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[25 Sep 2003 | Comments Off on Open Letter to Vancouver Mayor Larry Campbell | ]

By Hanna Kawas
Larry Campbell
Mayor of Vancouver
Dear Mr. Mayor:
We received your invitation to participate in the nomination process for the 2003 Cultural Harmony awards; we regret that we will not be able to participate due to our opposition to one of the signatories on the invitation, Mr. Erwin Nest, Chair of Special Advisory Committee on Cultural Communities.
Mr. Nest is a well known advocate of hard-line Zionism, which discriminates against the Palestinian people inside and outside Israel. When he was the Executive Director of the Canadian Jewish Congress, Pacific Region in 1987, …