In the early hours of January 3, 2020, the United States military assassinated Iran’s most powerful military commander, General Qasem Soleimani. Continue Reading ›
For The Real News, I spoke yesterday to Oxfam’s Nafkote Dabi and Gary Hughes of Biofuelwatch about the realities of COP25. Continue Reading ›
On Question de Preuve with Me Hugo Martin of Rivercast Media, I recently discussed Canada’s crisis of access to justice, the challenges of being a lawyer and an activist, and the decision of Canada’s Federal Court to reject “Product of Israel” labels on wines made in Israel’s West Bank settlements. Among other things, I expressed the view that lawyers should be required to devote significant amounts of time to representing, free of charge, clients who cannot afford a lawyer.
Our discussion can be heard here:
Yesterday, mere hours after retracting a claim (first reported by the Jerusalem Post) that “hundreds” of pro-Palestinian protesters had chanted “back to the ovens” to Jewish persons at York University, the Toronto Sun published an article by Joe Warmington which identifies, for the first time, two purported witnesses to the alleged incident. Continue Reading ›
Israeli Soldier Who Accused PalSol Activists of Anti-Semitic Chants Specialized in Targeted Killings And Kidnapping of Palestinians
An investigation has revealed that the only source for a Jerusalem Post story which falsely accused Palestinian solidarity activists of chanting “back to the ovens” at York University is a Canadian-Israeli member of a secretive Israeli military unit which specializes in targeted killings and kidnappings of Palestinians. Continue Reading ›
On November 20, 2019, Herut Canada was met with a large protest by Palestinian solidarity activists when it held a presentation by former Israeli soldiers on the campus of York University. Continue Reading ›