Join 1200+ Residents of Canada to call upon the Government of Canada to call on Israel to stop its eviction of the Palestinian families in Sheik Jarrah, and its carrying out of the announced land settlement of title and registration policy in occupied East Jerusalem which will result in the permanent appropriation of Palestinian land by the State of Israel in flagrant violation of international law; and to take steps required to stop Israel’s violations of international law, including its continued building of settlements and forced displacement in the West Bank, including occupied Jerusalem, and to end Israel’s blockade of Gaza.
Sponsored by Liberal Nathaniel Erskine-Smith. Closes March 9th.
Stop The Israeli Policy of Forced Population Transfer in Occupied Jerusalem:
The Cases of Sheikh Jarrah
On the 15th of February 2021, the Israeli district court rejected the appeal of the four families in Sheikh Jarrah, Skafi, Al Qasim, Al Jaouni, and Al Kurd, 7 households 30 people including 10 children, and approved the eviction order of the Magistrate court and gave the families tell the 2nd of May to evict their homes.
The Israeli District court held a hearing, on February the 9th, 2021. For the appeal against the eviction order of the four families; the hearing was about the appeal against the eviction decision of the magistrate court, which ignored several facts about the land ownership.
The lawyers of the families will submit an appeal to the Israeli high court against the decision of the district court.
Read more below about the eviction ruling
Read the full 2020 report of the Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem below
Call to the International Community
As the Civic Coalition for Palestinian Rights in Jerusalem, a consortium of Palestinian civil society organizations committed to the practice and preservation of the rule of law, international, humanitarian, and human rights law we call upon the international community:
To stop Israeli eviction of the Palestinian families in Sheik Jarrah
To stop Israeli policy of forced displacement in occupied Jerusalem.
To stop Israeli violations of international law as it pertains to Palestinians in Jerusalem
Hold Israel accountable for its forced displacement policies.
All states abstain from their participation, assistance, and implicit condemning of Israeli violations
Private companies refrain and abstain from involvement in international violations of fundamental rights of Palestinian residents in Jerusalem.