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CPPIB Invests at least 7 percent of our public pension in Israeli war crimes

The 2022 CPPIB Year-end results show increased public pension investment in Israeli war crimes CPPIB had $524M (up from $513M in 2021) invested in 11 companies of the 112 companies listed on the UN Database as complicit with violations of international law. Investments in WSP, the Canadian headquartered company providing leadership to the Jerusalem Light …

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The French Court of Appeal of Lyon confirmed the acquittal of Olivia Zémor

From the European Legal Support Center: On 5 May 2022, The French Court of Appeal of Lyon confirmed the acquittal of Olivia Zémor, issued last year by a French criminal court in Lyon (Tribunal Correctionnel de Lyon) on 18 May 2021. This decision is another recognition of the legitimacy of the BDS (Boycott-Divestment-Sanctions) call.  Olivia …

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FIFA: Suspend Apartheid Israel

Israel has violated the principles of FIFA in a variety of ways that would normally warrant disciplinary actions and even a suspension of its membership. However, the politics of FIFA have prevented the organization in the past from taking such action. Its internal by-laws have even been amended to make it more difficult for the …

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Stop the smear campaigns against Palestinian Advocacy!

The Canadian BDS Coalition joins with over 50 Canadian and international organizations endorsing this statement, as well as numerous individuals including Roger Waters. Write letter yourself The Canada Palestine Association initiated this statement, which the Canadian BDS Coalition has joined in signing. Today, we are witnessing an intensified campaign by the pro-Israel lobby in Canada …

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The Canadian BDS Coalition joins in saying Don’t let McGill Silence Palestine Solidarity

The Palestine Solidarity Policy was approved by the undergraduate student body of McGill University, with 71% of the vote! However, the McGill administration has threatened to terminate an agreement with the undergraduate student union that would withhold its funding after the student union adopted the Palestine Solidarity Policy in its campus referendum. Read the full Palestine Solidarity …

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It is a victory for Palestine:! The French State Council suspends dissolution of Collectif Palestine Vaincra!

The Canadian BDS Coalition congratulates the Collectif Palestine Vaincra and the Committee Against the Dissolution of the Collectif Palestine Vaincra on this important victory for Palestine. The French Council of State, the body that hears legal appeals against the dissolution of an organization by the French government, ruled on Friday, 29 April that the dissolution …

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Congratulations to Simon Fraser Student Society on their Palestinian liberation policy approval!

Congratulations to Simon Fraser Student Society! SUCCESS! The Simon Fraser Student Society voted YES to adopt the Palestinian liberation policy today! Thank you to everyone who made this possible: Palestinian students and activists, SFSS Council, SFSS Palestinian Liberation Policy Working Group, and all endorsers and supporters! We hope to see momentum continue to grow for …

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Land Day 2022 Webinar: Challenging Corporate Complicity in the Continued Colonization of Palestine

Apr 2, 2022 01:00 PM Eastern Time Event cosponsored by Just Peace Advocates a member of the Canadian BDS Coalition   Register for webinar Moderator: Tara Alami, Palestinian organizer and writer Panel: Wesam Ahmad, Palestinian human rights advocate at Al-Haq James Yap, Canadian lawyer specializing in business and human rights. Jonathan Kuttab, international human rights lawyer Kathryn …

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