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Bloc Québécois indicates support for people of Kashmir/ Le Bloc Québécois indique son soutien au peuple du Cachemire

The Bloc Québécois (BQ) has responded to questions sent to the party and its leader in regard to its stance on Canadian foreign policy as it relates to Kashmir. The BQ is the first political party to respond to...


In this federal election, Vote Kashmir

Join the growing movement of individuals and organizations who have endorsed the Vote Kashmir campaign, which calls for a human rights based approach on Canada’s policies on self-determination for Kashmir. Our grassroots campaign will ensure that political parties and...


This federal Election: Vote Palestine

Today, a partnership of Canadian advocacy groups launched Vote Palestine: a campaign and online resource to put issues of human rights in Palestine-Israel on the agenda for the federal election. Central to the campaign is a joint platform of...


#NoIsraeliArms4Canada

Cancel the procurement process for the estimated $5 B contract for armed surveillance drones; Now with the election call, we would also ask that all candidates of conscience running in the federal election take this stance.


Two years later, Canada still silent on India’s colonization of Kashmir

Today marks two years since the Kashmiri people lost their autonomous status. On August 5, 2019,  the president of India arbitrarily revoked Article 370 and 35A of the Indian constitution and suspended the Jammu and Kashmir constitution.  The Canadian government and media, as...


Complaint challenges illegal subsidies to Israeli military

A formal legal complaint was submitted to the Canada Revenue Agency today concerning the charitable status of the Canadian Zionist Cultural Association (CZCA). Canadian Palestinian refugee Khaled Mouammar and Independent Jewish Voices member Rabbi David Mivasair have asked the CRA to...


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...