One year ago, Canada announced that it was purchasing a drone from Israeli weapons company Elbit Systems. Since then, more than 12,000 Canadians have spoken out against the contract, but the government has not responded to their concerns. In this episode, Tom and Michael discuss the campaign to Stop the Elbit Drone purchase. Why does Canada want this drone, and how does this purchase contribute to Israel’s oppression of Palestinians?
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Links from this podcast:
- Stop Elbit Drone campaign
- Myths and Facts about Canada’s Israeli drone contract
- AFSC research on Elbit
- Who Profits research on Elbit
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