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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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NDP Deputy Leader Facilitates Pro-Shoufani Press Conference at Queen’s Park

The Deputy Leader of the Ontario NDP booked space for a press conference held last Wednesday at Queen’s Park that was aimed at defending controversial teacher Nadia Shoufani, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Sources told B’nai Brith that Jagmeet Singh booked the Queen’s Park Media Studio for the unusual press conference, which was intended to galvanize support

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NDP candidate Alex Johnstone promises to learn more about Holocaust – B’nai Brith Canada

NDP candidate Alex Johnstone promises to learn more about Holocaust The NDP candidate who reportedly told a newspaper this week that she hadn’t heard of the Auschwitz concentration camp is reaching out to local and national Jewish leaders. Alex Johnstone, NDP candidate for Hamilton West-Ancaster-Dundas, is reaching out to rabbis, community leaders and the president of

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