Gaza Farmers and Fishers Find Canadian Support

“This particular aspect of the siege is quite compelling because when a society is deprived of the ability to fish and to farm, it is deprived of its ability to sustain itself. It’s part of the ongoing Nakba, and part of the ethnic cleansing of Palestine,” says Charlotte Kates, a lawyer and one of the Day of Action coordinators.… Read More Gaza Farmers and Fishers Find Canadian Support

tweets from Gaza Under Attack

*over-crowded living, Gaza City, Gaza Strip, Palestine The above photo isn’t even in one of Gaza’s numerous refugee camps, invariably aptly described as “squalid, over-crowded, under-serviced (or not at all) hell-holes”–not reflecting their inhabitants but rather the impossible standard of living in the camps. It is a district of Gaza City, families piled upon on… Read More tweets from Gaza Under Attack

Take Action: Free Palestinian farmers and agricultural workers targeted for imprisonment

Samidoun:  As they organize to defend their land and Palestinian farming against the onslaught of settlements and siege, Palestinian agricultural workers and organizers have been subject to an intensified arrest campaign in the occupied West Bank of Palestine. Click here to sign our petition at change.org or sign on below to demand an immediate end… Read More Take Action: Free Palestinian farmers and agricultural workers targeted for imprisonment

Palestinian voice from Susiya, a Palestinian village that existed before the establishment of the State of Israel

Five years ago, I met Nasser Nawaja and his family, and the community of Palestinian Susiya (not to be confused with the illegal Zionist colony of Susiya, in the same south of Hebron, West Bank area, whose colonists regularly viciously attack and aggress  Susiya Palestinians, including elderly, children and women). When in 2007 I met… Read More Palestinian voice from Susiya, a Palestinian village that existed before the establishment of the State of Israel

Gaza youth shot in the spine by IOF since has suffered: bedsores to the bone; malnutrition to near starvation; organ failure; the loss of one kidney; and permanent deafness in addition to being permanently bedridden. Yet he still smiles

Updates from an NGO in Gaza: –Abed is not keeping so well, he is in hospital most days now, his mother is also ill, with a blood disorder. Life is so hard on families in Gaza. We will send him your good wishes. He set up an email last year and you could maybe try… Read More Gaza youth shot in the spine by IOF since has suffered: bedsores to the bone; malnutrition to near starvation; organ failure; the loss of one kidney; and permanent deafness in addition to being permanently bedridden. Yet he still smiles

Toronto rally on the 64th anniversary of the Nakba

SEE ALSO: Top 10 Facts You Probably Didn’t Know About the #Nakba Richard Falk: Nakba 2012 Khalil Sakakini Cultural Center – Nakba Tribute Deir Yassin Remembered Palestinian Refugees’ Migration Routes During Nakba In 1948 unending Nakbas Demonstrators also rejoiced in the news of the recent victory of Palestinian political prisoners, 2000 of whom maintained a… Read More Toronto rally on the 64th anniversary of the Nakba

Picnics at the border: Hezbollah resistance in Bint Jbeil and Maroun ar Ras

*monument at Maroun ar Ras, site of Hezbollah defeat of Israeli army Some time after descending further south from the former Khiam prison, the fortified fence separating Lebanon and occupied Palestine appears, as do the red-roofed Israeli homes in the formerly mixed Palestinian and Lebanese town of Metulli: M notes that this town was an… Read More Picnics at the border: Hezbollah resistance in Bint Jbeil and Maroun ar Ras