Ismail Zayid <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2007 17:15:33 -0400
From: Ismail Zayid <email@example.com>
Subject: Fw: JNF Canada Park on Illegally Occupied Land
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Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2007 1:53 PM
Subject: Maps: JNF Canada Park on Illegally Occupied Land
JNF Canada Park on Illegally Occupied Land
According to a number of sources,
the Jewish National Fund of Canada raised $15 million from Canadian contributors to help fund the building of "Canada Park". It is likely that most of the $15 million was raised through tax deductible donations. This means that the Government of Canada indirectly subsidized the building of Canada Park.
According to several highly respected Israeli historians and as also well documented by phot
ographic and oral evidence, Canada Park was built over the ruins of three Palestinian villages ethnically cleansed and destroyed by Israeli forces in 1967. According to the following maps, the three villages were located beyond the "green line" on West Bank territory illegally occupied by Israel since 1967.
Based on the above information, it is fair
to conclude that the Government of Canada is, wittingly or unwittingly, complicit in the establishment of illegal "facts on the ground" and is also, wittingly or unwittingly, complicit in the cover up of ethnic cleansing through the establishment of forests on top of ethnically cleansed and destroyed Palestinian villages. It is likely that these forests were established not only to hide the evidence of the ethnic cleansing but also in an attempt to block refugees' right to return
to their villages. Refugees' right of return is an inalienable right guaranteed by international law.