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#IVotePalestine

 In Actions You Can Take, Campaigns

Just Peace Advocates joins with the Canada Palestine Association, and other organizations to say:

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In the upcoming Canadian general election scheduled for October 21, 2019, we commit to vote for candidates and parties that:

• Support Palestinian human and national rights including the inalienable right to self-determination.

• Oppose Israeli ethnic cleansing, war crimes and apartheid.

• Recognize the fundamental rights of the Arab-Palestinian citizens of Israel to full equality.

• Respect, protect and promote the rights of Palestinian refugees to return to their homes and properties as stipulated in UN resolution 194.

• Support ending Israeli occupation and colonization of all Arab lands and dismantling the Wall.

• Oppose Canadian tax-deductible status for the Jewish National Fund JNF, HESEG Foundation and all Zionist organizations that are disguised as charities while supporting the Israeli military and settlements.

• Recognize the rights of Canadians to support the Boycott Divestment and Sanctions BDS movement as a non-violent strategy to force Israel to abide by UN resolutions and all international humanitarian laws, and

• Oppose condemning or criminalizing people or organizations who support the BDS Movement.

• Oppose the anti-Palestinian, anti-democratic and politically charged IHRA definition of anti-Semitism.

CHECK out Roger Water’s message

EKOS Poll 2017 indicated that 66% of Canadians see Sanctions on Israel as reasonable. When Conservative voters removed 75% agreed agreed.  A chance for candidates and parties to align with Canadian values.

JE VOTE POUR LA LIBERTÉ, LA JUSTICE ET L’ÉGALITÉ
REJOIGNEZ CETTE PAGE D’ÉVÉNEMENT FB ET PRENEZ UN ENGAGEMENT #IVotePalestine
Lors des prochaines élections générales au Canada, prévues pour le 21 octobre 2019, nous nous engageons à voter pour les candidats et les partis qui:

• Soutiennent les droits de l’homme et les droits nationaux des Palestiniens, y compris le droit inaliénable à l’autodétermination.

• S’opposent au nettoyage ethnique israélien, aux crimes de guerre et à l’apartheid.
• Reconnaissent les droits fondamentaux des citoyens et citoyennes arabo-palestiniens d’Israël à la pleine égalité.

• Respectent, protègent et promeuvent le droit de retour des réfugiés palestiniens et la repossession de leurs propriétés, conformément à la résolution 194 des Nations Unies.

• Supportent la fin de l’occupation israélienne et de la colonisation de toutes les terres arabes ainsi que le démantèlement du mur.

• S’opposent au statut d’organisme de bienfaisance, déductible d’ impôts au Canada, pour le Fonds national juif ( FNJ), la Fondation HESEG, et toutes les organisations sionistes déguisées en œuvres de charité qui soutiennent l’armée israélienne et les colonies de peuplement.

• Reconnaissent le droit des Canadiens d’appuyer le mouvement BDS (Boycott Désinvestissement et Sanctions) en tant que stratégie non violente pour forcer Israël à se conformer aux résolutions de l’ONU et à l’ensemble du droit international humanitaire, et

• S’opposent à la condamnation ou à la criminalisation des personnes ou des organisations qui soutiennent le mouvement BDS.

• Opposez-vous à la définition de l’antisémitisme anti-palestinienne, anti-démocratique et politiquement chargée par l’IHRA

Letters have been sent to all political parties, and only the NDP has responded.  The NDP response is somewhat encouraging and can be read HERE.

Read more HERE, including templates for letters and handouts.

PRINT to provide to candidates seeking your vote. Let them know what is important to securing your vote.
Write to your local candidates. CLICK HERE to download letter which you can customize.

To find your candidates check out Election Canada and then in order to find candidate info for your riding go to specific political parties through the links provided.

You can also find candidates for the following parties at the links:

Liberal Party of Canada

New Democratic Party

Conservative Party of Canada

Bloc Québécois

Green Party of Canada

READ more

In run-up to Canada’s elections, Palestinian activists launch ‘#IVotePalestine’ by Marion Kawas, August 21, 2019, MONDOWEISS

Time to Breach the Wall of Silence on Supporting Israeli War Crimes! by Marion Kawas, August 25, 2019, THE PALESTINE CHRONICLES

Why Palestine looms large in Canada’s election campaign by Jeremy Wildeman, October 3, 2019, MIDDLE EAST EYE

 

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