Accountability: Canada, Palestine and Israel

The world is watching the growing crisis in Palestine and Israel this May (2021), as new outbursts of violence, rockets and bombings spread throughout historic Palestine. The global community, including Canada are speaking out about their concerns for this recent rise in violence.

End the suffering of Gaza

“We still have dreams of hope.”- Mariam Zakoot, director the Culture and Free Thought Association (CFTA) in Gaza, which receives support from Mennonite Central Committee (MCC). 

No Way to Treat a Child

Every year, the Israeli military prosecutes hundreds of Palestinian children from the occupied West Bank in military courts. At any one time, more than 300 children – some as young as 12 years of age – are held in military detention. They are mostly charged with throwing stones.

54 years of occupation is enough

Everyone needs a home — where families are safe and secure, basic needs are met, where people can come and go freely and imagine a future. But that is not the reality for Palestinians — or even for some Israelis. Israel's military occupation of the Palestinian territories makes life insecure for both peoples.