No-Argue Noam Chomsky, Roger Waters, Monia Mazigh and more than 100 other countries-Canada is not worthy of obtaining UN Security Council seats – Raw Story

Canada is competing with Norway and Ireland for a two-year temporary seat and plans to vote in June, but Trudeau believes that as the world continues to fight Covid, the Canadian leadership will come in the next few years Off important -19 Fallout.

But the letter did not adhere to the standards of international law and human rights, but believed that Ottawa and Trudeau showed the opposite of leadership, and accused Canada of often supporting “Trump ’s foreign policy” in the Western Hemisphere, backed by “despite allegations And there is evidence that countries around the world abuse their rights and destroy the ecological environment, but in Latin America it is reactionary "and defends Canadian mining companies. Disregarding the rights of Indigenous peoples and other indigenous peoples around the world, the signatories argue that Canada has failed to fulfill its promises at home and abroad.

Those who have large amounts of oil, natural gas and mineral resources, including the tar of Alberta, who oppose the Canadian seat, said that they refused to "keep Canada's dirty oil underground while being one of the world's largest per capita emissions countries. "It should be disqualified.

"Despite its reputation for peace, the letter said:" Canada has not played a benevolent role on the international stage.

concluded, "Please oppose Canada ’s bid for a seat on the UN Security Council.

Read the open letter in full. The following are signatories and supporting organizations:

Canada should not have a place in the UN Security Council

Although Canada enjoys a reputation for peace, it does not play benevolence in the international market The role of e.

On the contrary, Canada ranks among the twelve largest arms exporters, and its weapons fueled global conflicts including the devastating war in Yemen.

Disappointingly, Canada refused to participate in 2017 There are 122 countries participating in the United Nations negotiations to reach a legally binding instrument to ban nuclear weapons and seek a total elimination of nuclear weapons.

Ottawa is also an active supporter of the NATO Nuclear Weapon Union and currently leads the joint mission of Latvia and Iraq

In response to Trump ’s foreign policy, Canada supported the reactionary forces in the Americas. The Trudeau government led efforts to make Venezuela ’s United Nations-approved government not established, while supporting the repressive and corrupt nature of Haiti and Honduras. And private government. Canada has also recently overthrown The democratically elected Bolivian indigenous president ’s economic elite and Christian extremists expressed their support.

In the Middle East, Canada has stood with Israel on almost all important issues. Since taking office, the Trudeau government has responded to more than fifty United Nations resolutions voted against. These resolutions support the Palestinian rights supported by the vast majority of Member States. The Canadian government refused to comply with the 2016 UN Security Council Resolution 2334, calling on member states to "distinguish the territory of the State of Israel from 1967 in their relevant transactions." The territory occupied by the year. "On the contrary, Ottawa has provided economic and trade aid to illegally settled companies in Israel. Ottawa stated that if it has a place in the Security Council, it will serve as the" Israeli asset "of the Security Council.

Canadian mining companies respond to countless global ecosystems And human rights violations. Ottawa still defends the most controversial mining companies and refuses to limit public support for companies responsible for abuses. The chairman of the UN Business and Human Rights Working Group criticized the Trudeau government ’s refusal to curb mining abuse. The Special Rapporteur on Hazardous Substances and Waste condemned the “double standards” applicable to domestic mining practices in Canada.

Canada has not fulfilled its responsibilities as a global citizen and therefore continues to oppose the Basel Ban ’s export from rich to poor countries An amendment to waste, which was binding at the end of 2019 after being approved by 97 countries. Ottawa has not yet ratified the UN Optional Protocol to the Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment. Ottawa refuses to approve ILO ’s more than 50 conventions. In November 2019, Canada again refused to support the UN ’s “Stop praising Nazism, neo-Nazism, and other behaviors, and promoting contemporary forms of racism, racial discrimination, xenophobia, and related intolerance. Resolution. "

In the" United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples ", the Trudeau government sent military police into undivided wetland national territory to pass through pipelines. The United Nations Human Rights Committee recently recorded Canada ’s failure And the International Covenant on Political Rights in various ways of fulfilling its obligations to indigenous peoples.

Ottawa ignored frontline victims and refused to leave Canada ’s dirty oil underground. With the 2015 Paris Agreement and previous climate agreements Compared to what is agreed, Canada ’s greenhouse gas emissions will increase significantly. The Canadian government is already one of the countries with the highest per capita emissions in the world and is subsidizing the further growth of heavy-emission tar sands at the cost of poor countries Yes, these countries have not contributed much to the climate crisis, but Take the brunt.

The international community should not reward bad behavior. Please object to Canada ’s bid for a seat on the UN Security Council.


