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Like a real life version of Kafka's nightmare. I'm well aware what happens when activists take such issues into the masters' tool of the crooked Canadian court system. A black hole of money, time and energy where sure defeat would be the certain result. Just consider the resources of the enemy. You'll only drown and die there and the issue with you.
Photos of 'Migrants' Humiliated in Tel Aviv Cause Outrage
"It was like he was saying to this person, 'You are inferior to me."
No More Fund-Raising For Apartheid Israel!
Abby Martin & Joe Rogan on Israel's Massacre at Gaza Border
"The Israel lobby likes to come down hard on people who speak out against the crimes of Israel. As you see, this is a third-rail issue. No one's talking about it even though it's so fucking obvious. Israeli forces are sniping dead journalists and children on camera and yet the world turns a blind eye...These people are fucking sick. And we are supporting it."
Like a real life version of Kafka's nightmare. I'm well aware what happens when activists take such issues into the masters' tool of the crooked Canadian court system. A black hole of money, time and energy where sure defeat would be the certain result. Just consider the resources of the enemy. You'll only drown and die there and the issue with you.......
...the courts must be used strategically, especially considering that they must recognize and respect international law, agreed to by Canada!
We need not win in the Courts to win......forcing the issue is enough
Sorry, been there done that. You will find the Canadian courts do not in fact recognize or respect international law. And you'll be overpowered and overlawyered by the other side, who have a powerful lobby, money and influence in and out of those courts. But best of luck to anyone with the money, time and lawyers willing to pursue it. Perhaps the same community that opposes sending all that money back to Israel might be willing to back such a venture?
Hey Babblers, Let's guess how many peaceful protesters Israel will kill or maim today without notice or action by the world community, which includes YOU by the by...
Israeli Courts Say Human Rights Don't Apply To Palestinians (and vid)
"The Israeli army says principles of human rights do not apply to the rules of engagement toward Palestinian protesters in the Gaza Srip, describing the besieged enclave as a war zone."
JNF -Toronto - Brothers for Life - Summer Delegation 2018
"JNF Toronto is proud to be a partner with Brothers for Life, an Israeli organization which features wounded combat veterans assisting other injured combat veterans...Your assistance in funding this once-in-a-lifetime experience for these heroes would be much appreciated... JNF is %100 Israel: jnf.ca."
No such fund for the children 'these heroes' are blowing the legs off in Gaza unfortunately. What an obscenity that such a thing is permitted and encouraged by Canada with tax deductible receipts no doubt...
Palestinian 'Great March of Return' Continues in Gaza (LIVE)
"A mass protest by Palestinians at the Gaza-Israel border is kicking off Friday for the 6th week in a row. The protesters are rallying against Israeli settlements on occupied Palestinian territory..."
"So many people do not understand the violence of Israeli occupation that is perpetuated from behind a desk..."
Gaza Protest Leadership Calls For March of Millions
"Israeli occupation forces injured more than 1,100 protesters on the 6th consecutive Friday of mass protests along Gaza's eastern perimeter. Gaza's health ministry said nearly 100 were wounded by live fire. Not a single Israeli has been reported injured as a result of the protests..."
Thanks for continuing coverage...yes expecting a bloodbath on Friday, especially for the 15th, after Trump opts out of US agreements with Iran........re Canada not respecting International Law, especially in spite of signing on......
Any group preparing a case in Federal Court, must be prepared to demand a member country of the Security Council, to initiate sanctions against Canada! After of course presenting the case to the UN Human Rights Commission for review!
Canada's Silence On Israel's Crimes Isn't Surprising
Silence. That one word has defined Canada's response to the summary execution and maiming of hundreds of Palestinians in Gaza lately by Israeli thugs, otherwise known as soldiers, perched comfortably behind makeshift hills meters away in Israel.
Trudeau and Freeland believe that Israel has the 'right' to kill as many Palestinians as it wants to, whenever it wants to, for whatever reasons it wants to..."
