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    Video: Besieged in Jerusalem

    Palestinians face new racist Israeli law in Jerusalem What does this mean for the beleaguered Palestinian residents of East Jerusalem? Perhaps more importantly, what does this say about Israel?
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    Video: Who is Justin Harper?

    Didn't we vote for change?If you feel like the Trudeau government isn't much different than the Harper government, you're not alone...Miranda highlights some key ways in which, sadly, the Trudeau government continues the Harper legacy.
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    2017: Championing human rights in Canada

    Unless we look back once in a while, we forget how far we’ve come. This is the way we feel as we consider our huge strides forward in 2017. Please review our 2017 activities below, and celebrate our many accomplishments with us!  
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    2017 - Already a big year of accomplishments !

    Unless you look back once in a while, you forget how far you’ve come. That’s the way we feel about the first eight months of 2017. It’s been an adventure, but with many big strides forward. As we launch our fall activities, please check out our accomplishments already this year!
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    CJPME Applauds Canadian MPs' Call for Palestinian Human Rights

    April 20, 2018 — Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME) applauds the statements delivered Thursday by three different Canadian MPs vis-à-vis Palestinian human rights. Thursday morning, Green Party leader Elizabeth May, NDP MP Alexandre Boulerice, and former Bloc Québécois leader Mario Beaulieu convened a press conference on Parliament Hill, highlighting the important takeaways from a Parliamentary fact-finding trip they participated in to Palestine.
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    CJPME Decries Canadian Silence on Israeli Massacre in Gaza

    Montreal, April 10, 2018 — Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME) condemns the Canadian government’s silence on the Israeli massacres unfolding in Gaza. Since March 30th, Palestinians have held a series of peaceful demonstrations at Gaza’s border with Israel, calling for the right to return to their homeland. The Israeli military has reacted by unlawfully targeting Palestinian civilians.  Over a week into the demonstrations, 27 Palestinians have been killed, and over a thousand injured by Israeli sharpshooters.
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    Peace in Palestine - The parliamentary petition

    The "Peace in Palestine" campaign is an effort to get Canada's politicians to have an honest public discussion about Israel's illegal "settlements," and how Canada must respond.  A core component of the campaign is a Parliamentary ePetition, calling on the government to "demand that Israel immediately and completely cease all settlement activities in the occupied Palestinian territories."  
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    Please contact your MPs to support anti-Islamophobia motion

    Tomorrow (Tuesday, March 21), Parliament will vote on MP Iqra Khalid’s proposed motion M-103.  This motion calls on Parliament to condemn Islamophobia and all forms of systemic racism and religious discrimination.  The motion also calls for studies on how to address the problem of growing Islamophobia in Canada.  Such a motion will help raise awareness and combat racism against Muslims in Canada.
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    Jerusalem: Following the Trump Decree

    CJPME Factsheet, published February 28, 2018: This factsheet addresses the ongoing debate between Israel and Palestine over Jerusalem. It explores both parties attachment to the city, as well as the International law on it. Finally, the factsheet addresses Trump’s recent decree and Canada’s position on the matter.
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    Ahed Tamimi & Israel's Abuse of Children

    CJPME Factsheet, published January 28, 2018: This factsheet addresses the detention of Ahed Tamimi, a Palestinian child jailed in December, 2017 for slapping an Israeli soldier.  This factsheet offers arguments as to why Tamimi’s detention is illegal according to international law. This factsheet also explains why her detention is inappropriate and how Tamimi’s case is reflective of the situation that Palestinian children encounter in Israel.
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