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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 Regrets Canada’s Abstention on UN Vote on Gaza

    June 14, 2018 — Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME) is disappointed by the Trudeau government’s decision to abstain on a UN General Assembly vote yesterday condemning Israel for its disproportionate violence against Palestinians in Gaza in recent weeks.  The resolution text rightly deplored the “excessive, disproportionate and indiscriminate force by the Israeli forces against Palestinian civilians in the Occupied Palestinian Territory, including East Jerusalem, and particularly in the Gaza Strip,” and called attention to Israel’s use of live ammunition against civilian protesters, including children, medics and journalists. 
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    CJPME: Opposition Motion on Hamas Misleads and Confuses

    June 6, 2018 — Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME) is disappointed by the Conservatives’ attempt to divide and mislead with today’s opposition motion to condemn Hamas.  The motion makes a number of assertions about the current Gaza situation and Hamas which don’t stand up to scrutiny.  The statement also ignores the broader context of the Israel-Palestine conflict, one where Israel is the belligerent occupier of Palestinian territory.  CJPME believes the motion is intended to score cheap political points in Canada on the backs of dispossessed and oppressed Palestinians. 
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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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