Israel's Ashkenazic Chief Rabbi Makes Historic Visit To Canada
"...Eretz Yisrael is 'the heritage of all of the Jewish nation' which was promised to it by God....Montreal was his first stop before he went on to Ottawa and Toronto, in conjunction with the '70 Torahs for 70 Years' project, which is run by Mizrachi Canada. In honour of Israel's 70th anniversary, the organization has been collecting dozens of dormant Torah scrolls from Jewish communities across Canada.
They will be sent to Israel to be refurbished, rededicated and donated to Israel Defence Forces (IDF) bases...Beth Zion's Rabbi Baruch Perton said, the project expresses 'a true partnership between the Canadian Jewish community and Israel, particularly the IDF, which he described as the most moral and ethical army in the world..."
Israel's Policy of Deliberately Maiming and Crippling The Maximum Number of Unarmed Demonstrators is Met with Silence
"...It is now clear that these Palestinians demonstrating peacefully as is their legal right against Israeli occupation, were targeted by snipers using rifles equipped with powerful telescopic sights such that accurate hits at 200-300 meters can easily be acheved...These bullets open up on impact, inside the victim's flesh and bone, thus causing maximum damage. Videos taken by Israeli soldiers through the telescopic sights are known to be greatly celebrated within Israel and not only amongst members of the IDF..."
Celebrated also in Canada if the JDL and the IDF-loving rabbis quoted above @ #61 are any indication. Why is the power of this xenophobic, ultranationalist Israel lobby being allowed to flourish and raise millions of dollars for Zionist causes with impunity here? Wake up Canada. Shut them down! These Zionist ghouls are maiming and murdering their besieged and trapped Indigenous victims before our very eyes!
Israeli Forces Detain Ahed Tamimi's Brother in Dawn Raid
"Waed's father claims the arrest of his 21-year-old son is an attempt to exert more pressue on the Nabi Saleh family..."
No More Fundraising For Apartheid Israel!
Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian, Injure 170 in Gaza (and vid)
"Palestinian medical workers said seven of those wounded were critically injured, including a 16-year-old teen who was shot in the face."
The Dark Side of Israeli Independence
"...Each May 15, Palestinians solemnly commemorate Nakba Day. Nakba means catastrophe and that's precisely what Israel's independence has been for the more than 700,000 Arabs and their five million refugee descendants, forced from their homes and into exile, often by horrific violence, to make way for the Jewish state.
At its core, Zionism is a settler-colonial movement of white, European usurpers supplanting Arabs they often viewed as inferior or backwards. Theodore Herzel, father of modern political Zionism envisioned a Jewish state in Palestine as 'an outpost of civilization opposed to barbarism.'
Seventy years later...the world is no closer to solving the 'Palestinian problem'. Meanwhile, Jews, Arabs and the wider world brace for the next inevitable explosion. This is colonialism's deadly legacy."
No Fund-Raising For Apartheid Israel!
TRNN: Can Gaza Survive the Occupation and Repression
Sari Bashi discusses the 11-year blockade that has driven Gazans to the brink..."
NAKBA Day (and vid)
"May 15 is NAKBA Day. Nakba Day is about telling the story of how Israel was created by a process of theft of land and ethnic cleansing..."
Death Toll For Gaza's March of Return Keeps Rising
"Call for international protection..."
No More Fund Raising For Apartheid Israel!
Israel Amassing Its Forces Ahead of Nakba Protests
"Mass protests are expected to continue next week with the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem on 14 May, the 70th anniversary of the declaration of the state of Israel on Palestine's lands. Israeli military has 'begun reinforcing battalions exponentially in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank'.
The leadership of the Gaza protests has called for a Million Person March of Return next week. The Palestine Human Rights Organizations Council called on the Palestinian Authority to 'immediately cease cooperating with the US as an arbiter for peace', and for states to halt aid to israel and impose sanctions until it ends its annexation and unlawful prolonged occupation of the Palestinian territory, ceases all breeches of international law and ensures justice and accountability..."
If you consider yourself an ally of Palestine, please work towards ensuring Canada's compliance with these stated objectives.
Israeli Army Sends Thousands of Reinforcements To Border of Gaza Strip and West Bank
Murderers and thieves supported by Canada - but a time of reckoning will come...
