Discrimination

Well known Palestinian Christian theologian Naim Ateek starts cross Canada book tour

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Reverend Dr. Naim Ateek, an internationally known Palestinian Christian, will spend two weeks in April on a cross Canada book tour, promoting his most recent book “A Palestinian Theology of Liberation: The Bible, Justice, and the Palestine–Israel Conflict.” Read more… (more…)

April fools!! Global Affairs Minister Freeland harshly condemns Israel’s use of excessive force in Gaza against peaceful demonstrators

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Global Affairs Minister Freeland is known for her principled and courageous stands on human rights. Over the weekend, she was characteristically frank about Israel’s slaughter of Palestinians and demanded an immediate investigation. Read more…

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Palestinian youths call on Canadian representative in Ramallah to “come and see” as Israeli snipers kill Palestinian demonstrators in Gaza

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Tens of thousands of Palestinians demonstrated inside Gaza yesterday demanding the right to return to their homes. It is reported that 15 Palestinians have been killed on one day by Israeli snipers and even tanks shooting into Gaza territory. Our Gaza correspondent has written to Canada’s representative in Ramallah, inviting him to come to see who is being violent. Read his urgent plea.

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Meet CTIP’s Gaza correspondent

ahmed alnaouq correspondentAhmed Alnaouq, 23, graduated from Al-Azhar University in Gaza City, with a bachelor’s degree in English literature. A resident of the Gaza community of Deir Albalah, he says his dream is to advance the cause of Palestinian human rights and to expose the “human face” of the Israeli occupation. He works for a Palestinian NGO. He has also agreed to be an occasional correspondent for CTIP.  Watch this little video to meet Ahmed… (more…)

Palestinian member of Israeli Knesset proposes new “basic law” for Israel inspired by Canadian multiculturalism

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Dr. Yousef Jabareen is an elected Palestinian member of the Israeli Knesset (or Parliament). He visited Canada in 2016 to better understand Canada’s approach to minority issues. He has proposed a new “basic law” for Israel, in part inspired by Canada’s policy of multiculturalism. Many Jewish Israeli MK’s are outraged by the idea of making all Israel’s citizens equal before the law. Read more. (more…)