SAIA York’s statement regarding recent anti-Semitic comments on social media

SAIA York’s statement regarding recent anti-Semitic comments on social media

As members of a group fighting for justice and ultimately for the dismantlement of the Israeli apartheid regime within Palestine, Students Against Israeli Apartheid York is opposed to all forms of oppression including racism, colonialism,homophobia, islamophobia and anti-Semitism. As such, we strongly condemn the recent anti-Semitic comments that were made by a poster on York University social media. Anti-Semitism is a vulgar and hateful form of racist, oppression that has resulted in the systematic marginalization of Jews and has led to far-right regimes carrying out some of the most heinous crimes in human history.

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SAIA York Condemns President Lenton's Participation in Israel Lobby Conference

SAIA York Condemns President Lenton's Participation in Israel Lobby Conference

We strongly condemn President Rhonda Lenton’s participation as a keynote speaker in the “Combating Hate Speech and Antisemitism: Legal Perspectives” conference on February 13, hosted by hardline Israel-lobby group, the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) and one of its principal funders, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto (UJA).

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Palestine House and SAIA York Support Green Party Resolution

Palestine House and SAIA York Support Green Party Resolution

The undersigned Canadian associations express their unwavering support for the resolution by the Green Party of Canada in support of Palestinian rights and calling for the imposition of government sanctions, consumer boycotts, institutional divestment, economic sanctions and arms embargoes to pressure the state of Israel to comply with its obligations under international law.

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