Send an email now: Challenge your local candidates on Palestine!

Are the federal election candidates in your riding willing to stand up for Palestinian human rights? CJPME’s elections tool enables you to send an email to many of the candidates running in your riding.* Please take this opportunity to challenge each of them on the question of Palestinian human rights, as per the CJPME-sponsored Vote Palestine campaign. *Note: our email tool's database may be missing candidates in some ridings. If you notice that it is missing a candidate, please contact them directly and let ask them to sign the pledge. Continue reading


Stop Ethnic Cleansing in Jerusalem

Time is running out for Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan! In these two neighbourhoods in occupied East Jerusalem, Israel is attempting to forcibly evict 175 Palestinian families from the homes they’ve lived in for generations -- and replace them with Israeli settlers. More than 1,000 Palestinians in East Jerusalem are at risk of forced eviction, a crime under international law. Although Canada has expressed concerns about the evictions, concrete action is urgently needed to prevent this act of ethnic cleansing. Click here to demand the Canadian Government take action now! Continue reading


Canada Needs an Emergency Parliamentary Debate on Jerusalem

Earlier this week during Parliament’s Question Period, the NDP’s Jagmeet Singh raised the issue of Israel’s expulsion of Palestinians from Jerusalem, and Israel’s harassment of Ramadan worshippers at the Al Aqsa Mosque. He then asked whether Canada would stop arms sales to Israel. Since the government ignored the essence of his question, and so far has refused to directly condemn Israel, the NDP must demand an emergency Parliamentary debate on Jerusalem, insisting on a reset of Canada’s policy on Israel-Palestine. Click here to urge NDP MPs to stand up for Jerusalem. Continue reading