Saturday, May 31, 2014

A Canadian athlete from the 1972 Olympics speaks out against Ottawa's tax-funded tribute to terrorists

...I was surprised, incensed and even pained to hear that the City of Ottawa’s public arts program is hosting Rehab Nazzal’s Invisible.

The art exhibit includes a video in which the names and faces of “assassinated Palestinian figures” are flashed on screen, while an accompanying booklet explains that the images consist of “lost artists, activists, writers and leaders.” Among those memorialized are a number of notorious terrorists responsible for the murder of dozens of civilians. One of the terrorists is Abu Iyad (also known as Salah Mesbah Khalaf) — a founder of Black September, which masterminded the Munich massacre. In fact, Iyad’s face and name appear on the cover of the exhibit’s booklet just inches away from the City of Ottawa’s logo...

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