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From the Uniter: Institutionally challenged-Deconstructing Israel Apartheid Week

by Alex Garcia, March 10, 2012

Four and a half years ago I started my university career at the University of Winnipeg. Up until then, I had never heard the word Palestine.

I wouldn’t until the bombing of Gaza in 2008 and 2009 when TV screens showed images of Palestinians running from white phosphorous, and Israeli tanks roaming the streets of Gaza.

I was a student in the Human Rights and Global Studies program for close to four years and was never taught about international systems of colonialism, or what role Canada plays in perpetuating oppression at home and abroad.

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