Action Alerts


Canada Needs to Publicly Condemn Israel’s Plans to Invade Rafah


Stand Up Against Harassment of Toronto Star Columnist Shree Parakdar After Calling Out Gaza Violence

Action Alert: Stand Up Against Harassment of Toronto Star Columnist Shree Parakdar  In recent days and weeks, it has been deeply disturbing to witness the harassment faced by Shree Paradkar, your Social and Racial Justice columnist. All for speaking out against the ongoing violence suffered by innocent Palestinians in the Gaza Strip. Obviously, as you know, journalists have the right to speak truth without the fear of being attacked and harassed for doing their jobs. Yet, as noted by the Canadian Association of Journalists, there has been a troubling spike ...

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The Latest Attack on Rafah Must Provoke Action From Canada

Action Alert: Canada Must Condemn the Rafah Attacks and Stop Sending Military Equipment to Israel NOW! The military of Israel just killed another 67 people through air and sea attacks in Rafah in Southern Gaza. Palestinians in Gaza must exit through Rafah as just the first step to being reunited with their loved ones in Canada. They have been anxiously waiting, only to be bombed and killed. If we continue on our current course, Canada may be legally complicit in arming an extremist government that is in the process of ethnic cleansing and what the ICJ found ...

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Canada Must Stand for Accountability and Peace

Action Alert: Write a letter to the Prime Minister telling him that Canada Must follow through on its promise to abide by the ICJ's Interim Ruling on Gaza. Despite its ridiculous statement today, Canada previously promised to abide by the ICJ's interim ruling on Gaza. The Court ruled today that Israel hasn't done enough to prevent genocide in Gaza. And ordered Israel to take immediate steps, which it will report back on in one month. That means Canada must abide by that ruling and act. Tell our government to do these four things. 1.⁠ ⁠Tell the Prime ...

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Canada Must Support International Law

Action Alert: Send a letter telling Prime Minister Trudeau that Canada should uphold International law and support South Africa’s case at the International Court of Justice. For the past three months, bloodshed in the Gaza Strip has unfolded in ways that continue to shock the international community. Thousands upon thousands of civilians, including children, have been killed by the bombardment and invasion by the military of Israel. The international community, along with all those with good conscience, know that there must be a just accounting for what ...

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Canada Votes “Yes” To Ceasefire in UN General Assembly Meeting

Action Alert: Send a Letter to Minister Melanie Joly About the UN Ceasefire Vote Canada’s vote at the United Nations General Assembly called for a ceasefire. Make it clear that Canada’s vote for a ceasefire is an important step. Over 70% of Canadians want the violence to end in Gaza and this vote is a reflection of that. Our voices must be heard. Send a Letter Today! 

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Canada Must Reunite Palestinian Canadians with Family in Gaza

Action Alert: Send a letter telling Canada to implement a special measure to reunite Palestinian Canadians with family in Gaza Canada must implement special measures to make sure that the immediate family members—including parents and siblings—of Palestinian Canadians are evacuated out of Gaza to join their loved ones at home. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians in Gaza have been displaced and face further threats of ethnic cleansing. Over 15,000 have been killed, including children. It is time for Canada to stand for an immediate and permanent ceasefire ...

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UBC Administrators Must Protect the Safety of Students

Action Alert: Send a letter telling UBC to investigate fake Hamas stickers spread to target Muslims and Palestinians on campus A recent incident involving offensive stickers being distributed at the University of British Columbia shows that more needs to be done to protect students from rising Islamophobic and anti-Palestinian hate on campus. The phrase “I (heart) Hamas” was placed on the sticker alongside the UBC Social Justice Centre’s (SJC) name and logo. The message was clearly meant to target the Centre and students speaking out against violations of ...

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Canada Must Condemn The Horrifying Statements From Israel’s Leaders

Action Alert: Send a letter to Prime Minister Trudeau To Condemn the Comments of War Crimes and Ethnic Cleansing Israel Made Leaders at the top of the Government of Israel have been calling for the most egregious forms of violence to be visited against the people of Gaza. This includes calls for ethnic cleansing. It also includes words that severely dehumanize the humanity of Palestinians. This language fuels the flames of hateful violence. And they have put those words into action with estimates of 12,000+ killed in Gaza and hundreds more in the occupied West ...

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Tell Premier Ford To Take Action on MPP Goldie Ghamari Spreading Dangerous Islamophobia

It is concerning that MPP Goldie Ghamari of Carleton has made several statements on social media that appears to recycle a number of Islamophobic tropes. These include stoking suspicion against Muslims who say the phrase “Allahu akbar;” pushing the conspiracy theory that organizations like the UN are controlled by “Islamofascists;” and retweeting insults against those who women who wear the hijab. Moreover, she also retweeted Daniel Bordman—an individual identified by our courts to have spread libel against Muslims. Send a letter to Premier Doug ...

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