Montreal, October 7, 2020 — Newly published results from a survey conducted by EKOS Research Associates show that Canadians do not support efforts to conflate support for Palestinian human rights with anti-Jewish prejudice. The survey found that the majority of Canadians believe that criticism and protest of Israel, even when harsh, is not in principle antisemitic.Continue readingMontreal, September 28, 2020 — Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME) adds its voice to those calling for the release of Cihan Erdal, a queer youth activist and PhD student at Carleton University in Ottawa who was detained in Turkey along with 81 other pro-Kurdish activists, academics, and politicians.Continue reading
We are at another turning point in the history of the Palestine-Israel conflict. Despite harsh international condemnation, Israel is still moving ahead to illegally annex huge new swaths of Palestinian territory. A growing group of Canadian civil society organizations is asking MPs to sign a pledge which calls on Canada to stand against Israel's imminent annexations. Click-here to help us convince your MP to sign the pledge.Continue readingIsraeli politicians announced a plan that would illegally annex large portions of the West Bank to Israel. This plan, in accordance with Trump’s “Deal of the Century” could be implemented as early as July 10. In a despicable move, the new Israeli government has used the distraction of the worldwide Coronavirus pandemic to proceed with this unilateral and illegal plan. Tell Trudeau, your local MP, and other political leaders in Canada: STOP ISRAEL'S ILLEGAL ANNEXATION IN THE WEST BANK!Continue reading
CJPME Factsheet No. 220, published September, 2020: This factsheet provides an overview of the UAE-Israel normalization agreement. Is this really a "peace deal," and is Canada right to welcome it ?Continue readingCJPME Factsheet No. 217, published March, 2020: This factsheet provides an overview of Canada's chances to obtain a seat in the UN Security Council. Running against Norway and Ireland this year, will Canada be able to win the seat for the seventh time ?Continue reading
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