Events are announced here!
Victoria is in sloidarity with the Palestinian Prisoners Hunger Strike.
primary demands include more frequent and lengthy family visits,
better prison conditions such as improved medical care, and an
end to solitary
confinement and administrative detention – detention without
charge or trial.
Pamphlet distribution - Boycott Israeli
Wines! This was our first of many Liquor store visits in the Victoria
We launched Israeli
Apartheid Week in Victoria with some of the Active Committee
at the Univ. Victoria and traveling the Victoria area in the
van ( March
Support the Boycott, Divestment
and Sanctions campaign!
http://www.boycottisraeliapartheid.org/ or http://www.inminds.co.uk/boycott-brands.html
about the origins of the conflict all too often has obscured …understanding
of its true dimension. It began as a conflict resulting from immigrants
struggling to displace the local majority population. All else is
derivative from this basic reality.”
Donald Neff, former Senior Editor, Time Magazine, ‘Fallen
Pillars: U.S. Policy towards Palestine and Israel since 1945’
Sponsored by: CAIA Victoria http://www.caiavictoria.ca
in the Times Colonist 2013
SOME OF CAIA'S ACCOMPLISHMENTS
OF PEACE AND JUSTICE FOR PALESTINIANS
Speakers sponsored - Jeff Halper, Chair Committee Against House Demolitions,
U. Victoria Student Journalist sent with the Free Gaza Caravan, member
sent on the Mavi Mamara and in the massacre by Israel on the Free
Gaza Flotilla, Amira Hass, Correspondent Haaretz Newspaper, Michael
Riordon, Author 'Our Way to Fight', Ramzy Baroud, author of 'the
Second Palestinian Intifada', etc.
Demonstrations - against the Cast Lead attack on Gaza, against the
Israeli massacre on the Mavi Marara, against the interference with
the Free Gaza Flotilla, against the sale of 'Stolen Beauty' made
by Ahava from the Dead Sea products, in support of the uprising in
action in support of Boycott, Divestment and Sanction - pickets of
Chapter's protesting the owners support of the Israeli military,
picket and stock owners meeting protests to end Mountain Equipment
Coop's sale of goods from the Israeli settlements, publicity to end
the Gaza Blockade, Israeli Occupation of Palestine and Apartheid
in Palestine, particpation in Peace Parades, etc.
Film showings and concerts - co-sponsored numerous films at the Thursday
night Social Justice Film Nights such as 'Lemon Tree, 'Life in Occupied
Palestine', David Rovics concerts, the play 'My Name is Rachel Corrie",
etc. and 'Five Broken Cameras'.
CAIA participated in the Summer 2011 Gaza Freedom Flotilla,
JOIN US IN THE EFFORT FOR PEACE AND JUSTICE