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Canadian government urged to hold India accountable in regard to grave situation in Indian Occupied Jammu and Kashmir

On May 18, 2020 the Government of India notified the Jammu and Kashmir Grant of Domicile Certificate (Procedure) Rules. Since Jammu and Kashmir is an internationally disputed territory, this law, which entails forced transfer of populations and settlement is...


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...


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...


Let the Canadian government know Palestine and Kashmir need justice

Two formal government petitions. Take 1-2 minutes to sign each of these calling for justice for Palestine and Kashmir.


Canadian civil society urges Canadian government to rethink its stance re the International Criminal Court in regard to Palestine

May 25, 2020 Toronto On April 29, 2020, 42 Canadian civil society organizations were among 183 Palestinian, Regional and International Human Rights Organisations that wrote to the International Criminal Court (ICC) indicating it is “Time to Investigate Crimes in Palestine, Time...


Toronto Marathon raised funds to support families facing evictions in East Jerusalem

On Friday, May 22, 2020, a young adult marathoner from Toronto ran a one-person marathon to support the families facing eviction in East Jerusalem. With $700 raised donations continue to be accepted.


Canadian civil society call on Canadian government in regard to COVID-19 and the grave threat to occupied Kashmir

11 organizations have sent a letter to the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, the Minister of Foreign Affairs calling on the Canadian government to urge India to: 1. End its militarism, state violence, and denial of fundamental rights to the people of...


Canada record at the UN in regard to Palestine speaks for itself

During the 21 st century, Ireland has voted YES 251 times and Norway has voted YES 249 times, and never NO in regard to United Nations votes in support of the Palestinian people. Canada has only voted YES...


#NoUNSC4Canada

Despite its peaceful reputation, Canada is not acting as a benevolent player on the international stage. 100+ artists, academics and activists have said #NoUNSC4Canada. Join the at https://www.foreignpolicy.ca/petition


Donate to self-isolation marathoner in support of those facing evictions in Al Quds/East Jerusalem

A small effort for the people who are at front of resistance in Al Quds on Al Quds DayDonate to self-isolation marathoner in support of those facing evictions in Al Quds/East Jerusalem   Al Quds/Jerusalem Day, May 22, 2020 Google search AP...


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