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    Video: Canada? Jerusalem? Principles? Think again!

    Disappointed and upset with Trudeau on the Jerusalem issue? You're not alone! http://www.cjpme.org/its_bs Click here to view this video on YouTube.
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    Video: New Year's wishes to everyone!

    Our deepest thanks to our supporters... and our New Year's wishes to everyone! Can you help us do more? http://cjpme.org/donate
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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 Supports NDP Resolutions on Palestine

    February 15, 2018 — Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME) is pleased to see many human rights-focused resolutions on Palestine slated for the NDP Convention this weekend in Ottawa.  CJPME is an official endorser of one prominent resolution – described as the “Palestine Resolution” – which calls on the NDP to pursue peace in Israel-Palestine by: “Urging all parties to abandon violence and negotiate a resolution grounded in international law, particularly UNGA Resolution 194 and UNSC Resolution 242;” “Calling upon Israel to end its occupation and settlement program, life the Gaza blockade, recognize its Arab-Palestinian citizens’ right to full equality, and address refugee claims fairly;” “Banning settlement products from Canadian markets, and using other forms of diplomatic economic pressure to end the occupation;” “Opposing parliamentary efforts to undermine non-violent movements seeking a just resolution.”
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    M-103 Report is Good Start, but Challenges Remain

    Montreal, February 2, 2018  — Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME) and the Canadian Muslim Forum (FMC-CMF) welcome the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage’s report responding to parliamentary motion M-103, “Systemic racism and religious discrimination.”  Both organizations are pleased to see how the report advances the discussion on religious discrimination in Canada in several keys ways.  However, both organizations are anxious to see how the recommendations will be implemented, and would like to see a clear action plan.
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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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    Attacks on Canada’s Funding of UNRWA

    CJPME Factsheet, published May, 2017This factsheet addresses the recent criticism on Canada's funding of UNRWA. Most importantly, it discusses whether or not the UNRWA has ties to Hamas, whether or not the UNRWA allows Hamas to use its schools as weapons caches, and whether or not UNRWA incites hate against Israelis. Finally, CJPME suggests a way Canada should respond if ties to Hamas were found. 
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    Saudi Arabia and Wahhabism

    CJPME Factsheet 201, published August 12, 2013: This factsheet explores the orgins of Wahhabism in the Arabian Penninsula and how it rose to political prominence in Saudi Arabia.  The factsheet also explores how the state of Saudi Arabia promotes Wahhabi ideology, and how Wahhabism influences extremist movements around the world. 
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