No More Fund-Rasing For Apartheid Israel!
'TERRIBLE MASSACRE': ISRAEL KILLS 41, Injureds 1,700 Gaza Protesters as US Embassy Opens in Jerusalem (and vid)
"Forty-one Palestinian protesters have been killed by Israeli fire during demonstrations ahead of the US embassy inauguration in Jerusalem. The Palestinian health ministry said Monday more than 1700 protesters have been injured in Gaza so far on what has been the most violent day of the six week long Great March of Return. Those wounded include 74 children and 23 women, according to the ministry.
The Palestinian government denounced Monday's violence as a 'terrible massacre perpetrated by the forces of the Israeli occupation and called for an immediate international intervention to prevent further deaths."
Killing Gaza - by Chris Hedges
"Israel's blockade of Gaza - where trapped Palestinians for the past several weeks have held nonviolent protests along the border fence with Israel, resulting in more than 50 killed and 700 wounded by Israeli troops - is one of the world's worst humanitarian disasters.
Yet the horror that is Gaza, where 2 million people live under an Israeli siege without adequate food, housing, work, water and electricity, where the Israeli military routinely uses indiscriminate and disproportionate violence to wound and murder, and where almost no one can escape, is rarely documented..."
BDS South Africa - We must call on the South African government to immediately break ties with Israel. If not after today's massacre then when? If South Africa cannot take a clear stance and lead the world then who will?"
Is BDS Canada prepared to move to this obvious and necessary position?
"Shaher al-Madhoun had his first child after 9 years of marriage, and yesterday was his son's first birthday. Today his son Abdullah is an orphan. His father was shot dead by Israeli snipers earlier today during the Gaza protests."
"The Israeli Occupation is purposely targeting press crews who are covering the Great Return March."
"The non-violent mass movement in Palestine, the absence of which Western media commentators have been hectoring and lecturing about for decades, has arrived. Israel is predictably, shooting it down. With hunting rifles."
Re: CTV: 'Clashes Over US Embassy Move in Israel'
Galloway: "It is not a 'Clash'. It is a Massacre!" (and vid)
"Hell is what you are looking at..."
"Fadi Abu Salah, an amputee who has lost his two legs in a previous Israeli aggression on Gaza, was one of the 52 Palestinians murdered by Israeli Occupation Forces along Gaza border today.
May 27, UJA - Walk With Israel
"Over the past 69 years, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto has established an exceptional bond with the state of Israel including investments in Aliyah and absorption...We invest in Israel!"
Walk With Israel 2018? Not in my city!
Israel Slaughters Palestinians Marching To Return (and vid)
"Israeli occupation forces have killed 58 Palestinians in Gaza on Monday as tens of thousands protested along the eastern perimeter of the territory. Monday's death toll is likely to climb higher as 70 were in critical condition and Gaza hospitals struggled to triage the staggering number of casualties. The health ministry reported nearly 2,800 injuries - almost half of that by live fire.
'The responsibility for these tragic deaths rests squarely with Hamas,' deputy White House press secretary Ray Shah stated during a press briefing on Monday. 'Hamas is intentionally and cynically provoking this response and Israel has the right to defend itself..."
Freeland Calls On 'All Parties' Involved in Gaza Violence to Protect Civilians
"Chrystia Freeland did not lay any blame for the deaths on either side. 'All parties have a responsibility to ensure civilians are protected,' she said..."
No More Fund-Raising For Apartheid Israel! No Blockade of Gaza! No 'Walk With Israel' 2018!
and support an independent investigation into these deaths," Singh said in the statement.
...what I do not understand is why the antiwar movement in Canada remains so passive...why are they not coordinating such independent investigations, of respected Canadians...I especially focus this on the Canada Peace Congress, supposedly a coordinating body...
UN Security Council Discusses Gaza Situation (LIVE)
"How many Palestinians have to die before this council takes action? Would you accept this on your own territories? Why do these massacres happen without action from this council?
No More Fund-Raising for Apartheid Israel!
