Why We Oppose Zionism and Anti-Semitism

The progressive Palestinian movement has always maintained that Zionism and anti-Semitism are two faces of the same coin and that they often feed off each other. Opposition to both is based on opposition to racism and on a principled and solid belief that human rights should be applied equally and universally to all human beings regardless of their nationality, color or religion.… Read more

The progressive Palestinian movement has always maintained that Zionism and anti-Semitism are two faces of the same coin and that they often feed off each other. Opposition to both is based on opposition to racism and on a principled and solid belief that human rights should be applied equally and universally to all human beings regardless of their nationality, color or religion.… Read more

Palestine in Struggle Volume 1 No. 5, May-June 1976

Check out what was happening 40 years ago in the Vancouver solidarity movement. The local Palestinian support group published 6 issues of “Palestine in Struggle”, and here is one of them, the issue that covered the visit of the PLO delegation to the Habitat conference in Vancouver. There is also coverage of indigenous leader Leonard Peltier, who was facing extradition from Canada at the time.… Read more

Past Correspondence with Amnesty International, Canada regarding David Matas

(Note: CPA’s work over the past 34 years has been largely undocumented on our website, but we are trying to rectify this.)

AI-Canada Stated Zionist Legal Network Coordinator Didn’t Compromise their Commitment to Impartiality

The following letters were exchanged between CPA and Bonnie Harnden, Executive Assistant of Amnesty International Canada in Jan./Feb 2002.
We checked recently with AI-Canada about the status of David Matas and we received the following response on Feb.… Read more

(Note: CPA’s work over the past 34 years has been largely undocumented on our website, but we are trying to rectify this.)

AI-Canada Stated Zionist Legal Network Coordinator Didn’t Compromise their Commitment to Impartiality

The following letters were exchanged between CPA and Bonnie Harnden, Executive Assistant of Amnesty International Canada in Jan./Feb 2002.
We checked recently with AI-Canada about the status of David Matas and we received the following response on Feb.… Read more

A Dismal United Church of Canada Resolution

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Initial Comments on Resolution passed by the United Church of Canada
by Hanna Kawas
Aug. 15, 2009

The one resolution passed by the 40th General Council of the United Church of Canada includes item 1(g) (see below), which calls on Palestinians to recognize Israel’s right to exist as a Jewish state.

We also learned with horror this week, after reading the United Church Moderator’s statement that the official Church position, since 2003, has been the recognition of Israel as a Jewish state.… Read more

Open Letter to the B.C. Organization to Fight Racism (BCOFR) regarding the CJC

An open letter from CPA to the B.C. Organization to Fight Racism (BCOFR) regarding their relationship with the Zionist organization, the “Canadian Jewish Congress” (CJC).

Click on each image enlarge and view each page of the 4-page letter:

CPA sent an open letter to the BCOFR Executive Committee on the same subject prior to the November 18th, 1981 letter being issued:
Original letter to BCOFRRead more