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


New Palestinian Political Party in Israel

CJPME Factsheet 194, published April, 2015: This Factsheet provides information on the newly-formed Palestinian political party, The Joint List, the party's views, their popularity in Israel and their relation to the Palestinian electorate. It also examines the place of Palestinians in Israeli politics and how the Party is viewed in the West Bank and Gaza Continue reading


Islamophobia in Canada

CJPME Factsheet 192, published April, 2015: This factsheet talks about Islamophobia in Canada, addressing Islamophobia as promulgated by government institutions, as well as in society at large.   Continue reading


Bill C-51 and Implications for Canadian Freedoms

CJPME Factsheet 191, published March, 2015: This factsheet provides a summary analysis of the Harper government’s security bill C-51.  The factsheet talks about how the bill endangers Canadian privacy, as well as how certain groups could easily be inappropriately targeted through the legislation.  Continue reading


Gideon Levy : Israeli Journalist Activist

CJPME Factsheet 190, published October, 2014: Gideon Levy is a an internationally recognized human rights journalist working for the Israeli newspaper Ha’aretz.  This factsheets examines the life and reputation of Levy, as well as what makes him unique among Israeli journalists. Continue reading


Canada’s Military Trade with the Middle East

CJPME Factsheet 189, published October, 2014: This factsheet summarizes Canada’s military trade with countries in the Middle East, from the massive $15 billion deal signed with Saudi Arabia in 2013, to smaller earlier deals with other various countries.  This factsheet also explores the ethical questions related to Canada’s role as a supplier of military equipment in a volatile region. Continue reading


Hezbollah

CJPME Factsheet 185, published September, 2014: This factsheet provides an overview of Hezbollah: its emergence, its primary goals, and the source for its popular support in Lebanon. It also discusses how Hezbollah operates within Lebanon, and the services it provides.  Finally, this factsheet discusses the international disagreement over Hezbollah’s status. Continue reading


The Thwarting of Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood

CJPME Factsheet 186, published September, 2014: This factsheet provides an overview of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, discussing its emergence and the popular support it enjoys.  The factsheet also provides an overview of its historical role in Egyptian society, and its current status. Continue reading


Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS)

CJPME Factsheet 184, published September, 2014: This factsheet provides an overview of the so-called “Islamic State in Iraq and Syria” (ISIS): its emergence, its primary goals, and the source for its popular support in Iraq and Syria.  It also discusses its manner of funding and expanding its operations. Continue reading


Hamas

CJPME Factsheet 186, published September, 2014: This factsheet provides an overview of Hamas: its emergence, its goals, and the source for its popular support.  It also discusses how Hamas operates within Palestinian society, and the services it provides.  Continue reading


Breakdown of Israeli-Palestinian Negotiations, 2014

CJPME Factsheet 188, published June, 2014: Despite months of hard work by US Sec. of State John Kerry, negotiations between Israel and the Palestinians slowly broke down through the spring of 2014.  This factsheet highlights the many reasons for the breakdown of talks, and the unimpressive response to developments by Canada’s Harper government.  Continue reading