CANADA MUST CONDEMN ISRAEL'S ATROCITIESJuly 17, 2006
ISRAELI OCCUPATION OF ARAB LANDS IN PALESTINE, SYRIA, AND LEBANON CAUSING DEATH, DESTRUCTION AND MISERY
The groups also emphasized that the current conflict has nothing to do with religion, but is clearly caused by the illegal Israeli occupation of Arab lands. The groups also said that Israel should immediately stop its aggression against Lebanon and Gaza
Today's statement was signed by The Canadian Islamic Congress, The Muslim Council of Montreal and the Canadian Arab Federation, which together represent more than one million Canadians.
The three organizations are also appealing to Canadians to write to the Prime Minister and urge him to take a pro-peace with justice position to the crisis rather than the militant pro-Israel position taken by U.S. president George W. Bush.
Canadians can print out the letter at this link
which includes the photograph of a three-year-old child killed by Israeli bombing, to drive the point home to Stephen Harper.
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