Samidoun (Palestinian Prisoner Solidarity Network) is a security threat. Operating in Canada, Samidoun has direct affiliation and ties to the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) – an organization that has been placed on the list of terrorist entities under Canada’s Criminal Code since 2003.
There is ample open-source information that ties Samidoun to the PFLP. In 2021, Israel designated Samidoun a terror group based on the organization’s direct affiliation with and ties to the PFLP. Most disturbing to Canada’s Jewish community, Samidoun has a significant and active presence in Canada where it holds events, raises funds, runs advocacy campaigns, and organizes activities on university campuses.
Reviewing Samidoun’s activities in Canada to determine if the organization warrants placement on the Criminal Code list as a terrorist entity.