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

The Palestinian Authority’s Martyrs fund

CJPME Factsheet No. 233, published March 2023: This factsheet examines the Palestinian Authority's Martyrs Fund, a welfare program for Palestinian prisoners. It explains who benefits from the fund and the necessity of these funds for Palestinian families in the occupied territories. The factsheet also discusses criticism of the Martyrs Fund and the response from its supporters.  Continue reading


Pillsbury Ends Business in Israeli Settlements

CJPME Factsheet No. 231, published August 2022: This factsheet looks at the history of the successful boycott campaign against Pillsbury products. It explains how Pillsbury had been operating in the illegal Israeli settlements, outlines the goals of the boycott campaign, and explains the company's decision to divest in 2022.  Continue reading


The Blockade of Gaza

CJPME Factsheet No. 230, published August 2022: This factsheet explores the history and consequences of Israel's blockade on Gaza. It looks at the restrictions on the movement of people and trade, and considers whether the blockade is legal under international law.  Continue reading


Israel's System of Apartheid

CJPME Factsheet No. 229, published August 2022: This factsheet explores the claim that Israel is committing apartheid against Palestinians. It looks at the main organizations which have accused Israel of apartheid, reviews the claims that Israel is a democracy, and provides a few examples of apartheid in Israel and in the occupied Palestinian territories. Continue reading


ICC Investigation of War Crimes in Palestine

CJPME Factsheet No. 228, published July 2022: This factsheet provides an overview of the International Criminal Court (ICC)'s investigation of war crimes in the occupied Palestinian territories. It explains why the ICC decided to open an investigation, why it has proper jurisdiction in Palestine, and why an investigation is necessary. Continue reading


Anti-Palestinian Racism

CJPME Factsheet No. 227, published July 2022: This factsheet provides an overview of the Anti-Palestinian Racism framework that was recently introduced by the Arab-Canadian Lawyers Association (ACLA). It looks at the importance of defining anti-Palestinian racism, and provides real-life examples of Palestinians and their supporters who have been subjected to this form of racism.  Continue reading


The Forcible Transfer of Masafer Yatta

CJPME Factsheet No. 226, published June, 2022: This factsheet outlines Israel's plans for the mass expulsion of Palestinians living in Masafer Yatta. It explains Israel's use of firing zones to displace Palestinians, unpacks recent legal decisions, and asks whether expulsion would amount to a war crime and/or ethnic cleansing. Continue reading


The Assassination of Shireen Abu Akleh

CJPME Factsheet No. 225, published May, 2022: This factsheet provides an overview of the facts surrounding the assassination of Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh by Israeli occupation forces.  Continue reading


Covid-19 in Palestine and Israel's Medical Apartheid

CJPME Factsheet No. 224, published June, 2021: This factsheet provides an analysis of the vaccination campaign against Covid-19 in Palestine and Israel's legal responsibility to protect Palestinians from the disease. Continue reading


Mass evictions in Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan

CJPME Factsheet No. 223, published June 2021: Mass evictions in Sheikh Jarrah and Silwan Continue reading