Gaza 20/20

The UN has stated that Gaza, Palestinei is expected to be unlivable in 2020.  For the nearly 2 million Palestinians in Gaza, Israel’s persecution and collective punishment has already made life there unbearable.

 

The Gaza 20/20 campaign is internationally focused on bringing consciousness to the grave situation, and leading to action to call on governments to call the Israeli government to accountability.

 SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE TO SIGN PETITION.

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In Canada, Just Peace Advocates partners with Al-Haq to bring this message to our Canadian government, pointing out Canadian Accountability through both international and domestic law.

 

Domestic Law: Canadian sanctions laws implement United Nations Security Council (UNSC) sanctions regimes under the United Nations Act, as well as Canadian autonomous sanctions regimes under the Special Economic Measures Act. Under the Special Economic Measures Act, sanctions are required when gross and systematic human rights violations have been committed in a foreign state

 

International Law: Under Article 1 of the Fourth Geneva Convention, all high signatories in which Canada is one, are required to take actions to ensure that violations of the Fourth Geneva Convention do not occur under any circumstance.

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Click HERE to listen to Rania Muhareb, legal researcher with Al Haq with Roger Waters on impunity for Israeli killing in Gaza, April 2018, Barcelona. "

Organizations are invited to sign the following letter to call the Canadian government to account.  Click HERE.


In Canada that call is for #economicsanctions #militaryembargo until the blockade is lifted.

 

Check out the grave situation on the ground for the people of Palestine living in Gaza: 

Legal field research by Al Haq is available HERE

Al Haq publications on Gaza re available HERE

 

Information on the campaign can be printed to share from HERE.

I join in the call that

the Canadian government respect its own domestic law, the Special Economic Measures Act, and

its responsibility under Article 1 of the Fourth Geneva Convention,

by implementing a military embargo and economic sanctions on the military state of Israel until the blockade on Gaza is lifted.  

Who's signing

Howard Wideman
Reuben Roth
Cindy Inglessis
Maguy Oueis
Souad Kteily
Aoude Khaled
Mazen El-Khairy
Elie Halabi
Fuad Halaby
Edgar Martin
Dean Harris
Geoff Dean
Laurianne Poirier
Yc Lee
Mary Ellen Davis
Curtis Penner
Pearl Barz
Hani Louz
Anne Lévesque
Robert Rosenstand
Donalda MacDonald
Margaret L Shearer
Eric Unger
George Bartlett
jasmine jones
Linda Kilpatrick
Kevin Bruyneel
Jeffrey Martin
Anna Deane
293 signatures

Will you sign?


Showing 265 reactions

  • Howard Wideman
    signed 2019-02-09 03:22:13 -0500
    Israel needs to be held to account for persecution of Palestinians
  • Reuben Roth
    signed 2019-02-08 20:41:12 -0500
  • Cindy Inglessis
    signed 2019-02-07 04:12:30 -0500
  • Maguy Oueis
    signed via 2019-02-06 19:03:02 -0500
    Maguy Oueis
  • Souad Kteily
    signed 2019-02-06 15:56:36 -0500
    Left home in Haifa Palestine in 1948 never to see it again
  • Aoude Khaled
    signed 2019-02-06 15:36:00 -0500
  • Mazen El-Khairy
    signed 2019-02-06 09:42:44 -0500
    Isn’t it time for our government to act properly by siding with justice in stead of siding with aggression and crimes against humanity?!
  • Elie Halabi
    signed 2019-02-06 09:26:58 -0500
  • Fuad Halaby
    signed 2019-02-06 09:13:20 -0500
    Fuad Halaby
  • Edgar Martin
    signed 2019-01-30 17:22:08 -0500
  • Dean Harris
    signed 2019-01-14 17:36:35 -0500
  • Geoff Dean
    signed 2019-01-08 07:27:34 -0500
    Stop the colonization of Palestine.
  • Laurianne Poirier
    signed 2019-01-07 23:53:16 -0500
  • Yc Lee
    signed 2018-12-16 11:14:58 -0500
  • Mary Ellen Davis
    signed 2018-11-30 18:15:03 -0500
  • Curtis Penner
    signed 2018-11-30 09:17:32 -0500
  • Pearl Barz
    signed 2018-11-30 08:36:12 -0500
    Please help the people who live in all of occupied Palestine. It is long overdue to end the occupation!! They just want their lives back. They want a safe place for their children to grow up, to be educated and live in peace. By not helping, international governments are part of the problem and need to consider being part of the solution. I am assuming that because Palestine has nothing of great value for Canada and really has no world power, our government does not feel the Palestinian people are important enough to help. Please reconsider your views and help these people.
  • Hani Louz
    signed 2018-11-30 07:59:54 -0500
    Stand on the right side of history!

    Genocide is being commited against people of gaza :(
  • Anne Lévesque
    signed 2018-11-29 12:24:36 -0500
  • Robert Rosenstand
    signed 2018-11-28 19:51:17 -0500
  • Donalda MacDonald
    signed 2018-11-28 11:07:18 -0500
  • Margaret L Shearer
    signed 2018-11-24 19:39:07 -0500
  • Eric Unger
    signed 2018-11-24 12:35:21 -0500
    I find it tragic that our own political leaders lack the moral spine to stand up to cruel and heartless governments. Will ‘economic benefits’ always outweigh human decency and kindness?
  • George Bartlett
    signed 2018-11-24 07:24:29 -0500
  • jasmine jones
    signed 2018-11-22 11:22:52 -0500
  • Linda Kilpatrick
    signed via 2018-11-21 17:41:24 -0500
    Israel must be stopped for the sake of Middle East peace especially Palestine
  • Kevin Bruyneel
    signed via 2018-11-21 16:12:43 -0500
  • Jeffrey Martin
    @spiderzjay tweeted link to this page. 2018-11-21 16:07:38 -0500
    Sign the petition Gaza 20/20 calling for Sanctions until the Israeli military blockade is lifted. https://www.justpeaceadvocates.ca/gaza_20_20_perceptions_and_realities?recruiter_id=449
  • Jeffrey Martin
    signed via 2018-11-21 16:07:25 -0500
  • Anna Deane
    signed 2018-11-21 12:10:52 -0500