It took a Bloc Quebecois MP to speak out about Israeli colonization of Palestinian territory in House debate

Citizen Action Monitor

In response, Harper MP claims “Canadians can be proud of our government’s principled policy.” NOT! Many Canadians are deeply ashamed of Harper’s blatant pro-Israeli policy.

No 707 Posted by fw, April 01, 2013

In a November 26, 2012 post, I asked: Are Canadian MPs afraid to speak candidly and factually about Israeli culpability in the Gaza conflict? As it turns out there is at least one MP, Jean-Francois Fortin, who is not afraid to speak out. Not surprisingly, Mr Fortin is a member of Bloc Québécois, a party with just 5 seats in Parliament.

Below is the transcript of an exchange between Fortin and Harper MP Bob Dechert. (Thanks to Canadians for Justice and Peace in the Middle East (CJPME) for linking to this item in its recent email update).

Middle East exchange in House Debates, 41st Parliament, 1st Session, Edited Hansard • Number 229, Tuesday, March 26, 2013

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