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Protest Against Netanyahu and Harper – March 2


Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu will be in Ottawa on March 2 to meet with Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper. There will be a protest organized by the Ottawa Peace Coalition and they are calling on other Canadian cities to hold solidarity actions.
The Harper government has m

ade its support for the far right-wing Netanyahu very clear, boasting that “Canada stands shoulder-to-shoulder with Israel”. Under Harper, Canada is increasingly being called the “best friend” of the Israeli government and its occupation of Palestinian lands.Join us in protesting these partners in militarism and occupation:

Friday, March 2, 12 Noon
at the Vancouver Art Gallery
 (Robson side)

More info: stopwar@resist.ca

Background links:

-Canadian Peace Alliance statement – “Don’t attack Iran” http://www.acp-cpa.ca/en/IranMain.htm

-‘Stephen Harper’s rhetoric on Iran should frighten us all’
http://straight.com/article-588881/vancouver/derrick-okeefe-stephen-harpers-rhetoric-iran-should-frighten-us-all

-“Harper inciting ‘hysteria’ with hard-line on Iran, says expert”
http://www.vancouversun.com/news/Harper+inciting+hysteria+with+hard+line+Iran+says+expert/6152822/story.html

-The real agenda of the Netanyahu government
http://rabble.ca/news/2012/02/iran-issue-nuclear-weapons-and-netanyahu-governments-underlying-agenda

-The Guardian editorial, “Iran: stumbling into war”
http://www.guardian.co.uk/commentisfree/2012/feb/19/iran-war-israel-us-obama

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