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A Canadian Politician Has Been Sacked for Calling for a Cease-Fire in Palestine

Posted on AllSides October 28th, 2023
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A Canadian politician has been threatened, censured, and sacked from the caucus of the provincial party she was elected to represent after calling for a cease-fire in Palestine.

Sarah Jama, a member of the provincial parliament (MPP) representing the Ontario legislative riding of Hamilton Centre for the Ontario New Democratic Party (ONDP), has also issued a cease and desist letter to Ontario premier Doug Ford, whom she accuses of defamation.

Jama issued a public statement October 10 in which she called for an immediate cease-fire in relation to the ongoing war in Gaza. Canadian politicians and pundits seized on...

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