Below are CJPME's most recent analyses. See complete list of all of CJPME's analyses.


Surviving the Gaza Aid Flotilla Attack - Canadian Kevin Neish

CJPME Analysis, published June, 2010: This document tells the story of Kevin Neish, a veteran activist and retired mechanics instructor from Victoria, who survived the Gaza Aid Flotilla Story.


"Surviving the Gaza Aid Flotilla Attack" - An interview with Canadian Kevin Neish

CJPME Analysis, published June, 2010: On May 31, 2010, Israeli commandos attacked aid ships in international waters headed to the Gaza Strip, killing nine passengers and injuring many more. Kevin Neish, a veteran activist and retired mechanics instructor from Victoria, B.C., was on board the Mavi Marmara when it was attacked. In this interview with CJPME he describes his experiences on the ship, the Israeli assault and what happened after the ships were captured.  


Telltale quotes about Israeli Apartheid

CJPME Analysis, published April, 2010: This factsheet contains a selection of comments on Israeli apartheid by South Africans, Israelis, Palestinians and others.


Some Canadian entrepreneurs not welcome in Israel

CJPME Analysis, published November, 2009: This document relates the story of Khaled Sabawi, a 26-year-old engineer and entrepreneur who found with his father MENA Geothermal, a company which developed a way to use clean, renewable energy derived from the Earth’s ground temperature to heat and cool homes. While the company was working primarily in the Palestinian territories, Khaled was denied the right of entry into Israel for no good reason.


Right to Health Case Study: Iraq Health Care in Dire Straits

CJPME Analysis, published May, 2009: This analysis paper discusses the impacts on the Iraqi health care system of the UN-backed sanctions on Iraq and the Gulf War and evaluates the current situation of the public health care system in Iraq.


What is the “Right to Health”?

CJPME Analysis, published February, 2009: This document defines the Right of Health: the origins of such a right, its signification in a context of war and occupation and how it’s mentioned in International Law. 


No answer in Nabi Sheet

CJPME Analysis, published July, 2008: 2006 was to have been a happy year for Hussein Chokr and his family.  Hussein had come to Canada from Lebanon to build a more secure and prosperous life for himself and his family.  Early in 2006, he had begun to establish himself financially in Canada, and in March of that year, Canada finally granted him refugee protection, enabling him to apply for permanent residency in Canada.  Soon after confirmation that his refugee application had been accepted, he spoke to his wife and each of his five children individually about joining him in Canada. Hussein was anxious to have them join him in Canada, but could never have foreseen the danger and tragedy his family was soon to face in Lebanon.


Right to health - Case study: Gaza, 2008

CJPME Analysis, published July, 2008: This case study discusses the right to health in Gaza and Israel’s responsibility in the matter. Indeed, as an occupying power, Israel has an obligation to ensure the right to health of the population of Gaza, without discrimination.


“Shocked by the evil”: A Talk with Musa Abu Hashhash

CJPME Analysis, published June, 2008: Musa Abu Hashhash is the man Norman Finkelstein was on his way to see in Hebron when Israel, deciding otherwise, deported Finkelstein and denied him entry for a decade. It was a dramatic action that brought Israel some bad press from unexpected quarters. Haaretz, Israel’s newspaper of record, said “it is not for the government to decide which views should be heard here and which ones should not. The decision to ban Finkelstein hurts us more than it hurts him”.


“Anti-Semitism and Beyond Chutzpah”: A Talk with Dr. Norman Finkelstein

CJPME Analysis, published June, 2008: In June, 2008, a CJPME staff writer called American author Norman Finkelstein in New York and conducted the following interview. CJPME hosted Dr. Finkelstein for a three-city Canadian tour in May, 2008. Dr. Finkelstein’s theses – especially those expressed in Beyond Chutzpah – undermine the dominant North American narrative on Anti-Semitism. As a result, Dr. Finkelstein has paid a heavy personal price for the issues he seeks to bring to light.