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Gaza youths appeal directly to Canadians: “Please help us- We are Not Just Numbers – we are people!!!”

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Young men and women in an English literature class in one of Gaza’s 6 universities.  Well educated, but no jobs and no future. Want to leave Gaza? Can’t – Israel won’t let them. Nearly 2 million people are trapped in Gaza – blockaded by air, sea and land. The world treats them as if they were “just numbers”. Do you know the name (or story) of even one of them?  Here is one organization that wants to help young Palestinians tell their story to the outside world. It appeals to individual Canadians for help. Read more.

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Canada sits on its hands as Palestinians face intensified “Judaization” of Jerusalem egged on by Trump

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Ironic collage by Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem mocks Israel’s practice of declaring “national parks” in Palestinian neighbourhoods of East Jerusalem as a pretext for destroying houses. Read more… (more…)

If Canada has a “right to exist”, why shouldn’t Israel? – wonders Canadian Israeli

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Chana Rosenfelder is a wife, mother, and writer who moved from Toronto to Israel 31 years ago. She regularly blogs for Israel Hayom, a right wing Israeli daily owned by Sheldon Adelson. In a recent blog post, she asked a simple question: “If Canada has the right to exist, why doesn’t Israel?” If you want to know my answer, read on. (more…)

Challenge to Israeli product labelling will be heard in Federal court in Toronto on May 21, 22

A legal case contesting the Liquor Control Board of Ontario’s right to market wine produced in illegal Israeli settlements in the West Bank as a “Product of Israel” was launched in 2017 by Winnipeg native David Kattenburg. Despite opposition by various pro-Israel organizations, the case is slowly moving forward. May 21 will be a significant date. CTIP interviews Kattenburg’s lawyer Dimitri Lascaris….. (more…)

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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