Tag Archives: Israeli-Palestinian conflict


Part I, Part II The riot at Concordia University showed how such events are handled by police, as well as how events are communicated to the public for certain interests. In this final part, the ‘Netanyahu Riot’ will be put in perspective, and the power struggle which took place will be examined. The protesters in […]

The ‘Netanyahu Riot’ II – Media Analysis

For Part I of this analysis, click here The protest and subsequent violence which took place at Concordia University made headlines in 2002. While the demonstration might have been intended to be non-violent, the tension and animosity surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict reached a fever pitch. Several people attending the planned speech of (then) former Israeli […]

The ‘Netanyahu Riot’ at Concordia University

Few conflicts have proven to be more pervasive among religious groups than the Israel-Palestine conflict. It’s no exaggeration to say this conflict has become the focal point of tensions between Muslim and Jewish communities around the world.  Concordia University grabbed headlines back in September 2002 when tensions reached a boiling point between Israeli and Palestinian […]

Media Analysis: Killing one person is murder. Killing 100, 000 is foreign policy: A look into recent Anti-War Movements, post 9/11

The Middle East and its accumulation of nuclear weapons has become a major concern for political states, such as the United States and Canada. The growing tension is in part due to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Centre in September of 2001, where the Bush administration declared war against Afghanistan and Iraq. Anti-war movements […]