Posts Tagged ‘anti-semitism’

On Etiquette and the BDS Campaign on Campus

It’s a funny thing, some people’s sense of civility. The group Students Against Israeli Apartheid think it’s a lack of civility to challenge unsubstantiated statements about Israel. Perhaps they are touchy now that their movement Boycott Divest and Sanctions (BDS) has been condemned by the Parliament of Canada. We noted that the Students Against Israeli Apartheid at…

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Protesting the protest

Dozens of people descended on Cornwallis Park in support of Gaza. (Bryn Karcha photo)

The recent anti-war rally outside the Halifax International Security Forum on Nov. 17 devolved into a disturbing display contesting Israel’s defensive operations in Gaza. Individuals participating in the protest wielded signs with the offensive and misleading equation of Israel with Nazi Germany. One protester defaced an Israeli flag with a swastika, the symbol of the…

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Swastikas shown at NSPIRG endorsed protest

Dozens of people descended on Cornwallis Park in support of Gaza. (Bryn Karcha photo)

Protesters brandished swastikas at a rally endorsed by the Nova Scotia Public Interest Group on Nov. 17. Originally slated as an anti-war rally in front of the hotel hosting the Halifax International Security Forum, the event became an ‘emergency demonstration’ against Israel’s attack on Gaza. Some of demonstrators at the rally held signs depicting swastikas,…

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