Green Party Candidate Apologizes For Anti-Israel Tweets
"A Green Party candidate in Saskatchewan has apologized for her past anti-Israel tweets. Dale Dewar, the Green hopeful in the riding of Regina-Qu'Appelle, said she's sorry for a series of 'inflammatory' tweets excoriating Israel for its treatment of Palestinians, supporting the BDS movement and suggesting Israelis have mental illness.
In her apology, Dewar said she is 'committed to non-violence and a global end to war. I do not support violence in the Middle East by either party. As all Greens, I unreservedly condemn anti-Semitism and I support the right of the State of Israel to exist.
In response, Martin Sampson of the Centre For Israel And Jewish Affairs said, 'As Canadians, [lol] we expect our elected officials to hold themselves to the highest standards. Invoking anti-Semitic or otherwise hateful stereotypes obviously fails that standard. 'Lending support to BDS, an anti-Semitic movement that has been condemned by Canada's parliament, is unbecoming of any candidate that is running for political office..."
Regina -Qu'Appelle is represented by Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer."
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