Launch of Israeli Apartheid Week: Building a movement to Boycott Israeli Apartheid


 Listen to audio from IAW pressconference

On Tuesday February 17th, a coalition of student groups, palestine solidarity organizations and faculty launched Israeli Apatheid Week in Montreal. 

Israeli Apartheid Week (IAW) marks its fifth anniversary in the wake of Israel’s horrific attacks and continued siege on Gaza. IAW is an annual international series of educational and cultural events held in cities and campuses across the globe. Its aim is to broaden public awareness about the nature of Israel as an apartheid state and to build a worldwide movement of Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions (BDS) against the Israeli regime, similar to those undertaken against Apartheid South Africa in the 1980s.

Israeli Apartheid Week Montreal is organized by a number of diverse groups across campuses citywide and endorsed by over 35 organizations.

Speakers include
Abby Lippman-Member of College and University Workers United
Meg Leitold-member of Tadamon! Montreal and Israeli Apartheid Week

French Audio!
Nina Amrov, Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights (SPHR)
Hubert Gendron-Blais Un membre de l’Association pour une solidaritÈ syndicale Ètudiante (ASSE)
For more information about Israeli Apartheid week you can go to => ,
This was produced by Mostafa Henaway for CKUT 90.3 FM


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