ACROSS CANADA RALLIES FOR PALESTINE

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BDS (Boycott Divestment Sanctions) is a peaceful action used to bring economic pressure on a government which is oppressing people.  It was the very tool which brought justice to South Africa.  Palestinians are now using it to build support for their cries for freedom, justice and equality.

BDSThe BDS movement seeks:

  1. An end to Israel’s occupation and colonization of all Palestinian land
  2. The dismantling of Israel’s wall
  3. Equality for Palestinian citizens of Israel
  4. Respect for the rights of Palestinian refugees

A rally was held in Toronto at Dundas Square on Saturday, May 18 with similar rallies in major cities across Canada.  Speeches were given and later the group walked up Yonge Street to Bloor where the Israeli consulate is located.  Here further speeches were given.

For further information:

https://www.facebook.com/TorontoBDS/

https://bdsmovement.net/

-Sr. Rosemary Williamson, OLM

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