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Universal Declaration of Human Rights celebrates 70th anniversary

International Human Rights Day is observed every year on December 10, the date on which the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was adopted by the United Nations General Assembly at the Palais de Chaillot in Paris, seventy years ago in 1948. According to its Preamble, the Declaration, which contains thirty articles, was to constitute a “a common standard of achievement for all peoples and all nations, to the end that every individual and every organ of society, keeping this Declaration constantly in mind, shall strive by teaching and education to promote respect for these rights and freedoms and by progressive measures, national and international, to secure their universal and effective recognition and observance, both among the peoples of Member States themselves and among the peoples of territories under their jurisdiction.” Continue reading

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Postal workers and allies take action against Bill C-89


Picket outside Canada Post’s AGM, Ottawa, December 12, 2018.

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Postal workers and their allies are continuing their ongoing campaign demanding that Bill C-89, the legislation ordering postal workers back to work, be withdrawn and the contract with Canada Post be settled by negotiations and not government dictate. Continue reading

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The real face of Justin Trudeau: Are Palestinians Canada’s new Jews?

The Canadian government’s cause is not defence of the Jewish people but defence of the Zionist project. Its aim is not the political and social equality of Jews in all countries but to take over all of Palestine and promote the emigration of Jews from their countries to take up residence in the settlements in Palestine.
 
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By RAMZY BAROUD*

Trudeau and his government will certainly be judged by future generations, as his predecessors were judged for their past sins, for choosing, despite the passage of time, to stand on the wrong side of history.

How does one explain Canada’s contradictory foreign policy regarding Palestine and Israel? Continue reading

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101st anniversary of Balfour Declaration

Join Palestinians in demanding the implementation of the right of return! End the Zionist occupation of Palestinian lands!

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Mississauga picket on 100th anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, November 2017.

November 2 marked the 101st anniversary of the Balfour Declaration, a 1917 letter sent by the British Foreign Secretary Arthur Balfour to a prominent British Zionist leader promising land in Palestine for foreign settlement. Continue reading

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International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

Toronto commemoration affirms the rights of the Palestinian People

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15th G20 meeting in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Mass actions reject anti-social offensive and neo-liberal summit

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Demonstration against G20 in Buenos Aires, November 30, 2018.

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Ontario: Wide-scale defence of Francophone rights

Ontario government’s gratuitous attack on Francophone minority rights condemned

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Ottawa, December 1, 2018.

Condemnation of the Ford government’s decision to scrap the building of a French language university and to eliminate the Office of the French Language Commissioner in Ontario, announced as a “cost saving” measure in November, has been swift and widespread throughout the province and Canada. This cynical attack on Francophone Ontarians is an assault on the very nature of a society that Canadians want to have. Continue reading

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