On July 9, 2005 , Palestinian civil society put out the call for an international campaign of boycott, divestment and sanctions to compel the Israeli state to follow international law. Specifically, the signatories called on Israel to:
End its occupation and colonization of all Arab lands occupied in June 1967 and dismantle the Wall; Recognize the fundamental rights of the Arab-Palestinian citizens of Israel to full equality; and Respect, protect and promote the rights of Palestinian refugees to return to their homes and properties as stipulated in UN Resolution 194.
The BDS campaign has been taken up by human rights
. . . → Read More: Paul S. Graham: Video: Can boycott, divestment and sanctions stop Israeli apartheid?
As a part of Israeli Apartheid Week 2012 in Winnipeg, Paul Burrows and Cheryl-Anne Carr discussed the impact of colonialism on the indigenous peoples of Canada and Palestine. The similarities are disturbing and striking.
The event was sponsored by:
Students Against Israeli Apartheid Winnipeg Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid CanPalNet (Winnipeg) Independent Jewish Voices (Winnipeg)
Filed under: Aboriginal Peoples, Human Rights, In Solidarity Tagged: aboriginal people, apartheid, Canada, colonialism, first nations, Israel, Israeli Apartheid Week 2012, Palestine, racism
. . . → Read More: Paul S. Graham: Video Report: Colonialism & Indigenous Rights in Canada & Palestine