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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.”


Canada Security Council Defeat: International community rejects anti-Palestinianism

The Trudeau government’s anti-Palestinian voting record at the UN undoubtedly contributed to its failure to gain a seat on the Security Council. Deputy Minister Freeland said Canada would be an "asset" for Israel. Canada should be an "asset"...


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...


At home and globally the media is reporting on Canada’s shameful human rights and international law record

Robert Assaly says "It seems that even when the chips are down, Canada choice remains Israel, over both international and Canadian law, at the expense of a rules-based order." Read the full article by Assaly, and other media coverage related...


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...


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.


Just Peace Advocates Update November, 2019

Update November 22, 2019 Just Peace Advocates:  A Canadian based independent human rights organization promoting Just Peace/Paix Juste through the rule of law and respect for human rights in Canada and around the world for the Palestinian people and those that...


The CALL to the Church Leadership in Canada to Answer the Call from Christians in Palestine

Let’s get 1,000+ signatures before 2019 United Nations International Day of Solidarity with the people of Palestine, November 29. Just Peace Advocates/Mouvement pour une Paix Juste petition to the Canadian Council of Churches, the United Church of Canada, the Catholic...


IHRA Promotes Racism

Just Peace Advocates joins in sharing Canada Palestine Association Message to Pablo Rodriguez, Canadian Minister of Heritage and Multiculturalism. #HeritageofRacism continues. #NoIHRA


Jerusalem: What Does Next Year Look Like in the Trump-Era? De-Palestinization of Jerusalem

Thank you to all those who supported with donations that allowed the Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem attend the 40th Session in March and 42nd Session in September of the United Nations High Commission for Human Rights...


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