Activists, former MPs urge federal NDP, Singh to leave Canada-Israel group
By Beatrice PaezJun. 19, 2018
The campaign to pressure the party to leave the group was initiated in part because the leadership 'suppressed debate' on a resolution about Israel-Palestine relations at the party convention in February, said Yves Engler, an activist and NDP member.
NDP delegates protest during the party convention in February in Ottawa. The activist wing of the party has said that the party leadership did not allow for sufficient debate on a resolution on Canada-Israel relations.
The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
A diverse coalition of activists, academics, and NDP members is calling on the federal New Democrats to “disassociate” itself from a parliamentary group that seeks to deepen engagement with Israel.
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