Montreal, September 6, 2017 — Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME) congratulates UNIFOR, Canada’s largest private-sector union, for the passage of a BDS motion at its recent convention. Resolution no. 5, entitled, “Palestinian Self-Determination and the Movement for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions,” was put forth by the Oshawa-based Local 222 and was “easily” adopted at the Unifor Canadian Council, held in Winnipeg from August 18-20th.Read more
Media – Mustapha Barghouti’s speaking tour with CJPME: In December of 2012, CJPME hosted Palestinian Legislator, Doctor, and Human Rights Activist Mustapha Barghouti on a speaking tour. In his talks and interviews, Barghouti speaks compellingly about the human rights abuses faced by Palestinians on a daily basis, as well as Palestinian non-violent resistance to Israel’s military occupation of Palestinian territories.