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Canadian principles are shallow

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Submitted by G. Gibreel (United Kingdom), Jan 31, 2003 at 06:57

Toronto Police Service Hate Crime Unit was so concerned about your talk that they felt it necessary to warn you about Canada's Criminal Code, specifically with reference to public statements advocating genocide and promoting hatred of a specific group.

What happened to these "Canadian principles" when the Lebanese Ambassador in Ottawa Raymond Baaklini was vomiting his anti-Semitic statements late last year after the Canadian government designated Hizbullah a terrorist entity? Diplomatic immunity prevents legal action being taken against this base animal, but this man should have been ejected from the country. The principled Canadian government didn't even demand an apology.

It seems that Canada's principles extend as far as its nose.
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