Gaza 20/20: Perceptions and Realities

The UN has stated that Gaza, Palestine will be unliveable 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 at bringing consciousness to the grave situation, and leading to action to call on governments to call the Israeli government to accountability.

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. "

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

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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





Great Return March




Canadian Accountability

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 which Canada is one, are required to take actions to ensure that violations of the Fourth Geneva Convention do not occur under any circumstance.


I join in the Canadian government respect its own domestic law, the Special Economic Measures Act, and its responsibility under Article 1 of the Fourth Geneva Convention to implement a military embargo and the economic sanctions until the blockade on Gaza is lifted.  

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Alex Pernsteiner

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  • Alex Pernsteiner
    signed 2018-10-03 02:45:22 -0400