Halifax Pride meeting vote defeats motion to remove pro-Israel campaign

Emotions ran high in a jam-packed hotel meeting room in Halifax as a resolution that would have removed a pro-Israel campaign from a Halifax Pride event was defeated by a majority vote at the organization’s annual general meeting.

The motion brought forward by the group Queer Arabs of Halifax was rejected Wednesday by a vote of 210 to 106 with five abstentions.

 

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