Monthly Archives: March 2013

March 30 – Land Day: Palestinian Day of Struggle Against Colonization

March 30 marks Land Day, a day in which Palestinians inside and outside Palestine commemorate and celebrate the Palestinian connection to the land and continuous struggle against colonialism. 2013 is the 37th Land Day, coming on the anniversary of the mass upsurge in occupied Palestine 1948 in 1976, in response to yet another Israeli attempt to confiscate over 20,000 dunums of Palestinian land in the Galilee. Thousands of Palestinians of '48 rose

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March 30: Land is Life – Commemorating Palestinian Land Day: San Francisco

An Event Commemorating Palestinian Land Day LAND IS LIFE: Communities Resisting Dispossession and Colonization Speakers, Drummers, Dabkeh & Poetry Speakers: Samera Esmeir Katie Joaquin Tony Gonzales & more... Saturday March 30th, 2013 6-8PM The Women's Building 3543 18th Street San Francisco, CA This event has been organized by the Palestine Action Network (PAN) which includes the following organizations: AAPRP: All-African People's Revolutionary

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Keynote presenters announced for Shatat Conference

Seven keynote panelists for Return and Liberation: Conference of the Palestinian Shatat in North America have been announced by the organizers. These speakers include the following presenters: Rabab Abdulhadi Senior Scholar of the Arab and Muslim Ethnicities and Diasporas Initiative, at the College of Ethnic Studies, San Francisco State University Hanna KawasChair, Canada Palestine Association and Co-Host, Voice of Palestine Karma NabulsiFormer

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No Condescending Saviours: Obama Unwelcome in Palestine by Omar Shaban

No Condescending Saviours: Obama Unwelcome in Palestine by Omar Shaban Obama's speech in Ramallah reaffirmed my conviction that the conference that will be held in Vancouver in May is more important than ever - and this is why. With an extremely patronizing and condescending attitude, and with a saviour mentality, Obama barged into the Palestinian territories unwelcomed to preach to Palestinians on how to go about resisting the occupation. He stood

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تحت شعار ” طريقنا العودة و التحرير ” مُؤتمر للشتات الفلسطيني في أمريكا الشمالية في مايو / أيار القادم

أعلنت اللجنة التنظيمية لمؤتمر الشتات الفلسطيني في أمريكا الشمالية عن بدء الاستعداد واعلان فعاليات " مؤتمر العودة والتحرير " والذي تستضيفه مدينة فانكوفر الكندية أيام 3 و4 و 5 / أيار القادم ، في فضاء الذكرى ال 65 للنكبة الفلسطينية التي بدأت عام 1948 وأكدت

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From SAIA York: York Federation of Students endorses BDS campaign

On this International Day Against Racial Discrimination, in an historic vote at the largest students’ union in Canada, York University’s undergraduate students’ union, the York Federation of Students, voted overwhelmingly in favour of a resolution to endorse the Global Campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against Israeli apartheid. The resolution was drafted in response to the 2005 Palestinian civil society call for boycott,

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On Mothers’ Day: A Letter to Mother Palestine and her Daughters by Reham Alhelsi

The following piece, by Reham Alhelsi, was published at A Voice from Palestine. We re-publish it here today with greetings, salutes and love to all of the Palestinian mothers who nourish children and the land, nurture Palestinian society, and lead, march and fight in the struggle. Dear Mother Palestine, On Mother’s day, as the Hannoun wakes up, and as the almond tree blossoms and you wear your green and red dress, we celebrate you. On this day,

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March 30: Palestinian Bazaar in Edmonton, AB

A full day festival celebration of the cultural richness of the Palestinian people! We know the struggles. We know the politics. We know the pain. Do we really know the talent of the people? It is time to celebrate the contributions Palestinians make to society through their art, film, food, products, knowledge, literature and their music. Our evening event will especially highlight their vibrant comic scene by featuring the amazing talents of MAYSOON

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April 21: Benefit for the Children of Al-Nakbah with Marcel Khalife – NYC

website         ~          facebook The LEAP Program invites you to a Benefit Dinner & Performance for the Children of al Nakbah featuring world-renowned artistMARCEL KHALIFE +April 21, 2013 ~ 6PM +Dinner and Performance +Widdi Hall (5602 Sixth Avenue & 56th Street, Brooklyn, NY) All proceeds donated to the LEAP Program for Palestinian refugee youth in Lebanon. If you cannot attend, please consider making a generous tax-deductible

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The Answer to “Why Can’t We be Friends?” by Omar Shaban

The following article was written by Omar Shaban, a member of the Conference organizing committee and of Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights at UBC (SPHR-UBC), the conference hosting group at the University of British Columbia. This article was inspired by the poorly written article in UBC's official newspaper The Ubyssey. There is no doubt that when an oppressor – no matter who they are – fails to make a good “moral” case as to why they

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