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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is looking on the Israeli authorities to train “most restraint” in its army operations in Gaza and across the territory’s largest hospital.

“The human tragedy that’s unfolding in Gaza is heart-wrenching, particularly the struggling we see in and across the Al-Shifa hospital. I’ve been clear that the value of justice can’t be the continued struggling of all Palestinian civilians. Even wars have guidelines,” Trudeau mentioned in Maple Ridge, B.C., Tuesday afternoon.

“All harmless life is equal in value, Israeli and Palestinian. I urge the federal government of Israel to train most restraint. The world is watching on TV and social media. We’re listening to the testimonies of docs, relations, survivors. Youngsters who’ve misplaced their mother and father. The world is witnessing this. The killing of ladies and youngsters. Of infants. This has to cease.”


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Gaza’s Al-Shifa Hospital not operational resulting from lack of electrical energy


Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu later pushed again on Trudeau’s feedback in a submit on X, the social media platform formally often known as Twitter.

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“Whereas Israel is doing the whole lot to maintain civilians out of hurt’s means, Hamas is doing the whole lot to maintain them in hurt’s means,” Netanyahu wrote within the submit.

He accused Hamas of committing “a double conflict crime” of “hiding behind civilians” in Gaza after focusing on Israeli civilians in its preliminary assaults on Oct. 7.


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Netanyahu sharply responds to Trudeau over Israel feedback forward of APEC


“The forces of civilization should again Israel in defeating Hamas barbarism,” he mentioned.

The submit gave the impression to be the primary time Netanyahu has known as out a world chief instantly on the platform because the Hamas assaults.

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Trudeau on Tuesday additionally paid tribute to Vivian Silver, a Canadian-Israeli peace activist who was believed to be kidnapped within the Oct. 7 assaults by Hamas. Her dying was confirmed on Monday.

“Vivian devoted her life to peace, and a vibrant mild was extinguished on Oct. 7. Her braveness, dedication and compassion exemplified what it means to be a Canadian and engaged on the planet in a optimistic means,” Trudeau mentioned.

“She might be deeply missed. Could her reminiscence be a blessing.”

Silver is the seventh Canadian citizen confirmed to have been killed within the Hamas assaults, in line with International Affairs Canada. One other particular person with “deep connections to Canada” was additionally killed, in line with the company.


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Canadian peace activist confirmed killed by Hamas


The prime minister additionally condemned latest antisemitic assaults in Montreal over the past week, together with two Jewish faculties being shot at.

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“No guardian ought to ever have to inform their youngster that their faculty has been shot at. No rabbi ought to have to clarify to their congregation that their synagogue was attacked. Antisemitism in any kind is unacceptable,” Trudeau mentioned.

Trudeau added that the RCMP is collaborating with police in Montreal and Quebec, and Ottawa is ready to contribute extra assets.


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Faculty rabbi speaks out, requires peace following shootings


The prime minister additionally introduced that as of Tuesday afternoon, over 350 Canadians and their relations have been capable of exit Gaza. He added work continues to get the remaining Canadians out and it stays a high precedence.

He mentioned his foremost objective proper now could be on urging Canadians to return collectively amid a rising world tide of each antisemitism and Islamophobia.

“If we will’t determine not be mad at our neighbours right here in Canada, who on the planet will? That’s the query we have now to be asking ourselves. Not, ‘Is that this magic answer or that magic answer mentioned by a Canadian prime minister going to out of the blue deliver peace to the center east in a single day’,” Trudeau mentioned.

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“No, that’s not what that is about. That is about remembering that when a child feels scared to go to high school within the morning due to their faith, due to their ethnicity, that’s not simply on the federal government that’s on all of us.”

—With extra recordsdata from Sean Boynton

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