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Green Party of Canada ratifies motion to increase pressure on Israel

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The Green Party of Canada (GPC) has announced that a motion adopted in convention last December to increase pressure on Israel for its violations of international law has been ratified by an on-line vote conducted among its general membership. It now stands as GPC policy. Read more…

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Do you think Trudeau should talk more about human rights for Palestinians?

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Justin Trudeau said that Canada was back…but on Israel/Palestine, we’re mostly seeing more of the same Harper policy. Publicly, Trudeau claims to have a “balanced” position and says he supports a “2 state solution”. But in fact, it seems the Trudeau government almost always sides with Israel. We are conducting a survey. Read more.
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UN resolution on Israeli settlements reflects “what the world thinks” says former Canadian Amb to UN

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Paul Heinbecker, a former Canadian ambassador to the UN, says the recent UN resolution condemning Israeli settlements is not just a personal fight between Obama, Netanyahu and Trump.  It “reflects what the world thinks”, he says. Read more (more…)