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Canada: Catholic school board suspends teacher following remarks at anti-Israel protest

August 10, 2016

A Catholic school board has suspended a teacher at St. Catherine of Siena School in Mississauga, Ontario, following remarks she reportedly made at a Quds Day protest in Toronto.

Iran founded Quds Day in 1979 to call for an end to Israel’s existence and its rule of Jerusalem as well as to express solidarity with Palestinians.

Calling upon fellow protesters to “support the resistance (against Israel) in any form,” Nadia Shoufani reportedly said, “Palestine will be liberated with your efforts. Glory to the martyrs. Victory, freedom to the prisoners and liberation for the Palestinians, all Palestinians from the river [Jordan River] to the sea [Mediterranean Sea] Palestine will be free.”

 
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  • Posted by: brenda22890 - Aug. 11, 2016 10:20 AM ET USA

    Why was she ever hired in the first place? PC culture inclusiveness will destroy the Church if we do not wake up.