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Canadian Government Continues to Facilitate Theft of Palestinian Land

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Interview with Dimitri Lascaris: Legal Battle over deceptive wines continues In Canada. why?

On July 29, a federal judge in Canada ruled that wines produced in illegal settlements should not be labeled "Product of Israel". Justice Anne Mactavish called the labeling "false, misleading and deceptive." The ruling was part of a court case centered around 2 specific settlement wines sold in Canada under the misleading label.

The ruling was seen as a major victory by Palestine-solidarity activists, but the legal battle is not over because the Canadian government decided to appeal the judge's decision.

Lawyer and activist Dimitri Lascaris joined me on the phone to explain more.

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Dimitri Lascaris is a lawyer, journalist and activist.

After graduating from the University of Toronto Faculty of Law in 1991, Dimitri began his legal career at the Wall Street law firm of Sullivan & Cromwell, first working from (more...)
 

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