Stephen Ellis is a Barrister and Solicitor and a senior activist with the Canadian BDS (Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions) movement who participates in anti-Israel demonstrations including Al-Quds Day Rally and Nakba Day of Action.
On April 21, 2021 Stephen Ellis shared Cynthia LeBron’s cover photo that reads:
To resist occupation is not terrorism
To resist colonialism is not terrorism
To resist apartheid is not terrorism
To resist house demolition is not terrorism
To resist a settlement is not terrorism
To fight for freedom is not terrorism
I stand with Palestine
On April 20, 2021 Stephen Ellis shared Todd Gordon’s Facebook post that most probably refers to Black Lives Matter’s reaction to George Flyod’s death. The post reads:
Burning down police stations gets results.
On August 18, 2018 Stephen Ellis posted on Facebook:
PALESTINE CHANT LIST
From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free!
Justice is our demand! No peace on stolen land!
End the aggression, stop the crimes! Israel out of Palestine!
We want justice, you say how? End the siege on Gaza now! [Alt: End the occupation now! / Divest, divest from Israel now!]
Resistance is justified when people are occupied!
Netanyahu, you can’t hide! We charge you with apartheid! [Alt: Genocide]
Hey Trudeau [Alt: Netanyahu], you will see, Palestine will be free!
Hey Trudeau, don’t you know? The siege of Gaza’s got to go! [Alt: The occupation’s got to go!]
Fight the power, turn the tide! End Israeli Apartheid!
Free, free Palestine! (x2) Long live Palestine! (x2) Long live the Intifada (x2) Intifada, intifada! (x2)
Gaza, Gaza, don’t you cry! Palestine will never die!
Netanyahu, what do you say? How many kids did you kill today?
Hey hey, ho ho, the occupation’s got to go!
Hey hey, ho ho, apartheid has got to go!
Brick by brick, wall by wall, apartheid has to fall!
Palestine to Mexico, border walls have got to go! [Alt: Ireland to Palestine, border walls are a crime!]
From Iraq to Palestine, occupation is a crime!
In our millions, in our billions, we are all Palestinians!
Stop the killing, stop the hate! Israel’s an apartheid state/terror state/racist state!
The occupation? Shut it down! The border walls? Shut them down! The siege of Gaza? Shut it down! The whole damn system? Shut it down!
Not another nickel, not another dime, no more money for Israel’s crimes!
How do you spell justice? B-D-S!
Gaza must have food and water! Israel, Israel stop the slaughter!
1 2 3 4, Occupation no more! 5 6 7 8, Israel is a terror state!
From (insert name of city/town) to Gaza, Globalise the Intifada!
From the belly of the beast, no justice, no peace!
Viva, viva Palestina!
For confronting Zionists:
We know what that rally’s for! Occupation and War!
We know what that building’s for! Occupation and war!
Displacing lives since 48. There’s nothing here to celebrate!
Racists go home!
For background information on the Palestinian intifada (aka resistance) click here