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The Blockade of Gaza

The United Church of Canada has a long history of advocacy for Palestinian peoples and is encouraging United Church members to become involved in the search for a just peace between Palestinians and Israelis. For more information go to:  https://www.united-church.ca/social-action/justice-initiatives/government-advocacy-around-palestine-and-israel

One of the current actions supported by the UCC is a government petition (E-2565) sponsored by Paul Manley (Green Party MP for Nanaimo) that “requests that Israel immediately lift the blockade on Gaza to enable medical and humanitarian aid during the COVID-19 pandemic, and insist that Israel permanently end its blockade of Gaza; and vote at the UN General Assembly in alignment with the majority of the international community taking a stance in line with international law and human rights for Palestinians.”

Please consider signing this petition (which closes on September 4): https://petitions.ourcommons.ca/en/Petition/Details?Petition=e-2565