Sixteen year old Ahed Tamimi became a poster girl for the new Palestinian resistance after she was videoed defending her brother and family by defiantly slapping an Israeli soldier on her family property in the West Bank in December. Senior Israeli politicians argued to CBC that she is too “western looking” to really be Palestinian. Read more.
The Israeli government released a list of 20 international NGO’s from eight different countries whose members will no longer be permitted to enter Israel because of their support for the boycott of Israel, known as BDS. Despite active support for BDS however, no Canadian organization made the list. Read more…(more…)
Hundreds of Palestinians continue to demonstrate regularly against Trump’s decision to “give” Jerusalem to Israel. Our correspondent in Gaza explains why Palestinians keep on risking injury and even death 5 weeks after the Trump decision even though they know those demonstrations won’t change Israel’s actions. Read more.(more…)
At the December 21 meeting of the UN General Assembly, a motion critical of Donald Trump’s unilateral decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel was overwhelmingly accepted. CTIP invites you to a public information meeting on the history, current situation and possible future of one of the world’s holiest cities…. Read more…(more…)
Foreign policy will be on the agenda at the Federal NDP Convention in Ottawa on February 15-16. Leading up to the convention, Palestinian human rights activists have had many criticisms aimed at the party’s Foreign Affairs Critic Hélène Laverdière. She offers some answers. Read more….