Monthly Archives: August 2014

Confronting ISIL; Whose Fight Is It?

Some Muslim-Canadian leaders wonder why does media attention appear to be focused mostly on Muslims who use violence to achieve their political aims and rarely on Muslims noted for their tolerance, kindness, love, and understanding.  Many Muslims do not understand … Continue reading

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Sana Hassainia, MP – Principle Over Expediency

Canadian Member of Parliament (MP) for the Montreal, Quebec riding of Verchères Les Partiotes decided to quit her New Democratic Party (NDP) caucus in Parliament to sit as independent for the remainder of this term in office.  Hundreds of Palestinian … Continue reading

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Hamas and Islamic Jihad Must Account for Palestinian Losses Between July 14 and August 4, 2014

The news media reported that the ceasefire in Gaza that started earlier today is holding.  Israelis and Palestinians, including Hamas and Islamic Jihad, accepted a 72-hour unconditional ceasefire starting today at 8:00am (local time) with invitations to all parties to … Continue reading

Posted in An-Nakba, Arab Awakening, Arab Peace Initiative, Egypt's Revolution, Gaza Blockade, Palestine Liberation Organization, Palestinian Reconciliation, Palestinian-Israeli negotiations | 1 Comment

Egyptian Assistance to Palestinians in Gaza

In addition to offering the only attempt on the floor – the Egyptian Initiative – to stop Palestinian bloodletting and to bring the ongoing Palestinian suffering to an end, Egypt continues to provide material assistance to the people of Gaza.  … Continue reading

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