Author: Peter Larson

APRIL FOOLS – In wake of damning UN report, Trudeau to lead Canadian fact-finding mission to Gaza – Netanyahu furious

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BFF in happier times: Trudeau (with Likud blue tie) and Netanyahu (with Liberal red one). But after reading the recent UN report on Israeli crimes in Gaza, Trudeau has decided to go to see for himself. Netanyahu’s foreign minister Yisrael Katz called the report “hostile, mendacious and biased”. But as usual, Trudeau is standing tall, proving once again – ‘Canada is back’. more…

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Church group calls on Minister Freeland to protect Palestinian children facing settler/IDF violence and collusion in Hebron

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These two Palestinian children died in a housefire in Hebron, in the Occupied West Bank after Israeli military prevented a Palestinian fire truck from crossing a checkpoint. A Canadian church group has written to the Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister demanding that she act, and asking for a meeting. Read more…

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Ali Abunimah: “the only moral solution to the Israel/Palestine conflict lies in one democratic state with equality for all”

 

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Palestinian American Ali Abunimah told a capacity crowd at St. Paul University in Ottawa that Israel should be understood as a “settler-colonial” state, like Canada or South Africa. Abunimah believes that the only answer that would bring peace to the Israel/Palestine conflict is to recognize what has happened and move toward one democratic state with equal rights for all. A lively Q and A followed. See the video here….

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Each massacre more horrific than the rest: what is the common thread?

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The horrific massacre of Muslims by a self-described white supremacist in a mosque in New Zealand, has shocked the world. Some blame social media. Others point at lack of gun laws. But hate crimes by whites against non whites are happening around the world. CTIP makes a statement. Read more.

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“The 2 state solution could never have worked” – Ali Abunimah says in exclusive video interview

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“The two state solution could never have worked,” claims Ali Abunimah in an exclusive interview with OFIP, “but now it is dead”. He has another solution to offer. Come to hear him speak in Ottawa on March 11th. Watch the interview …

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