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Online Event: No illegal Israeli military recruiting in Canada

February 3

Wednesday, 3 February
4 pm Pacific/7 pm Eastern
Register on Zoom: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_shrjn1NuQzmhdZ4GGRyVnQ
Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/4817887728286316/
More info: https://www.justpeaceadvocates.ca/online-webinar-no-illegal-israeli-military-recruiting-feb-3-21-1900-et/

A panel discusses the illegal Israeli military recruiting happening in Canada.

It is a crime in Canada to recruit anyone for a foreign military. It is also a crime to aid and abet such recruitment by offering incentives and encouraging any person to serve in a foreign military.

The Foreign Enlistment Act states, “Any person who, within Canada, recruits or otherwise induces any person or body of persons to enlist or to accept any commission or engagement in the armed forces of any foreign state or other armed forces operating in that state is guilty of an offence.”

The only exception would be the recruitment of Israeli citizens who are not Canadian.

A formal complaint was provided to Justice Minister Lametti in October, and more evidence has been provided to the RCMP on January 3, 2021.
The panel includes:

Mario Beaulieu, Bloc Québécois MP La Pointe-de-l’Île
Rabbi David Mivasair, representative of Independent Jewish Voices
John Philpot, attorney, international law and International Courts
Aseel al Bajeh, Al-Haq, Palestine
and others
Webinar translation available in english & french.
Webinar hosted by: Just Peace Advocates, Palestinian and Jewish Unity, Canadian Foreign Policy, World Beyond War
50+ organizations endorsing from across Canada and around the world.

Organizations endorsing the campaign include:

Samidoun Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network
Al Haadi Musalla
Boycott from Within – Israeli citizens for BDS
Arab Palestine Association of Ontario
Israel Palestine Mission Network of the Presbyterian Church (USA)
World Beyond War — South Africa
Labor for Palestine
Jews for Palestinian Right of Return
Oakville Palestinian Rights Association
Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East
Niagara Movement for Justice in Palestine-Israel (NMJPI)
Justice For Palestinians
Socialist Action / Ligue pour l’Action socialiste
Ottawa Raging Grannies
PCCC-Palestine House
Palestinian and Jewish Unity
Palestine Solidarity Campaign – Cape Town
Palestinian Canadian Congress
Bathurst Street United Chuch
International Solidarity Movement
Canada Palestine Association
Canada Palestine Support Network
La Coalition BDS du Québec
Hamilton Coalition To Stop The War
Palestine Solidarity Working Group – Sudbury
Canadian BDS Coalition
People for Peace, London
Canadian Boat to Gaza
Regina Peace Council
Mid-Islanders for Justice and Peace in the Middle East
Palestine Solidarity St. John’s, Newfoundland
Canadian Council for Justice and Peace
Friends of Kashmir Canada
Canadian Union of Postal Workers/Syndicat des travailleurs et travailleuses des postes
United Network for Justice and Peace in Palestine/Israel (only webinar)
Communist Party of Canada
Academics for Palestine-Concordia
Canadian Peace Congress
Ontario Coalition Against Poverty
American Muslims for Palestine