A strong movement has coalesced opposing the Canadian government’s attempt to gain a seat on the UN Security Council. For Palestinian activists, this call to refuse to reward the Trudeau government is welcome.
Canadian governments have a woeful record at supporting the rights of Palestinian refugees and the current government is no different. With the right of return under renewed attack from Trump’s “Deal of the Century” it is essential that activists make clear Palestinian rights are not for sale.
Hanna and Marion Kawas write that the recent visit of a Jewish National Fund delegation to Havana besmirches the long history of joint struggle and solidarity between the Cuban and Palestinian peoples.
On November 27, 2015, a meeting was held in downtown Vancouver, Canada under the title “First Nations & Palestinians at the Frontline of Resistance”. On the eve of the meeting, the local Zionist apologist paper the Jewish Independent ran an editorial “Co-opting history”, full of the Israeli Hasbara 3 D’s – Distortions, Diversions and Defamations.