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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  • Sufiya Mary Reid
    signed 2017-05-22 11:40:11 -0400
    Sufiya Mary Reid
  • Rubin Kantorovich
    signed 2017-05-22 11:37:16 -0400
    Very happy to see Ms. Ashton’s support for the rights of the Palestinian people.
  • Robert Ascah
    signed 2017-05-22 11:17:21 -0400
  • Sideed Ali
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-05-22 11:12:48 -0400
    Sign the petition: Support NDP Leadership candidate attacked for supporting Palestinian rights
  • Bensalem Rachida
    signed 2017-05-22 11:12:08 -0400
    WE SUPPORT NIKI
  • Sideed Ali
    signed 2017-05-22 11:12:01 -0400
  • Violet Rosengarten
    signed 2017-05-22 10:51:47 -0400
    Violet Rosengarten
  • Chris Loga
    signed 2017-05-22 10:14:43 -0400
    Thank you for your sense of urgency regarding the emergency in Palestine. <3
  • Hassan Hassan
    signed 2017-05-22 10:08:55 -0400
  • Hassan Hassan
    signed 2017-05-22 10:08:55 -0400
  • Bill Ralston
    signed 2017-05-22 10:06:40 -0400
    Thank you Niki Ashton for speaking up for Palestinian rights.
  • Samir Zaher
    signed 2017-05-22 10:02:11 -0400
    go get them Niki we are behind you all the way
  • Mutah Ghamian
    signed 2017-05-22 09:57:04 -0400
  • fay toutt
    signed 2017-05-22 09:49:09 -0400
  • Terry Vincent
    signed 2017-05-22 09:31:26 -0400
  • Elaine Shuhaibar
    signed 2017-05-22 08:29:02 -0400
  • Rana Ismail
    signed 2017-05-22 08:09:54 -0400
    People should not be attacked for speaking the truth.
  • s b
    signed 2017-05-22 08:01:51 -0400
  • Tallim Bacchus
    signed 2017-05-22 07:43:52 -0400
    Firmly and resolutely in support of Niki Ashton against the ongoing barbarity and crimes of Israel against the Palestinian people.
  • Robert Allison
    signed 2017-05-22 07:30:18 -0400
    Hi Niki,

    Finding a politician that isn’t a spineless, and cherry picker when in comes Palestinian rights — human rights, is most refreshing. I am a Jew and can’t find enough words to tell you how much I appreciate this brave stand.

    Robert Allison

    Hamilton, Ontario
  • Dorothy Wigmore
    signed via 2017-05-22 07:24:16 -0400
  • Rahmeh Mansour
    signed 2017-05-22 07:22:26 -0400
    She has my support and appreciation to stand up for justice and the rights for the Palestinian people,
  • Ellie Barrington
    signed via 2017-05-22 07:13:26 -0400
  • Nidhal Hamila
    signed 2017-05-22 07:06:52 -0400
  • Paul Lavallee
    signed 2017-05-22 07:04:38 -0400
  • David McNally
    signed 2017-05-22 06:26:09 -0400
  • Linda Bouji
    signed 2017-05-22 04:43:02 -0400
  • Zohreh Chamanafrooz
    signed 2017-05-22 02:58:53 -0400
    I used to support NDP but when I realized when it comes to Palestinians, NDP has no difference with Conservative or Liberal party, I quit. It seems to me that all lobby for Zionist Israel.
  • Sylvie Paquerot
    signed 2017-05-22 02:19:55 -0400
  • Jacynthe Vermette
    signed 2017-05-22 01:47:06 -0400
    Je soutiens entièrement Nikki Ashton dans sa défense des droits des Palestiniens. B’nai Brith, ni Israël n’est le nombril du monde. Leur attitude vis-à-vis du peuple palestinien est absolument révoltante. Bravo Nikki! Jacynthe Vermette