Nakba73 Events

As we approach the 73rd anniversary of the Nakba, the Israeli colonization of Palestine and the forced expulsion of Palestinians, the Nakba continues.

May 15 marks 73 years of Palestinian dispossession and attempts to erase Palestine from the map of the world. It also marks decades of Palestinian resistance and refusal to accept Israeli settler colonialism and occupation.

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Nakba73: Flash Picket for Palestine

May 15, 2 pm, CBC Vancouver Plaza (700 Hamilton St.)

Bring your keffiyeh and mask and join us on May 15 for a physically distanced Nakba73 Flash Picket at the CBC Plaza.

May 15 marks 73 years of Palestinian dispossession and attempts to erase Palestine from the map of the world. It also marks decades of Palestinian resistance and refusal to accept Israeli settler colonialism and occupation.


Lets hold the Palestinian flag high in Vancouver; and show CBC that Palestine does indeed exist, contrary to its biased and racist language guide.


Lets also tell the Canadian government that their complicity in Israeli war crimes must end!
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Co-Hosted by BDS Vancouver-Coast SalishCanada Palestine Association, ‎Palestinian Youth Movement (PYM)- حركة الشباب الفلسطيني‎ and Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network
Endorsed by: Independent Jewish Voices Vancouver, Socialist Action BC, and Canadian BDS Coalition

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/511558669861511

St. John’s, Newfoundland Nakba 73

St. John’s, NL: Calling all families, communities, organizations, and friends of Palestine to join us in taking action to commemorate the 73rd year of the Palestinian catastrophe and on-going ethnic cleansing of Palestine, Al Nakba.Date: Sunday May 16th, 2021
12PM – 2 PM RALLY

(Tentative)Speakers: To be announcedAs we approach the anniversary of the Nakba (May 15th, 1948), the colonization of Palestine and the forced expulsion of Palestinians continues.

The threat of Zionist expulsion is a reality for Palestinians everywhere in the occupied territories, but nowhere is it more evident today than in the Jerusalem neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah. There, at the heart of Palestine’s capital, Palestinian families are confronting the threat of imminent expulsion from their homes as the Israeli regime attempts to move settlers into the area.


As we mark 73 years of Nakba, we recognize the Nakba itself to be an ongoing catastrophe, not a completed one. We commend our people’s steadfast resistance and stand with them as the struggle for liberation continues. Until liberation and return!NOTE: There will be sanitizers and face masks, and water available at the event, and we will be abiding by COVID-19 guidelines, including social distancing measures. For more information on the guidelines and restrictions set by Newfoundland and Labrador, click on https://www.gov.nl.ca/covid-19/guidance-for-gatherings/

(At the moment, outdoor gatherings permits the gathering of a maximum of 100 people)We look forward to seeing you there! Feel free to bring any Palestinian flags/cardboards/artwork/clothing with you. 

The 3rd Annual Nakba Day of Action – Saturday, May 15, 2021

by Socialist Action

May 7, 2021

73 years ago, over 750,000 Palestinians were displaced from their homes and their homeland by the establishment of the Zionist state, backed by the big powers. This displacement is ongoing and must be stopped!
Our demands include: End the occupation.
No annexation of any portion of the West Bank.
Lift the siege of Gaza.
Tear down the apartheid wall.
For Israel to provide full health services and vaccination against the pandemic for all Palestinians in the territories it controls.
For the right of all Palestinian refugees to return home.
Boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel and its economy until Palestinian rights are fully respected.
When: Saturday, May 15, 2021 at 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm (EST)
Where: https://youtu.be/t7hA1uUx_6Y
We aim to express our solidarity with the Palestinian people by presenting a number of speakers and performers of music and poetry. If you are part of an organization, please endorse this important event.
Organized by the Greater Toronto BDS Committee, a member of the
Canadian BDS Coalition
For more information call Stephen at 647 869 7651

Rally chairperson: Sarah Abu-Sharar
speakers
Rana Shubair – poet (Gaza)
Sue Goldstein – Independent Jewish Voices
Barry Weisleder – Socialist Action
Father Boulos Saleh – witness to Nakba
Yves Engler – Canadian Foreign Policy Institute
Roula Said – singer
Kim Hawkins – Foodbenders
Yara Ghaddan – poet
Dimitri Lascaris – prominent Green Party, activist and lawyer in Montreal
Robert Massoud – Beit Zatoun
Issam Adwan – We are Not Numbers (Gaza)
Ehab Lotayef – poet and activist
Zafar Bangash – Al Quds Committee
James Clark – Spring magazine
Rachelle Friesen – Canada Coordinator, Christian Peacemaker Teams
Herman Rosenfeld, Socialist Project
List of endorsing organizations:
Greater Toronto BDS Coalition, Canadian BDS Coalition, Independent Jewish Voices, PSN Edmonton, Peace Alliance Winnipeg, Oakville Palestine Rights Association, Solidarity with Palestine-St. John’s, NL, Samidoun, Just Peace Advocates, Palestine Canadian Community Centre, Socialist Action, NDP Socialist Caucus, Spring magazine, Socialist Project, and Al Quds Committee

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/840745393203125

Montreal Nakba 73 Car Caravan

Montreal: Nakba 73 – Car Caravan; Saturday, 15 May, 11 am, gather at Pavillon Lafontaine,1301 Sherbrooke East, Montreal, Quebec,

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/1846771005496820/

International Event List

Check out list of events around the world on Samdioun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network

https://samidoun.net/events/list