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on May 12, 2015 in World News

Harper Government Threatens BDS Supporters with Hate Crime Charges

Harper Government Threatens BDS Supporters with Hate Crime Charges Rights groups say newly revealed policy change is meant to “scare” critics of Palestinian oppression by Lauren McCauley, staff writer The Canadian government is threatening to charge those participating in boycotts of Israel with a hate crime, CBC revealed on Monday. The information came following an attempt by the news agency to obtain clarification on statements made by federal ministers about a “zero tolerance” approach to supporters of the international Boycott, Divest and Sanction (BDS) movement protesting Israeli apartheid and occupation of Palestinian land. In response to the query, a spokesperson… View Article

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