Outlawing free speech in Canada

The Harper government is signalling its intention to use hate crime laws against Canadian advocacy groups that encourage boycotts of Israel.

Such a move could target a range of civil society organizations, from the United Church of Canada and the Canadian Quakers to campus protest groups and labour unions.
■McMaster students vote to support BDS boycott campaign
■Stephen Hawking boycotts academic conference in Israel
■Watch: Stephen Harper addresses Israel’s Knesset

See http://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/ottawa-cites-hate-crime-laws-when-asked-about-its-zero-tolerance-for-israel-boycotters-1.3067497


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