Citizen Action Monitor

Pro-Israel anti-BDS movement encounters growing resistance from opposing forces

Dutch government latest to affirm that BDS activism is a form of free speech. No 1684 Posted by fw, May 28. 2016 UPDATE: May 29, 2016 — Ireland latest EU state … Continue reading

May 28, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 14

Premier Wynne, your trade mission enables Israel to persist in its crimes against Palestinians. No 1664 Posted by fw, May 6, 2016 Friday, May 6, 2016 Dear Premier Wynne, Below is … Continue reading

May 6, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 2

Israeli Minster Calls for “Civil Targeted Killings” of BDS Leaders No 1646 Posted by fw, April 21, 2016 Yesterday, Day 2 of my campaign to email a letter a day to … Continue reading

April 21, 2016

Anti-BDS activism from some factions of ‘pro Palestine’ camp triggers sharp rebuke

“I’m fed up”, says Juliana Farha – Norman Finklestein’s criticism of BDS, in particular, is deeply troubling. No 1632 Posted by fw, April 1, 2016 “For me, the eagerness of supposed … Continue reading

April 1, 2016

McGill Principal’s attack on BDS movement draws stern rebukes, concerns, and corrections

“Clearly, it is only Palestinian rights that excite Principal Fortier’s antipathy, and require singling out for exclusion.” No 1620 Posted by fw, March 22, 2016 “Indeed, I am certain it will … Continue reading

March 22, 2016

“Go Ahead, Make My Day, Condemn Me” — CJPME head dares Trudeau to condemn him for BDS promotion

“The three stated goals of the BDS movement align virtually perfectly with Canada’s official principles on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.” No 1617 Posted by fw, March 19, 2016 “‘I’ve realized that being … Continue reading

March 19, 2016

Trudeau government’s opposing BDS vote tells Netanyahu to do whatever he pleases to Palestinians

Is there any action by Israel that would cause the Grits to “condemn” it rather than its critics? No 1610 Posted by fw, March 06, 2016 “Justin Trudeau and his government … Continue reading

March 6, 2016

As McGill students vote to support BDS, Liberals shamefully vote to support Tory motion to condemn BDS

Main lesson for activists – only effective grassroots organizing will help intensify BDS work in aid of Palestinian cause. No 1602 Posted by fw, February 26, 2016 “So the Boycott, Divestment … Continue reading

February 26, 2016

Gutless Liberal government supports Tory motion to condemn Canadian organizations that support Israel boycott

CJPME responds with “Boycott Israel” campaign of sticky notes to attach to Israel products in local stores. No 1598 Posted by fw, February 19, 2016 “Boycotting is legal – it is … Continue reading

February 19, 2016

Montreal Gazette spins BDS event at Concordia University as hate campaign against Jewish students

Biased reporting also ignored efforts of Israeli-Canadian donor to Concordia “to erase Palestinians from historical memory”. No 1548 Posted by fw, December 21, 2015 “At the end of November, the … Continue reading

December 21, 2015

Call for adoption of BDS sanctions against Israel by US AFL-CIO

Pronouncement cites litany of “human rights violations arising from the occupation of the Palestinian Territories by the state of Israel.” No 1499 Posted by fw, November 4, 2015 “BE IT RESOLVED … Continue reading

November 4, 2015

Defying embargo, Palestinians finally begin official internal boycott of Israeli products – a first in 20 years

Israeli embargo forces humiliated Palestinians to buy almost $5bn worth of goods and services yearly from their enemy No 1376 Posted by fw, June 21, 2015 “A small demonstration in … Continue reading

June 21, 2015

The more fascistic and racist the Israeli government becomes, the stronger Harper’s support

Far from being an expression of the “new anti-Semitism”, the Palestinian BDS campaign is the world’s best bet to force peace No 1338 Posted by fw, May 17, 2015 “For all the … Continue reading

May 17, 2015

Trudeau “spineless” say McGill students, rejecting his critical “enough is enough” tweet re Palestinian BDS vote

McGill prof also expressed disappointment that Trudeau “apparently opposes free speech rights of Canadian students” No 1281 Posted by fw, March 16, 2015 “A vote on divestment taking place today … Continue reading

March 16, 2015

BC activists send BDS message to Air Canada and Harper government – Palestinian Lives Matter!

BDS action against Air Canada for signing maintenance agreement with Israeli drone manufacturer No 1275 Posted by fw, March 7, 2015 “A recent study entitled Sleepless in Gaza by Dr. Atef Abu Saif, Al-Azhar … Continue reading

March 7, 2015

Ontario branch of Canadian Federation of Students votes to join boycott of Israel

300,000 students lead the way where cowering federal politicians dare not follow Ryerson U president calls on Ontario academic institutions not to “remain complicit” with schools that support “Israeli war … Continue reading

August 21, 2014

Inspiring role model for all activists — Introducing Margaret Cassar, Australian BDS activist

“She is a lot of the glue that holds us all together.” No 1067 Posted by fw, June 5, 2014 “World attention focuses on Palestine for a short time, resolutions … Continue reading

June 5, 2014

Ryerson U students latest  to join Canadian universities’ Boycott Israel movement

Ryerson joins York U, Ottawa U, Carleton U, Regina U, U of Toronto (2 campuses), and Windsor U (under review) No 1026 Posted by fw, April 4, 2014 “Slowly but … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

More on UWindsor BDS vote — Electronic Intifada cites “donor threats, Islamophobic backlash” in story

Story alleges “attempt by the school’s president to derail the results of a referendum” No 1013 Posted by fw, March 19, 2014 “PSG [Palestinian Solidary Group] member Hossam Sleiman, who … Continue reading

March 19, 2014 · Leave a comment