Here are excerpts from the speech delivered at the event by Martha Roth, a founding member founding member of Independent Jewish Voices Canada, at an anti JNF (Jewish National Fund) protest on April 14, 2019 (see background information here).
“This is a colonial settler regime as Israel is and they are both criminal. We are very conscious of the fact that we are here on the unceded Coast Salish land as the Israelis are on unceded Palestinian land. The world does not need more colonial settler regimes. They are crimes against humanity and we are here in solidarity with the Palestinian people now and forever. free free Palestine.”