On January 24, 2014, Dr. Hani Faris, adjunct professor of political science at the University of British Columbia, spoke to a packed hall at Simon Fraser University on “The Historical Context of the Palestine Maps: Fact and Fiction” at an event sponsored by the Palestine Awareness Coalition. Watch Dr. Faris’ talk below:

These transit ads, which were posted on August 27, 2013 at the Vancouver City Centre SkyTrain station on the Canada Line, and on buses throughout the TransLink system, were produced by a coalition of seven local Vancouver-based organizations, from among many who find the 65 year-long Israeli occupation of Palestine an international outrage and an ongoing punishment of the Palestinian people.

DONATE to support the effort: https://www.canadahelps.org/CharityProfilePage.aspx?charityID=s32200

Our missions overlap in this respect. If you are interested in learning more about Palestinian solidarity work in Vancouver and you would like to hear more about this campaign and others, we direct you to our individual websites:

Independent Jewish Voices
Canada – Palestine Support Network
Building Bridges Vancouver
Boycott Israeli Apartheid Campaign
Seriously Free Speech
Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights
Canadian Friends of Sabeel / Near East Cultural & Educational Foundation

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