Liberal Minister’s letter implies continuation of Harper policy on denying funding for Palestinian refugees

With thanks to Peter Larson for this posting. Echoing his invitation, please write to Mme. Bibeau “(Marie-Claude.Bibeau@parl.gc.ca) and to your own MP to tell them if you think this is one Harper decision that the Trudeau government should reverse.”

Canada Talks Israel/Palestine

pal refugees in beqaaAmong the millions of new refugees displaced by the war in Syria are hundreds of thousands of existing refugees – Palestinians who have been stuck in camps in Syria and Lebanon since 1948. They depend on UNRWA, a UN organization, for the basics of survival. But in a recent letter, Liberal minister Marie Claude Bibeau seems to say that the Liberals are not in any hurry to reverse the Harper government’s decision to cut off UNRWA funding. Read more.

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