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Yes, Canada Arms and Funds Israel
In mid-December Canadian diplomat, Robin Wettlaufer, representative to the Palestinian Authority, criticized Electronic Intifada editor Ali Abunimah for stating that Canada “arms and funds the apartheid state.” Wettlaufer responded by writing “we neither arm nor fund Israel.”

Following this, Abunimah and others provided evidence of Canada arming and funding Israel, from direct weapons sales to components of US deliveries to subsidizing charitable donations.

Join a discussion with Ali Abunimah, Karen Rodman, Yves Engler and Jonathan Kuttab to hear about the ways Canada arms and funds Israel.

Moderated by Bianca Mugyenyi, CFPI

Organized by the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute.
Co-sponsored by Just Peace Advocates.


ALI ABUNIMAH: Ali Abunimah is director of The Electronic Intifada, an independent nonprofit publication focusing on Palestine. He is the author of "One Country, A Bold Proposal to End the Israeli-Palestinian Impasse" (2007) and "The Battle for Justice in Palestine" (2014).

JONATHAN KUTTAB: Jonathan Kuttab is a co-founder of the Palestinian human rights group Al-Haq and co-founder of Nonviolence International. A well-known international human rights attorney, Jonathan practices in the US, Palestine and Israel. Jonathan is currently the executive director of Friends of Sabeel North America (FOSNA) and a resident of East Jerusalem

YVES ENGLER: Yves Engler is an author and activist based in Montreal. He has written more than ten books on Canadian foreign policy. His most recent book is titled “Stand on guard for Whom - a people’s history of the Canadian military.”

KAREN RODMAN: Karen Rodman is the Executive Director of Just Peace Advocates, a Canadian based independent human rights organization promoting Just Peace through the rule of law and respect for human rights in Canada and around the world for the Palestinian people.

This event is free and open to the public.

Jan 4, 2022 07:00 PM in Montreal

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