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End the occcupation !

Every friday, silent vigil in protest against the occupation.

vigil

Time: Noon - 1 pm

Place:Vigil every Fridays, from noon to 1 h__

529 Jarry East, Montreal, Quebec H2P 1V4

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"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 831, January 13, 2016: Kerry says US embassy relocation would cause 'explosion in the region'

Speaking to CBS News, the outgoing US secretary of state repeats his insistence that his country remain involved in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, the goal of which must remain two states; he emphasizes the demographic incongruity with a Jewish and democratic unitary state; President-elect Donald Trump's plan to relocate the embassy would damage existing peace accords, Kerry warns.

"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 830, January 6, 2016: Israel, Alone Against All and Against Itself

The level of hysteria reached by Israeli leaders, in reaction to the Security Council vote on UN Resolution 2334 concerning t the West Bank settlements, speaks volumes about the self-denial in which the Jewish state has shut itself up. One cannot say that it was taken by surprise. For years, the international community has been reminding Israeli leaders of the terms of resolution 465 adopted on March 1st, 1980 by the United Nations Security Council.

What did it state ... about thirty-seven years ago? It "strongly deplored" Israel "persisting and persisting" in a policy "which hinders the achievement of a just and lasting peace in the Middle East" and called upon "the Israeli government and people to dismantle the existing settlements and to cease urgently the establishment, construction and planning of settlements in the Arab territories, occupied since 1967, including Jerusalem."

"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 829, December 30, 2016: Donald Trump's Israel Ambassador is Hard-Line Pro-Settler Lawyer

Donald Trump has named as his ambassador to Israel a pro-settler lawyer who has described some US Jews as worse than concentration camp prisoner-guards. David Friedman, a bankruptcy lawyer who represented the president-elect over his failing hotels in Atlantic City, served Trump’s advisory team on the Middle East. He has set out a number of hardline positions on Israeli-Palestinian relations, including fervent opposition to the two-state solution and strong support for an undivided Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. He has called President Barack Obama an anti-Semite and suggested that US Jews who oppose the Israeli occupation of the West Bank are worse than kapos, Nazi-era prisoners who served as concentration camp guards.

"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 828, December 23, 2016: Two Hundred European Jurists Support The BDS Movement

This represents an unprecedented mobilization in support of the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement which took form on December 10th, on the occasion of the anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Some 200 lawyers from European countries signed a text protesting the increasingly frequent attempts to silence the BDS movement. The signatory jurists affirm their will to "defend the rights of the Palestinians by leading the BDS campaign". We publish below their call.


"End the occupation !" PAJU Vigil # 827, December 16, 2016: Real Threat Posed To Israel By The 50 Year Occupation

Hundreds of leading Israeli figures have asked diaspora Jews to support their quest to end the Israeli occupation of the Palestinians, warning that “if you care about Israel, silence is no longer an option”. The unusual step was taken by almost 500 high-profile individuals, including seven retired high-ranking IDF officers and 20 former ambassadors, ministers, high-ranking government officials and parliamentarians. Among the other signatories are 48 winners of Israel’s most prestigious awards, including the Israel Prize, as well as authors, artists, scientists and professors. “We call upon Jews around the world to join with Israeli partners for coordinated action to end the occupation and build a new future, for the sake of the State of Israel and the generations to come,” their open letter reads.

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