Remove racist Africa only travel ban, says Ugandan-born director of Canadian Foreign Policy Institute

Press release sent by Just Peace Advocates, December 17 for Canadian Foreign Policy Institute. MONTREAL, Quebec -- The Canadian Foreign Policy Institute has launched an email campaign calling on the Liberals to “Remove racist travel ban and support a Covid...

More than 50 media releases to 2500 media contacts during 2021

During 2021, working with dozens of organizations across Canada, Just Peace Advocates put out more than one press release each week on topics that do not make the main stream media. Check out the releases we sent.

The Canadian Association of University Teachers resolution marks a critical moment in the protection of academic freedom

On November 26, 2021, the Canadian Association of University Teachers (CAUT) national council in a critical and historic move voted unanimously to oppose the IHRA definition. With this historic decision, CAUT has indicated that it supports the academic freedom of its members and recognizes...

India arrests prominent Kashmir human rights defender under ‘terror’ law

On November 22, 2021, Khurram Parvez, a leading global human rights defender was arrested at his residence in Srinagar in Indian occupied Kashmir. Khurram Parvez and the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) are internationally recognized as model defenders of...

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

anti-Semitism summit.

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...