Winnipeg Folkorama Vigil for Gaza a Success


Winnipeg Folklorama 2014 Vigil A Success, Winnipeg, Manitoba. Canada On the evening of Friday, August 15, people from peace organizations and others just average citizens, gathered for a vigil in front of the Israel Pavilion in Winnipeg. The purpose of our event was to raise awareness around the current invasion of Gaza and to remember…

From Winnipeg to Gaza….the View From Here


From Winnipeg to Gaza…The View From Here Children on the beach collecting shells. Innocent children, living as children. Carefree, if only for a moment, until they were killed in Israel’s recent attacks on Gaza. Previously, I wrote about our recent rally in support of the people of Gaza who have been under attack since July…

Winnipeg Rally in Support of Gaza, August 9th, 2014


Saturday, August 9th was a beautiful, albeit steamy day in Winnipeg, for a peaceful demonstration in support the Palestinian people still under attack in Gaza. Members of Palestinian organizations and peace groups gave speeches at the Manitoba legislature before we marched down Broadway to Fort Street and then up to St. Mary’s Avenue and back…