Speaking in Montreal, Ghattas said that Israel’s “occupation” extends outside the West Bank.
Joint List MK Basel Ghattas has called on the world to boycott and sanction Israel, repeatedly comparing the Jewish state to apartheid South Africa, in a recording obtained by The Jerusalem Post.
Ghattas made the statements last week at the World Social Forum in Montreal, which is meant to be a farleft alternative to the annual World Economic Forum in Davos. The Canadian federal government revoked its partnership with the forum because of anti-Semitic content, policies and promotional materials, as well as the exclusion of Jewish Israelis and supporters of Israel. Continue reading, and listen to the recording