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

anti-Semitism summit.


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...


Media Release: Canada should respond to Israeli violence by applying its laws

The Canadian Foreign Policy Institute, Just Peace Advocates and thousands of Canadians want the federal government to apply Canadian laws concerning support for foreign militaries to help protect Palestinians from Israeli violence.


NDP votes to sanction Israel 

At the party’s ongoing convention delegates voted overwhelmingly in favor of the Palestine Resolution. It calls for “Ending all trade and economic cooperation with illegal settlements in Israel-Palestine” and “Suspending the bilateral trade of all arms and related materials with the State...


CBC has changed the headline to say West Bank.

An article appeared on the CBC website on March 16th using an Associated Press Article, entitled New Dead Sea scrolls found in desert cave in Israel. Father Robert Assaly contcted the CBC, to point out this was...


Canada’s public pension board urged to divest from companies identified as violating human rights by the United Nations

On March 8, over 70 organizations along with dozens of individuals contacted the Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board about its investment in funds related to Israeli occupation of Palestine and the Syrian Golan Heights.


Canada silent on India’s colonization of Kashmir

Last week a few media sources reported on India’s evictions of forest dwellers based on an AFP report. Canadian media continued to be silent on the Indian occupation of Kashmir. In 1948, Canada’s UN representative Andrew McNaughton took the...


Feb. 5,2021: Expressing solidarity with the people of Kashmir under India’s illegal occupation

February 5th is day of solidarity with the people of Kashmir. In November 2020, the government responded to three petitions with regard to the situation in Indian occupied Kashmir. One was sponsored by Liberal MP Ratansi, another by NDP MP...


Standing with Dr. Hassan Diab

In June 2018, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau stated, “I think, for Hassan Diab, we have to recognize first of all that what happened to him never should have happened. This is something that obviously was an extremely difficult situation...


MP to speak at “No illegal Israeli military recruiting in Canada” webinar

On Wednesday, February 3, a coalition of 50+organizations is hosting an event to oppose illegal Israeli military recruitment in Canada. The event includes Bloc Québécois MP Mario Beaulieu, Rabbi David Mivasair, attorney John Philpot and Aseel al Bajeh of...


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