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APRIL FOOLS - In wake of damning UN report, Trudeau to lead Canadian fact-finding mission to Gaza - Netanyahu furious

BFF in happier times: Trudeau (with Likud blue tie) and Netanyahu (with Liberal red one). But after reading the recent UN report on Israeli crimes in Gaza, Trudeau has decided to go to see for himself. 690 more words

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Ali Abunimah: "the only moral solution to the Israel/Palestine conflict lies in one democratic state with equality for all"

Palestinian American Ali Abunimah told a capacity crowd at St. Paul University in Ottawa that Israel should be understood as a “settler-colonial” state, like Canada or South Africa. 285 more words

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Registration for Carleton adult ed course on Israel/Palestine begins February 12th

Peter Larson regularly visits Israel/Palestine. Top left: in conversation with Canada’s Ambassador to Israel Deborah Lyons. Top right: visiting the site on the Jordan River where John baptized¬†Christ. 290 more words

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Canadian medic wounded in Gaza shares his story of courage and determination at Toronto event

Dr. Tarek Loubani, a Palestinian Canadian doctor, was shot in both legs last May by an Israeli sniper in Gaza. He was one of 1700 wounded on that day alone. 438 more words

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Youthful protest leader invites Prime Minister Trudeau to visit Gaza

CTIP has received a copy of an open letter from Ahmad Abu Artema, one of the key organizers of the Palestinian ‘Great March of Return’ in Gaza, inviting Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau to come and visit Gaza. 792 more words

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Trudeau to give long-overdue apology on November 7 for Canada's anti-Semitic 1939 refusal to accept Jewish refugees

Happy Jewish refugees on board the MS St. Louis in 1939, still hoping to escape the Holocaust. But at a time when anti-Semitism was widespread, they were refused entry to Canada. 1,098 more words

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Human Rights Watch calls for western governments to suspend aid to Palestinian security forces 'until human rights abuses stop'

Canada began providing financial (and military) help to the security forces of the Palestinian Authority (PA) under the Harper government. Human Rights Watch claims that those PA security forces are implicated in widespread arbitrary arrest and torture. 852 more words

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