March 2011

Refusing to be Enemies: Palestinian and Israeli Nonviolent Resistance to the Israeli Occupation

Wednesday, March 30,
7 pm
Engineering and Computing Building, Room 108
University of Victoria

You are invited to an evening with Maxine Kaufman-Lausta presenting her recent book.
This is an interview-based study in which more that 100 Israeli and Palestinian nonviolent activist share hopes and visions, and discuss effective strategies and challenges faced in pursuing the goal of a just peace. (more…)


Tuesday, March 29
7 pm
Social Sciences and Math Building Room A110
University of Victoria

Featuring human rights activist Kevin Neish, this public event will recount the efforts last spring to deliver humanitarian aid to the people of Gaza, and it will look ahead to future efforts by the Canadian Boat to Gaza.

Co-sponsored by UVic Social Justice Studies, Jews for Justice, Victoria Peace Initiative and Canadian Union of Postal Workers

Click to access FreedomFlotillatoGazatalkMarch29_2011.pdf

The Victoria Peace Coalition endorses the statements of the Canadian Peace Congress and the Canadian Peace Alliance.
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The Taste of Peace: From Palestine to Canada
A public event with Robert Massoud

Thursday March 10
7:30 pm
UVic Graduate Students Society Centre
(across from the bookstore)

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