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Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East

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    Video: Real Democracies don't Shoot Protesters

    Frustrated? Support Trudeau’s call for an independent investigation:http://cjpme.org/keep_your_promiseOr join the international boycott of Israel and sign up for free “Boycott Israel” sticky notes: http://cjpme.org/go_bds
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    Video: Mr. Trudeau, please keep your promise on Gaza!

    Email Trudeau, show your support for Gaza‼ http://www.cjpme.org/keep_your_promiseEn français : http://fr-cjpme.nationbuilder.com/keep_… PM Trudeau has called for an independent investigation into Israel’s violence in Gaza. The pro-Israel lobby wants him to retract his statement, so we need to show that Canadians across the country support his statement in support of Palestinian human rights!It’s super easy and only takes 10 seconds! Let our government know that you oppose Israel’s killings of civilians in Gaza! http://www.cjpme.org/keep_your_promise
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    2018 – Look at what we've accomplished together

    "There's nothing like a challenge to bring out the best in man," said Sean Connery once.  We can't help but think of Connery's quote when we look at 2018, facing so many challenges from Trump's policies and our disappointing Canadian government.  But regardless, we continue fighting hard for human rights, both in the Middle East, and the related issues here in Canada.  Please take a look below and celebrate with us our accomplishments since January!
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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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    CJPME Echoes Call to Boycott Lacrosse Championship in Israel

    Montreal, July 6, 2018 — Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME) echoes the call of human rights defenders urging the Iroquois National lacrosse team to boycott the upcoming World Lacrosse Championships held in Israel from July 12th to 21st. In addition, CJPME calls on the Canadian national team to boycott the championship in Israel – a state whose human rights abuses are repeatedly condemned by the United Nations, as well as international human rights organizations like Amnesty International.   
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    Canadian Arrested by Israel; Canada Must Intervene

    Montreal, July 5, 2018 — Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME) is calling for Canadian intervention following the arrest of 21-year old Canadian citizen Michaela Lavis in the Palestinian village of Khan al-Ahmar. Lavis and a dozen other international human rights activists were arrested this morning while trying to defend Khan al-Ahmar from Israeli demolition. CJPME calls for Canadian intervention to ensure the immediate release of Michaela Lavis, and to protect the Palestinians of Khan al-Ahmar from more Israeli human rights violations.
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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 March 01, 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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    No Way To Treat A Child (NWTTAC) Campaign

    CJPME Factsheet, published Mar 01, 2018: This factsheet sheds light on the widespread and systematic Israeli abuse of Palestinian children who are subject to Israeli military law. It explores how the NWTTAC campaign seeks to challenge and end Israel’s prolonged military occupation. Finally, the factsheet explores how Canada can make a difference.
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