Nazih Khatatba

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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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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Anti-Israel Mob Fails to Block Event at York University

November 20, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – An attempt to shut down a pro-Israel event on a Toronto university campus has failed. Members of Reservists on Duty, an organization that tours North American campuses “to speak with knowledge and confidence on behalf of Israel,” were hosted by Herut Canada at York University’s main campus on Wednesday evening. Earlier in …

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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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Niki Ashton Responds to B’nai Brith Advocacy, Cuts Off Endorsement by Holocaust Denier

August 22, 2017 By Aidan Fishman Interim National Director of the League for Human Rights B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Earlier today, B’nai Brith Canada issued a press release ‎calling on NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton to reject the endorsements of Nazih Khatatba, who has a history of promoting Holocaust denial. In response to our advocacy on behalf of …

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NDP Leadership Candidate Endorsed by Holocaust-Denying Community Leader and Newspaper

August 22, 2017 By Aidan Fishman Interim National Director of the League for Human Rights B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – NDP leadership candidate Niki Ashton has been endorsed by a controversial Canadian-Palestinian figure with a history of Holocaust denial. In a public August 15 Facebook post, Nazih Khatatba wrote that it was a “duty and responsibility” to register as an …

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Rogers TV Drops Arabic-Language Show Following Complaint of Antisemitism

  By Aidan Fishman Campus Advocacy Coordinator B’nai Brith Canada Rogers TV, which runs community programming throughout Canada, has pulled the plug on an Arabic-language show called AskMirna after B’nai Brith Canada drew its attention to antisemitic messages promoted in the program. AskMirna, which describes itself as “presenting an accurate, positive, inspiring and entertaining image of the …

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