British Columbia

B’nai Brith Canada Calls on British Columbia to Discontinue Saturday Elections

Cliquez ici pour le français Nov. 2, 2022 VICTORIA – B’nai Brith Canada is urging British Columbia to change the day of its provincial and municipal elections from Saturday to a day that better accommodates all religious groups in the province. British Columbia law has long stipulated that elections in the province must be held on the first …

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B’nai Brith Urges B.C. to Adopt IHRA’s Definition of Antisemitism

June 21, 2022 VANCOUVER – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on British Columbia to adopt the International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance’s (IHRA) definition of antisemitism. B.C. Premier John Horgan has voiced his support for the Federal Government’s adoption of IHRA, but the definition still has not been adopted in the province. Thus, B’nai Brith is again …

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B’nai Brith Demands Equal Enforcement of the Law

May 12, 2021 TORONTO & VANCOUVER – B’nai Brith Canada is calling for public health orders to be enforced consistently as illegal mass gatherings are being planned across the country in opposition to the Jewish State. On Monday, more than 100 individuals, many not wearing masks, crowded onto the pavement in downtown Toronto, calling for the destruction of …

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B.C. Imam: Jews Are “Monkeys and Pigs,” Prays for Their Destruction

November 24, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada Victoria, B.C. – B’nai Brith Canada has reached out to police following the revelation of another act of incitement by a firebrand religious figure. In a Facebook post flagged Monday by the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs, Younus Kathrada calls Jews “Brothers of monkeys and khanzeer” (pigs in Arabic), and calls on Allah to …

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B.C. Imam Calls for Elimination of Atheists, Victory for Jihad

April 1, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada VICTORIA – A British Columbia imam has called for the destruction and elimination of “heretics and atheists” in a number of recent sermons posted online. In a video posted last Sunday to YouTube by the “Muslim Youth of Victoria,” Younus Kathrada calls on Allah to “humiliate the unbelievers and polytheists” and to “destroy …

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Antisemitic Posters Appear at University of Victoria

By Aidan Fishman Interim National Director of the League for Human Rights B’nai Brith Canada Nov. 2, 2017 VICTORIA, B.C. – Students at the University of Victoria arrived on campus last week to find posters promoting antisemitism and white supremacy scattered around the area. The posters proclaimed that “(((Those))) who hate us will not replace us,” …

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Hamas-Linked Slogans Promoted at UBC Anti-Israel Event

April 2, 2017 By Aidan Fishman Campus Advocacy Coordinator B’nai Brith Canada VANCOUVER – An anti-Israel student group at the University of British Columbia facilitated the sale of scarves with Hamas-affiliated slogans at a campus event, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. At a March 17 event called “A Night with Palestine” hosted by Solidarity for Palestinian Human Rights …

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B’nai Brith Canada Strongly Disappointed by Lenient Sentence for B.C. Man Convicted of Hate Crime

B’nai Brith Canada is strongly disappointed that a B.C. man convicted of communicating online statements that wilfully promoted hatred against Jewish people has been sentenced to a mere six months of curfew and a ban on public online activity. Arthur Topham was facing a maximum sentence of two years in prison. During his time as founder of …

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