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|You undoubtedly have received many requests for support today, |
#GivingTuesday It is good to see the movement growing with many worthy grassroots organizations looking for support.
We also thank you for your support to Just Peace Advocates throughout this year.
As a grassroots, volunteer, not-for-profit organization, we depend on your support of our Palestine, Kashmir and other ant-imperial work. Therefore, we welcome any support you can provide to our work. We are a registered not-for-profit corporation in Canada. In the USA donations can also be made through our fiscal sponsor, Nonviolence International. Etransfer, cheques and credit card are welcomed.
Details available HERE.
|A few highlights from 2021 so far |
Legal complaint to Canadian Minister of Justice regarding illegal Israeli military recruiting in Canada in October 2020, resulted in RCMP investigation with more information provided in January 2021. Thousand of letters sent along with media coverage resulted. Almost 8K signed the parliamentary petition sponsored by NDP MP Matthew Green. See webinar from February 3, 2021, No Illegal Israeli Military Recruiting in Canada.
Update of the comprehensive Palestinian Human Rights Issues in Canada: Legal and Tactical Guide and associated resources.Webinar:Palestine Advocacy and the Law in Canada: 2021 in review and looking forward.
Regular contact with our mailing to lawyers interested in Palestine and Kashmir.Other webinars such as The Innumerable Ways Canada Supports Israeli Apartheid, The Palestinian people’s future within the Ongoing Zionist Settler colonial and Apartheid Project
Legal complaint to CRA in regard to illegal subsidies to Israeli military. Webinar: Subsidizing Apartheid: How the Canada Revenue Agency Contributes to Palestinian Dispossession
Worked towards Member of Parliament sponsoring other petition regarding East Jersualem, Palestinian children being detained, international law violations by India of occupied Kashmir & Israel of occupied Palestine, ethnical investment by CPPIB, and defending of Palestinian human rights groups. Two are currently active, E-3608 and E-3679 which can be signed by residents of Canada.
As a member of various Coalitions and networks, we have done work related to anti-war, the impact of sanctions, and other anti-imperialist work including the #FreeAlexSaab and the #NoNewFighterJet campaigns.
During the federal election #VoteKashmir resulted in strong response by the Bloc Québécois (BQ) Party and also candidates from the Green Party and NDP. People from across the Canada commited to contact candidates in about one-third of the ridings. We also took leadership in #VotePalestine and #IVotePalestine.
Initiated campaigns #NoIsraeliArms4Canada, #CPPDivest, Royal Bank of Canada say NO to Palantir and others.Research including historic voting by Canada at the UN.
Focus on prisoners joining with partners throughout the year. Currently, we call for justice for Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez as well as focus on #Justice4ElHalabi. Also, please join with Samidoun tomorrow December 1st, 1 PM ET the Call to Action: Support Palestinian Prisoners on Hunger Strike! DETAILS HERE
Campaigns and complaints such as this one to hold our media accountable.
Op-ed, and press releases to our 2500 media contact list. Millions of letters sent.
We will be providing more full details in our end of year report, but for now you can check out our webpage for more information.We appreciate your support through action and engagement, and thank the many partners we work with in justice work.
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