al-Meshwar

Ontario Government Pulls Ads from Antisemitic Newspaper

April 22, 2021 TORONTO — The Government of Ontario has cancelled its advertisements in a newspaper with a long history of anti-Jewish incitement, and B’nai Brith is calling on private businesses to follow suit. In response to advocacy from B’nai Brith, the Government has ceased placing COVID-19 safety ads in al-Meshwar, published and edited by Nazih Khatatba …

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Ontario Arabic Newspaper Blames Jewish State for Beirut Port Disaster

August 13, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – An Arabic-language newspaper distributed in the Greater Toronto Area accused Israel of having plotted last week’s devastating explosion in Beirut, despite clear evidence to the contrary. The Aug. 7 edition of al-Meshwar contains a half-page editorial by editor-in-chief Nazih Khatatba (page 5), entitled “Who Is Responsible for the Beirut Port Disaster?” …

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Co-Founder of Egyptian-Canadian Democracy Group Publishes Antisemitic Article

March 4, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada MONTREAL – A prominent Canada-based Egyptian political activist has published an article alleging that Israel’s supposed mistreatment of the Palestinians is worse than what Jews suffered during the Holocaust. In “The Holocaust of the 21st Century,” published on his personal blog on Feb. 17, 2020, Mohamed Sherif Kamel suggests that the memory of the …

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Canadian Arabic Newspaper Runs Terrorist Official’s Antisemitic Article

March 3, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – An Arabic-language newspaper in the Greater Toronto Area has published an article by a Hamas figure, praising terrorism, peddling outlandish conspiracy theories and blaming Israel’s supposed faults on Judaism itself. Hamas is the radical Islamist ruling party in the Gaza Strip, responsible for more than a decade of constant rocket attacks on …

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Candidates Apologize for Advertising in Antisemitic Newspapers

October 13, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Several federal election candidates have apologized for advertising in two newspapers with a history of promoting terrorism and antisemitism, following advocacy by B’nai Brith Canada. Pages 4 and 5 of the September 2019 edition of al-Forqan, a Windsor, Ontario-based Arabic-language newspaper, contained paid full-page advertisements from Brian Masse, the incumbent …

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Ontario Arabic-Language Newspaper Blames Jews for the Holocaust

Nov. 14, 2017 MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – An article appearing in a bi-weekly Arabic-language newspaper distributed across Southern Ontario blames Jews for the Holocaust and promotes antisemitic conspiracy theories, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. The article in question, entitled “Hidden Khazaria,” appears without attribution on page 17 of the Nov. 10 issue of al-Meshwar (page doesn’t exist) which is …

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