Canadian muslims urge Trudeau government to condemn Israeli assault on worshippers at al Aqsa mosque
Canada’s ambassador to UN throws “Hail Mary” pass to save UNSC bid. Will he score a touchdown?
In what appears to be a last minute attempt to save Canada’s bid for a UN Security Council seat, Marc-Andre Blanchard, Canada’s Ambassador to the UN has sent a letter to (all?) other UN Ambassadors defending Canada’s position with respect to Israel/Palestine. The UNSC vote will be held on June 17th. In his letter, Blanchard responds to a “letter from a group of Canadians” criticizing Canada’s position. Read more…(more…)
Dozens of former Canadian diplomats urge Trudeau to speak out opposing Israel’s annexation plans
Over 50 retired Canadian diplomats, including many ambassadors and three former Liberal ministers, have signed an open letter to Prime Minister Trudeau urging him to defend Canada’s historical commitment to multilateral institutions and international law by clearly indicating Canada’s opposition to Israel’s proposed ‘annexation’ of significant parts of the Occupied Palestinian West Bank. Read more…(more…)
What really happened in the 1947/48 “Nakba”? – Two Israeli historians have very different interpretations
Dr. Benny Morris (l.) and Dr. Ilan Pappé (r) are well-known Jewish Israeli historians who have dug carefully into Israel’s past. Morris is a proud Zionist. Pappé is opposed to Zionism. Their research has led them to draw very different conclusions about the events surrounding the creation of the State of Israel in 1947/48. An excellent series of probing interviews with each one has been prepared by Dr. Jordan Levine of Toronto. Take advantage of our COVID inspired confinement to watch, listen and learn. (more…)