Urgent action request by CJPME on behalf of Palestine House

The information given below has recently come to our attention. It has been circulated by CJPME – Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East:

“[In Canada,] Since 1994, Palestine House – a Mississauga-based community organization serving Palestinian-Canadian immigrants – has received government grants under the “Language Instruction to Newcomers to Canada” program. Yet late last month, in a letter signed by Minister Jason Kenney, the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (CIC) decided to remove all funding to Palestine House. (See more information below.) This decision was partisan, unjustified and unethical, and must be challenged.”

Please click on this link for a quick and easy way to make your  voice heard in support of Palestine House: http://www.cjpme.org/ActionAlert.aspx?AlertID=17

Thank you.

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About Oban Concern for Palestine

. . . supporting people in Palestine and Israel who oppose the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza. Oban Concern for Palestine are a group of Argyll residents who share an interest in Palestine, a friendship with its people and a deep concern for their welfare. And, for the sake of Israel, we want to encourage the government of Israel to comply with international law. Oban Concern for Palestine believe that the oppression of the Palestinian people is a grave wrong, that the government of Israel is in violation of international law, and that we have a duty to speak up and do what we can to bring it to an end. We welcome new members and supporters. For more information, please contact obanconcern4palestine AT gmail DOT com • +44 7747 300 062 • Oban Concern for Palestine, c/o Stronchriach, Rowan Road, Oban, Argyll, PA34 5TY, UK
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