Don’t let McGill crush student support for Palestine!

In a major victory, students at McGill just voted 71% in a referendum to adopt a Palestine Solidarity Policy and boycott companies complicit in Israeli apartheid. Now, McGill is threatening to withhold the student union’s membership fees to force students to abandon the policy. This is a heavy-handed attack on student democracy and undermines the right to protest Israel’s system of racial discrimination! Continue reading


Amnesty calls out Israeli Apartheid: Tell Canadian politicians to act!

A major new report by Amnesty International concludes that Israel is perpetuating a system of Apartheid against the Palestinian people! Amnesty determined that Israel operates a regime of oppression and domination, amounting to Apartheid, whose victims include Palestinians under military occupation, Palestinian citizens within Israel, and even Palestinian refugees in exile. Continue reading


Tell the TDSB: Support the Students Calling for a Free Palestine!

Last week, hundreds of students in Toronto held an amazing walk-out to protest anti-Palestinian racism in their schools. The students called for a "Free Palestine" and used a popular chant that expresses hope for freedom from oppression: "From the River to the Sea, Palestine will be Free." (Read their press release and demands here). Shockingly, these courageous and inspiring students are now being viciously attacked by pro-Israel groups, who are falsely accusing them of using "genocidal" slogans. This unacceptable bullying campaign, which aims to smear the anti-racist activism of high school students, must be immediately challenged by the TDSB. Click here to support TDSB students calling for a Free Palestine! Continue reading