Statements

Submission to the Ontario Police Oversight Review, 2016

In December 2016, a submisison was made to the Ontario Police Oversight Review. Those who sent the letter indicated that they strongly recommended that the Oversight Review consider the context of the militarization of police in the province; in...


Sanctions regardless of Annexation

Just Peace Advocates states emphatically that the Canadian government needs to follow its own domestic law and accountability to international law, and put sanctions on place regardless of annexation threats or the realization of these threats.


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.”


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...


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...


1 Million Voices Wanted

Take two minutes (or less) to add your voice to Palestine Kairos call.  Goal is a million people.  Let’s make it many more.


Human Rights for the People of Kashmir

Since August 5, 2019:  8 million people under complete & indefinite lock down. The situation is urgent in Indian Occupied Kashmir. Restricted movement, access to food & medicines; in violation of the Geneva Convention. Internet & mobile services blocked.  13,000 (conservative...


United Church of Canada called to Stand with Its Partners in Palestine, Yes Solidarity is Costly

Just Peace Advocates is pleased to provide comments to the United Church of Canada Task Force.  We hope these will be useful as the United Church of Canada considers the policy statement of the United Church of Canada regarding...


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