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Israel Admits its Guilt (and Other Arguments) by Jim Miles

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There are two solutions left.  First is the status quo, a slow genocide and ethnic removal of the Palestinian people, preferably to surrounding Arab states (Saudi Arabia, a US-Israeli ally would certainly not welcome them), or less preferably to small islets of apartheid.  The whole process could be sped up by a regional war, say with Iran, under cover of which Israel could attempt to expel masses of Palestinians.

The second solution is what many have demanded of Canada (remember, no double standards):  justice and restoration – of rights, of property, of health and education, of infrastructure, of legal equality as well as full political participation in the governance of the country. Simple solution, but entirely against the beliefs of the current Israeli system.

Continue reading at https://www.palestinechronicle.com/israel-admits-its-guilt-and-other-arguments/

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Why is an NDP MP Joining a Task Force Seeking to Force Twitter, Facebook to Apply Anti-Palestine Solidarity IHRA Definition? by Aidan Jonah

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New Democratic Party member of parliament Randall Garrison recently joined an unofficial task force which is lobbying Facebook and Twitter to adopt the IHRA definition of antisemitism, which considers any criticism of Israel or solidarity with Palestine anti-semitic. The NDP is Canada’s social-democratic political party.

… Garrison perplexingly claims that he “opposes Israeli annexation of Palestinian land and “remain[s] committed to getting Canada to work toward a two state solution where both sides can live in peace & security.” Remarkably, Garrison equates genocide against the Palestinian people to minor acts of resistance by Palestinians.

Bueckert called out Garrison for this false equivalence, stating that “if you won’t support Canada taking concrete action to stop Israeli annexation, you don’t really oppose it.”

Continue reading at https://www.palestinechronicle.com/why-is-an-ndp-mp-joining-a-task-force-seeking-to-force-twitter-facebook-to-apply-anti-palestine-solidarity-ihra-definition/

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Communists Demand Trudeau Oppose Israeli Annexation Of Palestinian Territories by Communist Party of Canada

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“The Israeli annexation is completely illegal under international law and is an act of war against the Palestinian people whose land has been illegally occupied by Israeli troops and settlements over more than five decades,” stated the Communist Party. “The annexation is the main point in the Trump-Netanyahu ‘Deal of the Century,’ which has been rejected out of hand by the Palestinian people and by governments around the world that recognize it a provocation, an act of war and genocide.”

Continue reading at http://peoplesvoice.ca/2020/07/14/communists-demand-trudeau-oppose-israeli-annexation-of-palestinian-territories/

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Why I oppose Canada’s bid for the UN Security Council seat by Hanna Kawas, Chairperson, Canada Palestine Association

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Article 1 of the Fourth Geneva Convention states: “The High Contracting Parties undertake to respect and to ensure respect for the present Convention in all circumstances.” In addition to Canada not abiding by this article, it is directly empowering Israel’s violations of international and humanitarian law.
Please don’t reward Canada for supporting and enabling Israel’s ethnic cleansingwar crimesapartheid and genocide. I call on you in the name of my father, who died without being able to return to live in his beloved homeland, to not support Canada’s bid for a UNSC seat.

Continue reading at http://cpavancouver.org/2020/06/why-oppose-canadas-bid-for-the-un-security-council-seat/

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How does the Israeli Military Censor Impact Our News Coverage? by Hanna Kawas

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Here is a just-released open letter that demonstrates how CBC’s coverage, and their justification of such biased reporting, is both “unacceptable and disingenuous”.
… We would all do well to take a lesson in morality, humanity and objectivity regarding the Palestinian genocide, from archbishop Desmond Tutu, the renowned fighter against South African apartheid and racism, who said:

“Those who turn a blind eye to injustice actually perpetuate injustice. If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor.”

Continue reading at https://www.palestinechronicle.com/how-does-the-israeli-military-censor-impact-our-news-coverage/

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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

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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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