The Canadian BDS Coalition congratulates the Canadian Labour Congress on its resolution in support of Palestinian human rights

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June 18, 2021

The emergency resolution was unanimously passed by the Canadian Council of CLC during its #CLC2021 session and calls on @CanadianLabour to work with global unions, affiliates and civil society on urgent campaign to stop Israel’s ethnic cleansing of #Palestinians#canlab#cdnpoli

This follows the call in May 2021 by two labour organizations in Canada,

Labour 4 Palestine
Labour Against Arms Trade

call on the Government of Canada in the most urgent terms possible, to immediately suspend bilateral trade of all arms and related materials with the State of Israel.

To learn more about Canadian labour’s support of Palestine over the last 15 years, when in 2006, CUPE Ontario with 240,000 members supported call for boycott, divestment, and sanctions.