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/freda_guttman_interview.mp3] Click here to download this interview Hundreds of Montrealers took to the streets again on July 16th for the second time in a week to denounce the Israeli aggression in Gaza under the so-called “Operation Protective Edge”, and to stand in solidarity with the […]

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Scarlett Johansson, Neil Young and the Israel BDS movement

[audio http://montreal.mediacoop.ca/sites/mediacoop.ca/files2/mc/audio/ckut_news/bds_report_-_interviews.mp3] The Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement is constantly calling out, not only to the public but also to specific figures or celebrities, asking them to acknowledge the rights of the Palestinians and protest against Israeli policies. Lately, Scarlett Johansson and Neil Young’s names have come up. Amelie Phillipson spoke about it with Aidan MacDonald […]