Citizen Action Monitor

With eyes wide shut, PM Harper gives nod of support to Israel’s murderous “right to defend itself” against terror attacks

Meanwhile, a very different perspective on terror in Gaza is provided by a progressive Jewish news website No 1094 Posted by fw, July 11, 2014 First, this short excerpt from … Continue reading

July 11, 2014

The devastating impact of the blockade of Gaza – the numbers tell a tale of Israel’s genocidal savagery

“Years, according to the UN, before Gaza becomes “uninhabitable” — 6” No 1093 Posted by fw, July 10, 2014 “Now we know: In the Jewish state, there is pity and … Continue reading

July 10, 2014

Are Canadian MPs afraid to speak candidly and factually about Israeli culpability in the Gaza conflict?

Harper MPs toe the pro-Israeli line while other party MPs confine themselves to platitudes No 622 Posted by fw, November 26, 2012 “Conservatives tacitly egged Israel on in its disproportionate … Continue reading

November 26, 2012 · Leave a comment

A Jewish refugee from Nazi Germany writes — I wish to tell you about Gaza

No 313 Posted by fw, October 25, 2011 In a July 2011 post, I wrote an account of my letter of rebuttal in response to a factually-challenged, pro-Israeli letter to the … Continue reading

October 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

Activist Ray McGovern tells why he will be aboard U.S. boat to Gaza

No 201 Posted by fw, June 19, 2011 “I also have been cautioned by a source with access to very senior staffers at the National Security Council that not only … Continue reading

June 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Names of delegates aboard Canadian boat to Gaza

No 200 Posted by fw, June 19, 2011 As editor of Citizen Action Monitor, it is an honour to publish the names of the citizen activists who will be aboard … Continue reading

June 19, 2011 · Leave a comment

Four Nobel Women’s Initiative: Gaza Flotilla II letter to Ban Ki-moon

No 195 Posted by fw, June 16, 2011 Nobel Women’s Initiative: Gaza Flotilla II letter to Ban Ki-moon June 10, 2011 RE: Inspection and sealing of Freedom Flotilla II cargo … Continue reading

June 16, 2011 · Leave a comment

Ramzy Baroud, too, finds reason for hope as 2010 draws to a close

No 100 Posted by fw, December 31, 2010 Like Rebecca Solnit, Ramzy Baroud, too, finds reason for hope as 2010 draws to a close. In his article, Hope In 2011: … Continue reading

December 31, 2010 · Leave a comment

Univ of Michigan students protest Israeli soldier campus visit

No 88 Posted by fw, November 16, 2010 “These guys shouldn’t have been allowed here on campus. They’re criminals.” University of Michigan student “These guys” were two soldiers of the … Continue reading

November 16, 2010 · Leave a comment

Canadian activists to launch Boat to Gaza this fall

No 51 Posted by fw, August 26, 2010 The following article, highlighting another ordinary Canadian making an extraordinary difference, first appeared in The Electronic Intifada. To facilitate browsing, I have … Continue reading

August 26, 2010 · Leave a comment