The International Solidarity Movement (ISM) is a Palestinian-led
movement of Palestinian and International activists who utilize
nonviolent direct action to support the Palestinian struggle for
freedom and an end to Israeli occupation.
is a local affiliate of the International Solidarity Movement. Our
mandate is to assist activists from Western Canada who want to join
the nonviolent resistance in Palestine.
works closely with ISM delegates travelling to Palestine. We help
them fundraise for their trips, and we provide logistical and
We conduct preliminary training on non-violent resistance that
is compulsory for ISM delegates. (ISM headquarters in Palestine
provides additional required training on non-violent resistance
and other necessary precautions.)
ISM-Vancouver works in collaboration with various organizations
and communities to arrange speaking engagements and events for
returning delegate members.
ISM-Vancouver aims to provide an environment for wide public participation
in campaigns that demand a clear stand from the Canadian Government
on supporting Palestinian national and human rights.