Far-left activists who support the Palestinians against Israel are attempting to deny that Israeli women were assaulted and raped during the October 7 terror attack because they say the accusations are justifying what they call the “genocide” of Palestinians.
The latest shocking example comes from the University of Alberta, where the university’s Sexual Assault Centre signed onto a letter by Canada’s BDS [“Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions”] Coalition casting doubt on claims of sexual assault during the attack.
The text of the letter — which appears to have been taken down on some sites — includes the following paragraphs:
We, the undersigned, residing as settlers in so-called Canada, urge Canadian political leaders to end their complicity in the ongoing massacres and genocide in Gaza, Occupied Palestine. The letter, demanding accountability and action from political leaders, is as follows:
Dear Members of Parliament,
You have called on Canada to urge for an “immediate ceasefire” in the face of unimaginable devastation. Yet, all Canadian political parties dehumanize Palestinians, facilitating Israeli-led genocide against them. If you truly value…
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