Despite the weight of the discussions during the session, there was a warmth in the room — a reminder that political struggle often begins with solidarity and love.
Two councillors moved an urgency motion demanding that the decision be reversed in solidarity with Palestinian community members. The motion failed, and the flag will fly on the 26th of April.
Activists gathered to protest ethnic cleansing and Israel’s ongoing occupation of Palestine yesterday.
Thousands of protesters called for an end to Israeli occupation.