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United against repression: Canadian BDS Coalition condemns Berlin’s ban on Nakba commemorations

Canadian BDS Coalition has joined with civil society groups in signing a letter by a coalition of progressive Palestinian, internationalist, and leftist groups and collectives in Berlin condemning the Berlin police’s decision to ban all public gatherings on Nakba Day. See statement below. The police in Berlin, the capital of Germany, have banned all public commemorations of …

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The Apartheid State of Israel : “Murder Incorporated”

The Apartheid State of Israel : “Murder Incorporated”   The Canadian BDS Coalition supports the statement by member organization Palestinian and Jewish Unity (PAJU), and calls upon the Prime Minister of Canada to condemn the Israeli killing of Shireen Abu Akleh and the wounding of other journalists.   May 11, 2022 | Press Release Statement from PAJU For …

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Nakba 74:Commemorations Across Canada

Guelph – Saturday, May 14, 2 pm, Guelph City Hall, walk followed by lunch and dabke at Royal City Park. Info: https://www.instagram.com/p/CdOpN1Jp9uV/ Kitchener-Waterloo – Saturday, May 14, 3:00 pm, Waterloo Park, Westmount entrance. Info: https://www.instagram.com/p/CdQw9hnr1Fj/ Calgary – Sunday, May 15, 1 pm, Calgary City Hall, 800 Macleod Trail SE, Calgary. Info: https://www.instagram.com/p/CdR0f-_L7vh/ Montreal – Sunday, May 15, 2 pm, …

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Stop the smear campaigns against Palestinian Advocacy!

The Canadian BDS Coalition joins with over 50 Canadian and international organizations endorsing this statement, as well as numerous individuals including Roger Waters. Write letter yourself The Canada Palestine Association initiated this statement, which the Canadian BDS Coalition has joined in signing. Today, we are witnessing an intensified campaign by the pro-Israel lobby in Canada …

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The Canadian BDS Coalition joins in saying Don’t let McGill Silence Palestine Solidarity

The Palestine Solidarity Policy was approved by the undergraduate student body of McGill University, with 71% of the vote! However, the McGill administration has threatened to terminate an agreement with the undergraduate student union that would withhold its funding after the student union adopted the Palestine Solidarity Policy in its campus referendum. Read the full Palestine Solidarity …

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It is a victory for Palestine:! The French State Council suspends dissolution of Collectif Palestine Vaincra!

The Canadian BDS Coalition congratulates the Collectif Palestine Vaincra and the Committee Against the Dissolution of the Collectif Palestine Vaincra on this important victory for Palestine. The French Council of State, the body that hears legal appeals against the dissolution of an organization by the French government, ruled on Friday, 29 April that the dissolution …

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Congratulations to Simon Fraser Student Society on their Palestinian liberation policy approval!

Congratulations to Simon Fraser Student Society! SUCCESS! The Simon Fraser Student Society voted YES to adopt the Palestinian liberation policy today! Thank you to everyone who made this possible: Palestinian students and activists, SFSS Council, SFSS Palestinian Liberation Policy Working Group, and all endorsers and supporters! We hope to see momentum continue to grow for …

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Apartheid-Free Zones and the Boycott/Shame List

At the Canadian BDS Coalition, one of the questions we receive most frequently is: “Which products and businesses should we boycott? Which businesses should we support, if we want to support Palestinian rights and liberation?” Of course, the campaign for boycott, divestment and sanctions isn’t just about individual consumer choices — it’s about building collective …

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