Tell Trudeau: Condemn Israeli Violence at Al-Aqsa!

If you're like us, you were shocked and angered by the videos of Israeli soldiers raiding the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound in Jerusalem over the weekend.  Israeli soldiers threw teargas and stun grenades as they entered the compound and mosque, assaulting hundreds – including women, parents with children, media, and medics.  On Friday, Canada issued a weak statement about "de-escalation" of the "violence in and around Al-Aqsa" with NO DISTINCTION between the violent Israeli soldiers and the Palestinian victims. Continue reading


Tell Trudeau: Stop Arming Apartheid! PUBLISHED

As revealed in CJPME's "Arming Apartheid" analysis, Canada is selling almost $20 million in arms to Israel each year – its highest level in 30 years! At the same time, Israeli forces continue to violently raid Al-Aqsa and across occupied Palestine, and human rights organizations – including Amnesty International – have all recently concluded that Israel imposes an apartheid regime against Palestinians! Continue reading


Don’t let McGill crush student support for Palestine!

In a major victory, students at McGill just voted 71% in a referendum to adopt a Palestine Solidarity Policy and boycott companies complicit in Israeli apartheid. Now, McGill is threatening to withhold the student union’s membership fees to force students to abandon the policy. This is a heavy-handed attack on student democracy and undermines the right to protest Israel’s system of racial discrimination! Continue reading