As this year’s round of voting at the United Nations comes to a close, Michael and Tom critique Canada’s voting on resolutions related to Palestinian human rights. They also discuss recent bizarre comments by Foreign Affairs Minister Mélanie Joly regarding Canada’s UN voting, funding for Palestine refugees, and Israel’s attacks on human rights defenders in Palestine. Why is Canada so dedicated to protecting Israel from criticism?
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Links from this podcast:
- CJPME’s UN Dashboard
- CJPME’s Letter to Minister Joly
- Statement by Palestinian Canadian Organizations
- Graphic comparing UN votes by Harper and Trudeau
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