Support NDP Leadership candidate Niki Ashton:
attacked for supporting Palestinian rights

Niki Ashton attaquée pour son soutien aux droits des Palestiniens

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Yesterday, B’nai Brith viciously attacked NDP Leadership candidate Niki Ashton for speaking at a rally for Palestinian human rights in Montreal this past weekend.

Niki Ashton has stood up for Palestinian human rights; now it’s our turn to stand up for her.

To Ms. Niki Ashton:

WHEREAS you have openly supported Palestinian human rights throughout your career,

WHEREAS you have been a long-time champion for social, economic, and environmental justice throughout the world,

WHEREAS B’nai Brith and others have sought to attack and discredit you for your courageous stances,

THEREFORE, we, the undersigned petition you to continue your courageous work, and to find renewed strength to continue your fight for justice in Canada and abroad:

Hier, B’nai Brith a vicieusement attaqué la candidate à la direction du NPD, Niki Ashton, pour avoir pris la parole lors d’un rassemblement pour les droits des Palestiniens à Montréal la fin de semaine dernière

Niki Ashton a défendu les droits des Palestiniens, maintenant c’est à notre tour de la défendre.

À Mme Niki Ashton :

CONSIDÉRANT QUE vous avez ouvertement défendu les droits des Palestiniens durant votre carrière,

CONSIDÉRANT QUE vous avez longtemps soutenu la justice sociale, économique et environnementale à travers le monde

CONSIDÉRANT QUE B’nai Brith et d’autres ont essayé de vous attaquer et de vous discréditer pour vos prises de position courageuses,

PAR CONSÉQUENT, nous, les soussignés vous demandons donc de poursuivre votre travail courageux, et de renouveler vos forces pour continuer votre combat pour la justice au Canada et à l’étranger:

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Below is Ms. Ashton's Facebook post on Palestinian human rights /
Vous trouverez ci-dessous la publication Facebook de Mme Ashton sur les droits des Palestiniens.

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  • Anne Marie McDonell
    signed 2017-05-22 01:32:43 -0400
  • Ehsan Deihimi
    signed 2017-05-22 01:07:13 -0400
    Good for you Niki! Be a champion of human rights for those who are discounted, neglected, and dehumanized wherever they are in the world
  • Isam Al-Khatib
    signed 2017-05-22 00:54:07 -0400
    Thank you for standing up for human rights! you did the right thing. thanks
  • Susan White
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-05-22 00:51:21 -0400
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  • Susan White
    signed 2017-05-22 00:50:39 -0400
    As a long-time NDP member and supporter, I am deeply impressed by your actions to support the human rights of the Palestinian people.
  • Joe Dougherty
    signed 2017-05-22 00:29:28 -0400
    Oppose Israeli occupation of the West Bank, its ghettoization of Gaza, its targeted assassinations, its humiliation of the Palestinian people
  • Hamid Mumin
    signed 2017-05-22 00:25:32 -0400
    Thank you for standing up for human rights!
  • Marissa Consiglieri
    signed 2017-05-22 00:07:29 -0400
  • Dana Cooke
    signed 2017-05-22 00:06:33 -0400
  • Fawzi El Deek
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  • Anne McLeod
    signed 2017-05-21 23:40:10 -0400
  • Pascale Théorêt-Groulx
    signed 2017-05-21 23:33:31 -0400
  • Fawzi El Deek
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-05-21 23:31:34 -0400
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  • Fawzi El Deek
    signed 2017-05-21 23:30:37 -0400
  • Sylvie Khandjian
    signed 2017-05-21 23:10:57 -0400
  • Roberta Peressini
    signed 2017-05-21 23:07:52 -0400
    Bravo Niki!
  • Enver Domingo
    signed 2017-05-21 22:51:05 -0400
  • I Rabaa
    signed 2017-05-21 22:41:09 -0400
  • Max Lafontaine
    signed 2017-05-21 22:25:17 -0400
  • Charmaine Gorrie
    signed 2017-05-21 22:23:46 -0400
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  • Shaham Farooq
    signed 2017-05-21 22:17:06 -0400
  • Anonymous
    signed 2017-05-21 21:34:09 -0400
    Niki Ashton, Keep speaking up and not be intimated. Ignorance is not fought with slander, but with critical unbiased inquiry. More public debate is required on the Israeli State policies and decisions. I invite everyone who is serious enough to know the truth to inquire on their own, remove bias from their judgement (specially bias to their own identities and versions of reality) to see and research for themselves.


    B’nai Brith may want to elevate their critical inquiry and see the validity of charges used to imprison hundreds to deter millions from standing up for truth and justice.


    Here is a recent OP-Ed by MARWAN BARGHOUTI, on Why We Are on Hunger Strike in Israel’s Prisons:

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/04/16/opinion/palestinan-hunger-strike-prisoners-call-for-justice.html?_r=0#addenda
  • susan breeze
    signed 2017-05-21 21:01:18 -0400
  • Chad Day
    signed 2017-05-21 20:57:31 -0400
  • Mark Fischer
    signed via 2017-05-21 20:31:51 -0400
  • Tim Benbouzid
    signed 2017-05-21 20:24:29 -0400
    ok
  • Timothy Hardy
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-05-21 20:20:04 -0400
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  • Timothy Hardy
    signed 2017-05-21 20:19:44 -0400
  • Nahim Shah
    signed 2017-05-21 20:11:36 -0400
  • Larry Wartels
    signed 2017-05-21 20:10:14 -0400
    I am Jewish. You go Gal! Israeli professor Dr. Nurit Peled-Elhanan agrees with your courage:

    “The Dominion of Death”: An Israeli Mother Who Lost Her 13-Year Old Daughter in a Suicidebombing Speaks Out Against Israel https://www.democracynow.org/2001/12/19/the_dominion_of_death_an_israeli