actions were trying to generate hate (but)
they've been unsuccessful
student leader on hearing of the arrest of the
Canadian campus Nazi graffiti culprit (who turns
out however to be Jewish).
Toronto, Canada, Thursday, October 21,
Arrest made in hate
campaign at Ryerson
Bid to Fuel
Jewish, Arab Tensions on Campus
By Jonathon Kingstone,
RACIST PAMPHLETS plastered
across Ryerson University were intended to pit
Jewish and Arab students against each other, campus
officials said yesterday as police announced an
"(This) lifts a really dark cloud that was hanging
over our campus," said Ryerson president Claude
Lajeunesse. "These actions were trying to
generate hate (but) they've been unsuccessful."
I REPEAT: Give us a
break, already, with these stories of
swastikas and graffiti.
I think the
general public has now got the message.
The ten-thousand dollar reward that I
offered for information leading to the
arrest and conviction of the culprits
behind the timely desecration of two
Jewish cemeteries in New Zealand has gone
unclaimed -- it seems that the community
knows how to protect its own.
It did not pass
unnoticed that the community did not
actually put up any reward of its own,
although it was reported in the NZ media
to be "considering" it.
At least 15 anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic posters
and graffiti have been found at the downtown
university since June, some containing death
threats against students.
On Monday, a man was "caught in the act" by
campus security posting hate-filled literature,
Toronto Police said. A "large amount" of racist
flyers was also found.
A 21-year-old Toronto man is scheduled to appear
in College Park court today to face nine hate crime
It's alleged he acted alone and was not
affiliated with any known racist group, Det.
Matt Moyer said.Microcosm
of the City
The accused was also not a
Ryerson student but targeted the
multicultural campus because it represented a
"microcosm" of the city, Supt. Randal Munroe
The posters and graffiti were aimed at both Jews
and Arabs, calling for violent acts against both
Police were reluctant to comment on a motive,
but Lajeunesse said the intention was to turn the
two communities against each other.
"Rather than divide our campus it has united our
campus," Lajeunesse said yesterday.
Several forums were held between the groups as
well as a "faith" summit.
the Canadian Arab Federation and Canadian
Jewish Congress have been involved with the
"The arrest brings a huge sigh of relief," the
Farber (right, with friends) said
Kevin Haas is facing hate crime-related
charges alleging mischief and death
Hate crime: Young
disordered Jew arrested for death threats,
graffiti, and racist posters at Toronto
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Charged In Swastika Graffiti Spree
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held over Paris fire: Crude slogans at the scene
suggested an anti-Semitic motive
among New York Jews that FBI is not hiring
Aug 18, 2004: Jury
convicts California professor in staged
voiced that New Zealand Jews smashed up their
own cemetery | David
Irving ups reward offer to $5,000
Jul 13, 2004: 'Anti-Jewish
train attack' on Mother, baby in Paris now in