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Finance Minister and Parliament are accountable for CPPIB–Canada’s public pension continues to support war crimes

The  2021 CPPIB Annual Report  showed increased investments in Israeli war crimes with at least 10 companies identified by the UN as complicit in war crimes. We ask the CPPIB to take all steps necessary to ensure that the activities...


Defending Palestinian Human Rights is not “Terrorism”

This criminalization of Palestinian advocacy is unacceptable and unfounded; Palestinian-Canadians and their supporters have no intention of allowing biased officials to suppress their democratic rights and their voices. We will continue to work for justice and equality for Palestinians,...


Royal Bank of Canada say NO to Palantir

Palantir provides their Artificial Intelligence (AI) predictive system to Israeli security forces, to identify people in occupied Palestine. The Royal Bank of Canada has over 2 M shares valued at over $56 M USD in Palantir holdings. This relationship flies in...


Just Peace Advocates supports the Statement of the International Community Must Support and Protect Palestinian Civil Society

Just Peace Advocates joins with 230+ other groups to, express our full solidarity with Palestinian civil society and human rights defenders as Israel continues to escalate its attacks to shut down critical human rights work and silence opposition to...


Defending Palestinian Human Rights is not “Terrorism”

 Now with ten organizations, the Israeli regime has fully adopted as standard practice and policy the “terrorist” designation of organizations that effectively challenge its control and expose its crimes on the local, regional and international levels.


Action: Canadian Parliamentary Petition highlights the work of Al-Haq & DCIP regarding Palestine’s children

With the recent attack on Al-Haq, DCIP and other organizations, the message of this petition is that we respect and value the decades of human rights and international law experience and expertise of these organizations.


Canadians call Trudeau to demand Biden #FreeAlex Saab

We join with Canadian civil society in a call to Trudeau in his new mandate to not follow the dictates of USA foreign policy, and to condemn the kidnapping of Ambassador Saab, noting that is a violation of the...


Canadian Call to #FreeAlexSaab

On October 16, 2021, Alex Saab was kidnapped by the USA from Cabo Verde to the USA. The case of Alex Saab raises dangerous precedents in terms of extraterritorial judicial abuse by the US in enforcing its unilateral coercive measures...


Breaking News: Alex Saab has been extradited

October 16: Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro's envoy Alex Saab has been extradited to the United States - Cape Verde National Radio Canadian lawyerand member of the Just Peace Advocates board John Philpot has just arrived back from the meeting...


Anti-Racist Groups Concerned Canada’s Proposed “Online Harms” Legislation Could Do More Harm Than Good

As organizations and individuals with expertise in anti-racism, we are profoundly concerned by the government’s proposed “online harms” legislation – purporting to address “terrorist content,” “content that incites violence,” “hate speech,” “non-consensual sharing of intimate images,” and “child sexual exploitation content.”