The following is a joint statement signed by CFSC and many other organizations. Learn more about our work for a just peace in Israel/Palestine and read Frequently Asked Questions about our support for a boycott of the products of illegal Israeli settlements.
We, the undersigned organizations, call on the Ontario government to immediately refrain from defaming and condemning Ontario human rights activists who work in solidarity with the Palestinian people.
In 2005, after the International Court of Justice ruling that found Israel’s barrier jutting into the occupied West Bank to be illegal, 171 Palestinian organizations, representing a broad segment of Palestinian civil society, called upon the international community to adopt the tactics of boycotts, divestments and sanctions until Israel
Each of these demands correspond closely to Canada’s official governmental policies, as are stipulated on the Global Affairs website. These demands are based on basic principles of international law.