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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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March 19 in Ramallah: Palestinians for Dignity to protest Obama visit

Palestinians For Dignity call for a demonstration in objection to President Obama's visit to the occupied Palestinian territory Tuesday March 19 at 4:30 pm  Starting at Al Manara Square, marching towards Al-Muqata (Ramallah) Long Live Free Palestine Palestinians For Dignity ------------------------------------------------ President Obama's visit to the occupied Palestinian territory comes at a time when our prisoners are waging a hunger strike

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REGISTRATION NOW OPEN: Save with the special Early Bird rate!

May 3-5, 2013 University of British Columbia Unceded Musqueam Territories Vancouver, BC, Canada CLICK HERE TO REGISTER TODAY - SPECIAL EARLY BIRD RATE AVAILABLE! Web: palestinianconference.org + Facebook + Twitter Registration is NOW OPEN for the Conference of the Palestinian Shatat in North America! This conference - which will take place at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver on May 3-5, 2013 - will bring together Palestinian and Arab

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Conference to take place at University of British Columbia

The Organizing Committee of the Conference of the Palestinian Shatat in North America is pleased to announce that the Conference will take place from Friday evening, May 3 through Sunday afternoon, May 5, at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC, on unceded Musqueam territories. The host organization for the conference is Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights at UBC (SPHR - UBC). Conference sessions will be soon forthcoming with more

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March 30: Ana Min Hunak: Arab Cultural Evening for Palestinian Land Day – Vancouver

Ana Min Hunak: I am from there... Arab Cultural Evening for Palestinian Land Day Saturday, March 30 6:00 PM Bonsor Banquet Hall, 6550 Bonsor Avenue, Burnaby, BC  (Near Metrotown) - Free Parking Available   Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/events/549079475123907/   Join the Palestine Cultural Society and the organizing committee of the Vancouver Palestinian Shatat Conference for an Arab cultural evening commemorating Palestinian Land

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