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CBC owes the people of Palestine an apology

2000+ people have written to the CBC to condemn its deletion of the word Palestine and its subsequent apology for uttering the word Palestine. Despite this public outcry, the Canadian publicly funded broadcaster continues to protest that the word...


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CBC owes the people of Palestine an apology

Over 2,000 people have written to the CBC to condemn its deletion of the word "Palestine" and its subsequent apology for uttering it. Still, the broadcaster insists the word falls outside its standards. Express your concern about the CBC deletion...


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Justice for Palestine & Black America

Justice for Palestine and Black America. September 13 at NOON EDT. Fund raiser for the Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem. Register. Watch. Donate.


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The CBC continues to insist Palestine is against CBC language standards

The CBC director of Jouralistic Standards has written to the 2K+ people who have written the CBC to express concern about the deletion of the word Palestine, followed by the apology for using the word Palestine. While more thorough...


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Double lock down in the Kashmir valley—a year of military lockdown, compounded with Covid-19

While the rest of the world is focused on restrictions associated with the Covid-19 pandemic, the Kashmiris have been faced with a brutal human rights situation of double lockdown—an aggressive military lockdown, coupled with the devasting ramifications of Covid-19. Learn...


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Stop Bill 168. Say no to IHRA in Ontario

Just Peace Advocates indicated to the clerk of the Ontario Standing Justice Policy Committee that should there be consideration to moving Bill 168 toward Third Reading, it is essential that a very robust consultation including expert opinions be sought...


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Just Peace Advocates highlights from 2019/2020

Just Peace Advocates second year has proved to filled with many rich partnerships and much work in support of international law and human rights for the people of Palestine and Kashmir. Read about our highlights.


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A comprehensive look at 53 years of settler colonization in East Jerusalem

For the last 53 years of Israeli occupation and annexation, Israel has been implementing a systematic and will planed policies and practices of colonization and discrimination aiming to control Palestinian land and the transfer of the indigenous Palestinian population....


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Canadian organizations join to send urgent appeal to UN Special Procedures on the wilful killing of Ahmad Erekat

Nine Canadian organizations join 83 organisations to send urgent appeal to UN Special Procedures on the wilful killing of Ahmad Erekat, Urging International Justice and Accountability for Israel’s Shoot-to-Kill Policy


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Kashmir Martyrs’ Day, 89 years, and we remember July 13, 1931,

Today, July 13 marks Kashmir Martyrs' Day. On this date in 1931, predating the independence of India and Pakistan from British colonial rule by 16 years, 22 Kashmiris were gunned down in cold blood by the Hindu ruler's forces.


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1972, the year the pro-Israel lobby realized it had to shut down the United Church’s work on Palestine

Assurance was provided to the pro-Israel lobby that the resolutions passed by the United Church of Canada in Saskatoon in 1972 would not be implemented. This involved stalling the sending of a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau for a...


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The United Church tries to explain its half-century relationship with pro-Israel lobby

Rev. Dr. John Young on behalf of the United Church of Canada has provided a response to 100+ people who urged the United Church to renounce its agreement with B’nai Brith along with any other explicit or implicit agreements...


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Cooperation accord between United Church of Canada and B’nai Brith, May 1973

in August 1972, a very strong resolution in support of Palestine was passed by the church membership at its national general council meeting in Saskatoon. Senior leaders of the church engaged in talks with B’nai Brith following the 1972 General...


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Update on the Cable Car Legal Case in East Jerusalem

The Israeli High Court conducted a hearing about the Cable car Annexation project, on June 29, 2020. The families of Silwan await a decision. It is reassuring that on Juy 7, 2020, 57 Canadian members of parliament have said they...


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The Unholy Land by Rev. Dr. A.C. Forrest

Attempts were made to silence editor of the United Church of Canada's Observer magazine, Rev. Dr. A.C. Forrest when in 1973 the United Church of Canada signed an agreement with B'nai Brith. This is an agreement that continues to...


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The United Church of Canada Taskforce to respond to 2017 call of Palestinian Christians

The United Church of Canada policy on Palstine as of 2019, does not reflect the resolutions passed by grassroots church at General Council meetings over the last 50 years. Nor does it reflect the call from Christians in...


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Jonathan Kuttab: The Mechanics of Israel’s Annexation in the West Bank

Jonathan Kuttab looks at what Israel's annexation in the West Bank may include. Few know exactly how the Israeli annexation of certain territories in the occupied West Bank will take place, but it is safe to make some observations based...


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Sanctions regardless of Annexation

Just Peace Advocates states emphatically that the Canadian government needs to follow its own domestic law and accountability to international law, and put sanctions on place regardless of annexation threats or the realization of these threats.


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Cut the Current to Israel Electric

Israel Electric Corporation is a public company, which produces and supplies electricity to all sectors of the Israeli economy, both within its so-called “1967” borders, by the United Nations, and in the Palestinian territories of the West Bank, Gaza...


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Actuonix Motion Devices urged to take measures to ensure compliant with international law

Who Profits, an independent research center dedicated to exposing the role of the private sector in the Israeli occupation economy indicates that Actuonix Motion Devices components were used during the Israeli military repression of the March of Return....


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Canada’s Security Council Defeat is a Win for Palestine

“The Trudeau government’s anti-Palestinian voting record at the UN undoubtedly contributed to its failure to gain a seat on the Security Council,” said Karen Rodman. “Those who support Palestinian rights should rejoice.”


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Canadian bid for UN security seat unnerved by over 1000 individual letters sent to UN ambassadors urging to vote against Canada due to anti-Palestinian record

It seems IK+ letters written to UN ambassadors has caught the attention of the Canadian government, desperate to advance their UN security council seat bid. Just Peace Advocates learned that on June 10, 2020, a letter from Canada’s United...


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100+ organizations and dozens of prominent individuals urge countries to vote against Canada’s bid for Security Council seat due to anti-Palestinian positions

An open letter signed by an impressive list of organizations and individuals will be delivered to all UN ambassadors asking them to vote for Ireland and Norway instead of Canada for two seats soon to be available on the...


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Statement of Solidarity with Black Lives Matter

Just Peace Advocates expresses our full solidarity with the Black Lives Matter movement, including full support for an immediate independent inquest into the alleged murder of Regis Korchinski-Paquet who died when she fell from a high rise while...


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