Norman Finkelstein on Israel's 'Murderous Assault on Nonviolent Protesters' in Gaza (and vid)
"Ask yourself a very simple question. What word would you use to describe a situation where two million people are trapped in an area that's physically 'unliveable?' That's not my language, that's the language of the UN.
They're physically trapped in an area that's unliveable and in which they're being poisoned. So, faced with that reality, the people of Gaza saw no option...They're not trying to 'penetrate a border'. They're trying to break free from a concentration camp. They're trying to break free of a ghetto. They're trying to break out of a prison. That's poisoning one million children.
Does Israel have the right to poison one million children? If it doesn't have that right, it has no right to use any force. Case closed. Full stop.
It has one right.
The right to pack up and leave."
Do not 'Walk With Israel' 2018. It cannot be. It must not be. No to JNA!
That is correct. Under international law today–following a terrible decision by the International Court of Justice–heads of state and foreign ministers have diplomatic immunity while there are in office. But that is not going to apply to the head of the CIA.
I have a whole dossier here against Bush, Jr. and the rest of them for the extraordinary rendition program. We scared him out of Switzerland over that. A Swiss prosecutor demanded that Bush be prosecuted if he showed up in Switzerland. I know that Amnesty International and the Center for Constitutional Rights also have extensive dossiers against high-level US officials involved in these torture programs, including Haspel. She would be a sitting duck for international human rights lawyers. The evidence is there.
We have a 600-page executive summary of the Senate Foreign Intelligence Committee’s report on the extent of torture and extraordinary disappearances by the CIA. This is an official US government document. She was not personally named in there, but she was a high-level official who was personally involved. She certainly supervised the operation in Thailand. Under international law, there is a command responsibility. She is denying that she herself physically tortured anyone, but she supervised others doing the torturing. Under international criminal law, she is accountable for the criminal behavior she oversaw.....from Francis Boyle
...the point here is the power of Court action!
Activists must take on the violators of humanity through the courts, not to deny the power of direct action...
records must be kept of Canadian political statements, such as that of our Minister Freedland...we do have a powerful Act in Canada to punish terrorists and their complicit intellectuals.....This must be used and threatened to be used!
West's Failure to Act Will Be Cause of Next Gaza Massacre
The West's refusal over many decades to sanction Israel for its abuses of Palestinians led directly to Monday's massacre. And the failure to inflict a price on Israel this time will ensure the next massacre..."
Don't Walk With Israel!
"After I woke up my leg had been amputated. I'm so sad. So disappointed..."
No More Fund-Raising For Aparthed Israel!
Comparative Settler-Colonialisms, Usurpations & Just-Us Systems
"...The warmth shared between our justices is indicative of the great friendship between Israel and Canada."
And as is customary in such polite and congenial company the subject of judicial genocide just never came up...
No More Fund-Raising for Apartheid-Israel! DON'T Walk with Israel!
It's Time To Help the Children of Gaza - by Izzeldin Abuelaish
"...So, today, I am writing to Prime Minister Trudeau to ask him to keep his promise and indeed his word. He has the power to do that. Now, he must show the will to help Palestinian children in desperate need. On behalf of Gaza's children I urge Prime Minister Trudeau to help me, and every other Canadian, who, I'm certain, still wants to help, get these children to Canada so doctors, nurses and therapists can help them heal..."
"Not one media outlet contacted Dr Abuelaish to interview him about his oped in Canada's largest newspaper today where he urged Justin Trudeau to keep his word about Heal 100 kids. Not one."
Millions For Israel. Nothing For Gaza. Thanks Canada.
Don't Walk for Genocide! Don't Walk With Israel!
Read This Tweet. Then Read It Again. And Again...
"AP - Israel's supreme court rejects human rights group's request to declare it unlawful for soldiers to shoot at unarmed civilians."
DON'T Walk With Israel!
UJA Holds Annual Walk With Israel
"An incredible diplay of community & political support for the state of Israel at the UJA Federation Walk With Israel this morning. As Canadians we stand with Israel and celebrate together the 70th anniversary of the Jewish State."
20,000 + walked for Zionist Israel today in Toronto. Less than 200 stood against. Canada, you have a problem.