Award-winning geneticist / broadcaster David Suzuki
Luo Waters, co-founder Pink Floyd
Noam Chomsky, linguist, writer and author social critic
artist and activist Alan Gabriel
Romeo Saganash (Roméo Saganash), former congressman Abitibi-Baie-James-Nunavik-Eeyou
Sid Ryan, former chairman of the Ontario Labor and Commonwealth Federation
Rawi Hage, novelist
Amir Khadir, former member of the Quebec National Assembly
Pam Palmater, aboriginal chairman, Ryerson
Judy Rebick, Activists and writers
Jord Samolesky, Propagandhi
Steve Ashton, long-time member of the Manitoba Legislative and Cabinet Minister [ 1 9659021] Poet and professor George Eliot Clark
Meredad Maguire (Mairead Maguire), co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize (1976)
Trevor Heriot, writer And activist
John Clark, activist [19659021CharlesDemers(CharlesDemers)ian&author
Alain Deneault, essayist and professor of philosophy
Martin Duckworth, Albert Quebec 2015 -The winner of the Film Awards at Theisir Grand Prix
Cy Gonick, former Manitoba NDP MLA and founding editor of "Canada Size"
John Greyson, film producer and professor [19659021] Syed Hussan (Syed Hussan), Migrant Workers Union
activist, educator, journalist and poet Al Jones
Gordon Laxer, author of the Parkland Institute / Founding Director
Monia Mazigh, Ph.D., author and activist
Jim Manly, Member of Congress 1980-88
Card Kanahus Manuel, activist
Tim McCaskell, educator and activist
Sheelah Mclean, co-founder Idle No More ) Organizer
Serge Mongeau, author and editor
Mike Palecek, former National President of the Canadian Postal Workers ’Union
Dimitri Rusopsulos , Writer and long-term peace movement activist
Clayton Thomas Miller – director, writer, senior campaign commissioner – [1 9659021] Rinaldo Walcott, professor
Ingrid Waldron, writer and professor [19659021] Harsha Walia, writer and activist
Antonia Zerbisias, journalist and activist
Greg Albo, professor of political science at York University
August Arnold, journalist and writer
Antonio Artuso, " Unified Legal System and Front
Corey Balsam, National Coordinator of the Independent Jewish Voice of Canada,
Nick Barry Shaw, author
Section · Balsam, National Coordinator, Independent Canadian Jewish Voice
Susan Bazilli (Susan Bazilli), PhD – Director of the International Women ’s Rights Program
Ron Benner, artist
Karl Beveridge, artist
Raul Bobano, activist
Nancy Brown, teacher / librarian, peace / human rights activist
David Camfield, activist and scholar [19659021] Stefan Christoff, artist and activist
Carole Condé, artist
Gerry Condon, veteran (USA), former president
Deborah Cowen, professor, Depa College of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto
Layo · Darth, York University
Judith Deutschland, scholar
Gold Doloto, educator
Martin Eloy, anti-war and human rights
Darren El , Photographer
author Gary Engle
writer Yves Engle and activist
author Joe Emersberg
Richard Falk, Princeton University International Law Honorary Professor
Kieran Fatima, Co-Chairman of Toronto Peace Association & Solidarity
Richard Fidler, writer and activist
Miguel Figueroa, President of the Canadian Peace Conference
Don Foreman, Canadian Post Workers ’Federation
19659021] Alan Freeman, author and economist
Gavin Fridell, Director and Associate Professor of International Development Studies, St. Mary ’s University, Canadian Studies
Todd Gordon, Associate Professor, Wilfried Laurier University
Peter Gose , Honorary Professor of Anthropology at Carleton University
Harry Glasbeek, Honorary Professor and Senior Scholar at Osgood Hall Law School
Tracy Glynn, Activist and Writer
Cory Activist Greenlees
Director of the documentary / Producer Malcolm Guy
Michael Harris author
Jamelie Hassan artist
David Heap teacher researcher; peace and human rights advocate
Evert Hoogers, CUPW (retired)
Pierre Jasmin, artist pau la paix
Dru Jay, writer and activist [19659021] David Kattenburg, university lecturer and journalist
Kathy Kelly, Creative Voice of Nonviolence (United States)
activist and writer Gary Kingsman
legal activist Harry Copito
International Human rights lawyer Jonathan Koutaba
Attorney / Journalist / Activist Dimitri Lascaris
Ed Lehman, Regina Peace Commission
Raymond Lego (Raymond Legault), activist, French Philatelic Group
Tamara Lorincz, candidate and member of the Voice of Peace for Canada
Martin Lukacs, journalist
retired film producer Eva. Eva Manly
Robin Mathews, writer
filmmaker Amy Miller
David Miwasser, retired rabbi
The activist Bianca Mukini, the former United Ministry of Education Leap
former deputy director of the National Intelligence Agency Elizabeth Murriton, the National Council of International Litigation (ret. )
Susan O'Donnell, researcher, writer and activist
Nino Pagliccia, activist and freelance writer
Idrisa Pandit, scholar
Brent Patterson, activist
Justin Podur, writer Adjunct professor
Judi Rever, journalist and author
Karen Rodman, human rights activist
Richard Roman, retired professor, author [19659021] Reuben Roth, professor
Hermann Rosenfeld (Herman Rosenfeld), Socialism Project
Graham Russell (Grahame Russell), Joint Action – Rights Action
Joan Russow, activist
Corey Greenlees
Sakura Saunders, activist
Independent Jewish Voice-Winnipeg
Ken Stone, President-Hamilton Union to stop the war
Donald Swartz, Carleton University
Koozma J. Tarasoff, pacifist
Marianne Vardalos, Ph.D., Department of Sociology
Doron Jay Watts
Paul Weinberg, author
Barry Weisleder, Federal Secretary, Socialist Action
Elizabeth Whitmore, activist
Ellen Woodsworth, author, organizer and former city of Vanc ouver Member of Parliament
Dwyer Sullivan, member of the Canadian Council of Conscience
Thom Workman, Professor of the University of New Brunswick
Ann Wright, retired US Army Colonel and Former US diplomat.


Syndicate State Commonwealth (CSN) – Central Montreal Metropolitan
Mining Watch [19659021] Independent Jewish Voice / Indian Group
Quebec Movement in Quebec
Solidarité Québec-Haïti [19659021] Hamilton Coalition to Stop the War
Canadian Council – London Chapter
International League for People ’s Struggle
Justice Advocate / Pekes Just Movement
Socialist Project
] Canadian BDS Union
Socialist Action
Canadian Gaza Ship,
Leaping Montreal
CAIA Victoria
Free Fleet Alliance
Gaza Free Fleet Australia
Regina Peace Commission
Al-Haadi Musalla

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