Citizen Action Monitor

Liberal gov’s pro-Israeli bias way out of touch with public’s views, according to latest poll results

E.g., 61% of Canadians see Trudeau gov. as pro-Israel, but 55% of Liberal Party supporters had a negative opinion of Israeli gov. No 1894 Posted by fw, February 16, 2017 “In … Continue reading

February 16, 2017

Author, political activist, Yves Engler reviews recent Liberal actions that reinforce Israel’s oppression of Palestinians

The Trudeau government is, in effect, undermining Palestinians’ liberation, strengthening Israel’s expansionism. No 1833 Posted by fw, November 24, 2016 “The Trudeau government’s efforts to undermine Palestinians’ liberation strengthens Canada’s multifaceted … Continue reading

November 24, 2016

Trudeau’s ‘new’ approach to Israel same old tired clichés about “two-state solution, just and lasting peace”

Trudeau promises return to Canada’s “traditional approach”, which amounts to wilful silence of the facts. No 1815 Posted by fw, November 7, 2016 “Canada’s Governor-General David Johnston, technically the British Queen’s … Continue reading

November 7, 2016

Further thoughts on the compelling moral case for Canadian politicians to affirm support for BDS

“Sanctions against Israel are not anti-Semitic or anti-Jewish, but anti-colonial,” argues philosophy prof. No 1794 Posted by fw, October 6, 2016 “Moral idiocy — Inability to understand moral principles and values … Continue reading

October 6, 2016

Foreign minister Stéphane Dion’s shameful, selective condemnation of terrorist violence in Tel-Aviv

The minister conveniently turns a blind eye to seven decades of Israeli terrorism against Palestinians. No 1697 Posted by fw, June 9, 2016 In response to an Associated Press story published … Continue reading

June 9, 2016

Chinese incident exposes Trudeau/Dion’s hypocritical double standard over human rights concerns

Quick to be ‘vocal’ with China about human rights, but wilfully silent about decades of Israel’s flagrant violations of Palestinians’ human rights. No 1692 Posted by fw, June 4, 2016 According … Continue reading

June 4, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 19

Chomsky: The road ahead for Palestinians will lead to the horrific final solution already unfolding before us. No 1671 Posted by fw, May 13, 2016 Friday, May 13, 2016 Dear Premier … Continue reading

May 13, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 18

Britain’s “Jews for Justice for Palestinians” publish list of Israeli atrocities against Palestinians. But why the satirical title? No 1670 Posted by fw, May 12, 2016 Thursday, May 12, 2016 Dear … Continue reading

May 12, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 17

Israel bans Palestinian products from being sold inside Occupied Palestinian Territory. No 1669 Posted by fw, May 11, 2016 Wednesday, May 11, 2016 Dear Premier Wynne, Below is my information gift … Continue reading

May 11, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 16

Why is anti-Semitism the only form of bigotry ever mentioned, never anti-Palestinian slurs? No 1667 Posted by fw, May 10, 2016 Dear Premier Wynne, Below is my information gift for you … Continue reading

May 10, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 14

Premier Wynne, your trade mission enables Israel to persist in its crimes against Palestinians. No 1664 Posted by fw, May 6, 2016 Friday, May 6, 2016 Dear Premier Wynne, Below is … Continue reading

May 6, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 12

Israeli soldiers shoot at Palestinian family harvesting crops, driving them from their fields. No 1661 Posted by fw, May 4, 2016 As a reminder, scholar and educator Herbert Thelen inspired this … Continue reading

May 4, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 11

Planning international conference in locked down Gaza Strip keeps sliver of hope alive. No 1660 Posted by fw, May 3, 2016 As a reminder, scholar and educator Herbert Thelen inspired this … Continue reading

May 3, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 10

Israeli moral compass so twisted that even most decent people now justify ruthless killing of Palestinians. No 1659 Posted by fw, May 2, 2016 As a reminder, scholar and educator Herbert … Continue reading

May 2, 2016

Saudi arms screwup: One misleading explanation after another risks eroding public trust in Trudeau and Dion

“Sale has the potential to expose Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as a phony”, warns Murray Dobbin. No 1657 Posted by fw, April 29, 2016 “Foreign Affairs Minister Stéphane Dion has been … Continue reading

April 29, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 9

Ignoring its own founding rights, U.S. has aided Israel in denying those same human rights and dignity to Palestinians. No 1656 Posted by fw, April 29, 2016 As a reminder, scholar … Continue reading

April 29, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 8

Open season on Palestinians — pregnant mother of two and brother, 16, gunned down at Israeli checkpoint. No 1654 Posted by fw, April 28, 2016 As a reminder, scholar and educator … Continue reading

April 28, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 7

Palestinian youth reportedly in critical condition after being run down by young Israeli settler. No 1653 Posted by fw, April 27, 2016 As a reminder, scholar and educator Herbert Thelen inspired … Continue reading

April 27, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 6

Alarming rise in Palestinian children seized and prosecuted by Israel. No 1651 Posted by fw, April 26, 2016 As a reminder, scholar and educator Herbert Thelen inspired this protest project: “To … Continue reading

April 26, 2016