Tag - Apartheid

Media Release: Faculty and civil society groups raise human rights concerns after Canadian university presidents tour Israel

In late August, approximately two dozen Canadian university Presidents and other university administrators participated in a trip to Israel. The delegation included Presidents from Concordia University, Dalhousie University, University of Manitoba, McGill University, University of Ottawa, University of Waterloo, Western...

Dozens of fellow artists join with civil society to tell Justin Bieber to not play apartheid

Since February 2022, close to 100 artists, and dozens of civil society organizations as well as about 1500 individuals have been telling the Bieb to  not play apartheid

One day under occupation is too long: Message to the United Church of Canada

The United Church of Canada (UCC) during its 44th General Council in July 2022 once again sidelined justice for Palestine, even as it global partner Sabeel Jerusalem said “one day under occupation is too long” to deny naming this injustice. After much posturing to delay...

Media Release: Metrobus Ads Denounce Apartheid practices of Israeli Government  

Solidarity with Palestine – St. John’s recently put ads on 3 Metrobuses covering  routes in St. John’s and Mount Pearl denouncing apartheid practices of the Israeli government.  The local human rights group joins several international human rights organizations in concluding...

Remembering 1967

June 5, 1967 was the first day of the Six-Day War, when Israel attacked its Arab neighbors, destroyed their airforces and armies, and proceeded to capture the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, Gaza, the Golan Heights (from Syria), and the...

Electronic Intifada publishes “Canada’s contradictions on Palestine” by Jonathan Kuttab

On Palestine, this line is often a repetition of empty platitudes about supporting the two-state solution and strengthening civil society, but doing little or nothing to oppose Israeli policies that clearly undermine even their own declared government positions.

The tide is turning: Amnesty joins in naming “apartheid”

The Amnesty International report on Israel apartheid was released today, February 1, 2022.

Just Peace Advocates stands in Solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en Indigenous Land Defenders

Just Peace Advocates expresses our strong solidarity with the Wet’suwet’en people’s struggle to defend their territory from Canadian settler colonialism and the Coastal GasLink pipeline.

Call for Action HRC 30th Special Session

On 27 May 2021, the United Nations Human Rights Council (HRC) will hold a Special Session in relation to the escalating human rights violations against the Palestinian people on both sides of the Green Line. What you can do to take action.

The Innumerable Ways Canada Supports Israeli Apartheid

This event is for anyone living in Canada who wants to understand how Canada is complicit in Palestinian dispossession and what you can do about it. Friday, May 21, 2021 07:00 PM ET