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Canada Loses Bid for UNSC Seat

June 21, 2020

Last Wednesday, Canada’s multi-year campaign to win a seat on the United Nations Security Council ended with failure, with Norway and Ireland winning the two open seats that Canada was vying for. Canada won 108 votes, 20 short of the number…

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Reflections on Canada’s Bid for the UNSC

June 14, 2020

As Canada vies for a seat on the United Nations Security Council, it is important for Canadians to reflect on Canada’s track record at the UN. In particular, Canada’s voting record on Palestine/Israel issues should be concerning, as the Canadian government…

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Palestinians Stand in Solidarity with Global Protests

June 5, 2020

Following the death of an unarmed African-American man in Minneapolis last week due to excessive force by police officers, protests have taken place across the world calling for justice and an end to the excessive use of force by police officers….

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Canadian Churches Call on Gov’t to Condemn Annexation

May 21, 2020

As the Israeli government continues with its plans to annex large parts of the West Bank, more voices from around the world are coming together to condemn annexation and the continued expansion of apartheid in occupied Palestine. To that end, Canadian…

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Help Us Commemorate 72 Years of Nakba

May 14, 2020

May 15 marks the 72nd anniversary of the Nakba, when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were forced to flee their homes in 1948. Join us and others around the world in commemorating the anniversary and ensuring that the stories of struggle…

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Canadian doctor fighting COVID-19 at home and in Palestine

May 7, 2020

Dr. Tarek Loubani, a Canadian doctor and associate professor at the University of Western Ontario, is helping fight the COVID-19 pandemic in Canada and in Palestine through the innovative use of 3D printers to produce desperately needed medical protective equipment. Dr….

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New Israeli Gov’t Announces Annexation Plans for Summer 2020

April 23, 2020

This week, the two largest parties in the Israeli Knesset signed a coalition agreement that included clauses that called for the annexation of parts of the West Bank on July 1 of this year. Both parties that lead this new coalition…

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How Palestinians Celebrated Easter

April 17, 2020

Here is an insightful piece examining how Palestinian Christians celebrated Easter under the restriction imposed by the COVID-19 lockdown, in addition to the existing restrictions imposed by the occupation. “For Palestinians who survived occupation for decades, the current situation was not…

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