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Canada’s Betrayal of the Palestinian Refugees by Hanna Kawas

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Israel not only blocks Palestinian refugees from returning but according to a recent report, studied how to push them out in the first place (otherwise known as planned ethnic cleansing):
“Newly-uncovered documents reveal how Israel established the ‘Professors Committee’ in the days following the occupation to devise policies to pacify the Palestinians and make them leave the West Bank and Gaza permanently.”
I expect such arrogant flaunting of UN resolutions from the supremacist regime Israel that uprooted my people and committed genocide against my nation. But far more upsetting and dehumanizing are the positions of Canada, that played and continues to play a pivotal role in Palestinian dispossession.

Continue reading at https://www.palestinechronicle.com/canadas-betrayal-of-the-palestinian-refugees/

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Netanyahu Unwilling to Test Hamas Preparedness, Fearful of Humiliation: Canadian Scholar on Tasnim News Agency

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In my reading, I see Netanyahu holding on until the November 2019 election and then winning a fifth term. His skills and connections are unmatched, and the antics of Liberman could end up helping him. But it is a lively high-skates competition and anything can happen; except of course respect for international law, the Geneva Conventions and such irrelevant considerations.  The Israeli genocide will not let up.  That could never happen from the inside.

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Petition to Prime Minister of Canada/Premier ministre du Canada Justin Trudeau: Stop the genocide and illegal occupation/destruction of Palestine by Robert Saemerow

Please TAKE ACTION RIGHT NOW and send your letter to the UN Office of the Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide and the International Criminal Court Prosecutor.

Stop the genocide and illegal occupation/destruction of Palestine. Israel is bulldozing villages and homes. Destroying Palestinian lives by its illegal occupation and crimes against humanity. Shooting unarmed men, women, children, medics and reporters. Now facing a UN backlash I call upon my Canadian government to support Palestine. Something that is long overdue. We need to put sanctions and tariffs on products and companies owned by Israel. It is the right and Canadian thing to do. Ireland is doing this. Canada should as well because “we stand on guard for thee.”

Continue reading at https://www.change.org/p/justin-trudeau-stop-the-genocide-and-illegal-occupation-destruction-of-palestine?use_react=false

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Grieve the Beloved Children: Israel and the War on Children by Judith Deutsch

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The Israeli historian Ilan Pappe has substantiated through archival records Israel’s ethnic cleansing of 1948 in the formation of the Israeli state, methodically researched and planned since before the Holocaust. Pappe now defines Israel’s modus operandi as an “incremental genocide.” At the 2014 Russell Tribunal, former UN Special Rapporteurs on the Occupied Territories John Dugard and Richard Falk also found evidence of “incitement to genocide.” More recently, Haaretz writer Gideon Levy wrote that Israel’s real purpose in its Gaza operations is “to kill Arabs” and that the Israel Defence Forces has a “map of pain.”

Continue reading at https://socialistproject.ca/2018/06/grieve-the-beloved-children-israel-and-the-war-on-children/

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GOLDSTEIN: On Jerusalem Scheer’s right, Trudeau’s wrong by Lorrie Goldstein

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In his article on the Toronto Sun, supporting Trump’s declaration of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital, Lorrie Goldstein charges Israel with genocide against the indigenous Palestinian people, using colonialism and genocide against the indigenous peoples of Canada as justification:

Just as Israel has been condemned by the United Nations for inhumane treatment of the Palestinians, so Canada has been condemned by the UN for inhumane treatment of Canada’s First Nations.

Just as Israel has been accused of ethnic cleansing and cultural genocide of the Palestinians, so Canada has been accused of ethnic cleansing and cultural genocide of its First Nations through its residential school policy and other historic wrongs.

Just as Israel has been criticized for confining the Palestinians to small, barren pockets of land through the incursion of settlers, so Canada has been criticized for confining its First Nations to small, barren pockets of land through the incursion of settlers.

And yet Canada’s right to call Ottawa its capital is unchallenged, while Israel’s right to call Jerusalem its capital is rejected by the international community, with the recent exception of the U.S. under President Donald Trump.

Such is the double standard which Israel constantly faces.

Continue reading at http://torontosun.com/opinion/columnists/goldstein-on-jerusalem-scheers-right-trudeaus-wrong

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Canadians protest in front of Israeli consulate on ABNA

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Canadian leaders say we share values with Israel but we know Canadians surely don’t value apartheid or ethnocracy, nor support oppression, racism, occupation, colonization and genocide rather people who make Canada their home value human rights and dignity, freedom, democracy, international law, freedom of movement, so we gather together to unite for Palestine, to unite for Al Asqa, to unite for those under 10 years of seize in Gaza, to unite until Palestine is Free.

Continue reading at http://en.abna24.com/news/america/canadians-protest-in-front-of-israeli-consulate_845337.html

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Readers’ Letters: Commemorate all genocides on Toronto Star

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Holocaust week is the height of hypocrisy. It implicitly supports the State of Israel, which is currently committing a slow genocide (according to the Kuala Lumpur tribunal) against the two million Palestinians under its military occupation in Gaza. To object to it is not racist.

Publicly funded institutions should be commemorating genocides in general rather than the politically motivated and exclusivist Holocaust events, which imply that similar tragedies do not deserve the same international response.

A study of current genocides might lead to saving the lives of thousands of people.

Continue reading at https://www.thestar.com/opinion/letters_to_the_editors/2016/12/08/commemorate-all-genocides.html

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