Citizen Action Monitor

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

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 5

Survivor of 1948 Israeli-led expulsion of Palestinians to tell her story in upcoming Canadian tour. No 1650 Posted by fw, April 25, 2016 As a reminder, scholar and educator Herbert Thelen … Continue reading

April 25, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 4

Israelis and their supporters are in the process of learning the price of following the dictates of “Netanyahu’s mind.” No 1648 Posted by fw, April 22, 2016 As a reminder, scholar … Continue reading

April 22, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 3

US accuses Israel of ‘excessive use of force’ in human rights report No 1647 Posted by fw, April 21, 2016 As a reminder, scholar and educator Herbert Thelen inspired this protest … Continue reading

April 21, 2016

Life and Death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 2

Israeli Minster Calls for “Civil Targeted Killings” of BDS Leaders No 1646 Posted by fw, April 21, 2016 Yesterday, Day 2 of my campaign to email a letter a day to … Continue reading

April 21, 2016

Life and death in Palestine: Information gift for a Premier — Day 1

Israel policy of expelling Palestinians from West Bank No 1645 Posted by fw, April 20, 2016 Yesterday I sent the following email letter to Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne. It follows hard … Continue reading

April 20, 2016

Dear Premier Wynne, your trade mission to Israel is reprehensible

It legitimizes seven decades of Israel’s crimes against Palestinians in the Occupied Territories. No 1644 Posted by fw, April 19, 2016 Yesterday I sent the following email letter to Ontario Premier … Continue reading

April 19, 2016

Premier Wynne’s trade delegation to Israel legitimizes seven decades of military brutality

Canadian blogger’s pursuit of “a fair and balanced public policy towards Israelis and Palestinians” doesn’t cut it. No 1640 Posted by fw, April 14, 2016 “To act ignorantly when knowledge is … Continue reading

April 14, 2016

Open letter to PM Trudeau — Why his willingness to criticize Israel is an empty gesture

May you have abundant opportunities to practice your criticism of Israel — but make it criticism with accountability. No 1634 Posted by fw, April 5, 2016 This post is a compilation … Continue reading

April 5, 2016

Anti-BDS activism from some factions of ‘pro Palestine’ camp triggers sharp rebuke

“I’m fed up”, says Juliana Farha – Norman Finklestein’s criticism of BDS, in particular, is deeply troubling. No 1632 Posted by fw, April 1, 2016 “For me, the eagerness of supposed … Continue reading

April 1, 2016

Trudeau’s claim that Israel’s values align with Canada’s values offends me

To make such an astonishing declaration is to align Canada with a vile villainy. No 1629 Posted by fw, March 30, 2016 Monday’s post, Impunity defines PM Trudeau’ s willingness to … Continue reading

March 30, 2016

Impunity defines PM Trudeau’s willingness to criticize Israel

And how will he find out when criticism of Israel is warranted? Certainly not from mainstream media. No 1627 Posted by fw, March 28, 2016 “Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says Canada will be … Continue reading

March 28, 2016

Dion asks UN to review appointment of Canadian prof as Special Rapporteur on Palestine

Seeks reassurance prof has track record “that can advance peace.” Dare one ask what the pro-Israel Liberal record is for advancing peace in the region? No 1626 Posted by fw, March … Continue reading

March 28, 2016

Trudeau government’s opposing BDS vote tells Netanyahu to do whatever he pleases to Palestinians

Is there any action by Israel that would cause the Grits to “condemn” it rather than its critics? No 1610 Posted by fw, March 06, 2016 “Justin Trudeau and his government … Continue reading

March 6, 2016

What twisted moral calculus allows our party leaders to express “friendship and support” for Israel?

Is it simply a matter of wilfully turning a blind eye to Netanyahu’s killing machine, that rages on, to be condoned by our PM’s silence? No 1497 Posted by fw, … Continue reading

November 2, 2015