What’s it like to be an emergency room doctor in Gaza? – Dr. Tarek Loubani says it isn’t exactly like you might think.

Canada Talks Israel/Palestine

Dr. Tarek Loubani is a Palestinian Canadian. He was born in Kuwait of Palestinian refugee parents. He frequently goes to Gaza where he works as an emergency room doctor at al Shifa hospital in Gaza City. On June 29th, the Ottawa Forum on Israel Palestine organized a zoom based expert panel of Canadians to discuss his work with Dr. Loubani. Watch the video interview….


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Coalition urges voters to consider human rights for Palestinians in upcoming vote

Canada Talks Israel/Palestine

An ad hoc committee of Canadian human rights organizations has launched a campaign to remind voters that Canada’s policy towards human rights for Palestinians needs attention. Peter Larson, Chair of the Ottawa Forum on Israel/Palestine interviews committee spokesperson Dania Majid about the objectives of the campaign.Read more and watch the interview.

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Canadian courts continue to resist attempts by lobby groups to delegitimize critics of Israel

Canada Talks Israel/Palestine

bnai brith counsel david matasAn Ontario Appeal Court Judge has again rejected an attempt by B’nai Brith Canada’s legal counsel David Matas (l) and CEO Michael Mostyn (r) to vilify the Canadian Union of Postal Workers for its strong support of Palestinian rights. The Israel lobby has suffered a number of legal setbacks in the last year, as Canada’s courts seem resistant to their pressure. Human rights lawyer Dimitri Lascaris explained why to OFIP Chair Peter Larson. Read more and watch the interview with Mr. Lascaris….

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