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Palestine Solidarity and the Boycott Movement: An Inter-Generational Dialogue

A moderated, dynamic and inter-generational discussion of the history, current challenges and prospects for the Palestine solidarity movement in Canada. August 3 Webinar. Be sure to register.

Congratulations to Jonathan Kuttab

Just Peace Advocates joins in congratulating Jonathan Kuttab on his appointment as the Friends of Sabeel North America (FOSNA) executive director. Jonathan is a cofounder and Board member of Just Peace Advocates.

Just Peace Advocates joins statement on the 10th anniversary of the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights

Just Peace Advocates is one of 65 organizations that has signed a joint oral intervention to the UN Human Rights Council 47th Session, as part of the panel on the tenth anniversary of guiding principles on business and human...

Just Peace Advocates joins more than 130 groups call on PM Trudeau to end prejudiced audits of Muslim charities

More than 130 groups signed an open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau and members of his cabinet, raising concerns and calling for action in regards to the Canada Revenue Agency’s prejudiced audits of Muslim charities, under the auspices of...

Liberal parliamentary petition calling for Israel’s accountability in war crimes against Palestine’s children

Liberal MP for Scarborough Centre Salma Zahid presented parliamentary petition that she sponsored calling for Israel's accountability in war crimes against Palestine's children. Almost 5,000 Canadian signed this petition, and we await the Liberal response.

Detailed legal review of the Suppression of Scholarship on Palestine at the University of Toronto

The University of Toronto’s Faculty of Law came under widespread criticism after being accused of caving to external pressure from a sitting federal judge and university donor not to hire Dr. Valentina Azarova as director for its renowned International...

The case of Alex Saab – US abduction of Venezuelan diplomat, a global challenge 

With the possible extradition of a Venezuelan diplomat to the US on bogus charges, an emergency human rights delegation organized by the International Campaign to Free Alex Saab was quickly dispatched to Cabo Verde, where he is imprisoned. This...

Liberals right to embrace MP who calls Israel an “apartheid” state

anti-Semitism summit.

Defence critic out of step with NDP grassroots

Garrison is out of step with NDP members on Palestinian rights. His militarism is also not shared by most in the party. It is time Garrison was removed as NDP defence critic.

Greens fire anti-Palestinian extremist Noah Zatzman 

After a wave of criticism from pro-Palestinian activists the Green Party of Canada Executive Council Committee terminated the contract of the senior adviser to party leader Annamie Paul. Over the past week 1400 individuals have emailed Green leaders calling through a...

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