ECH Advisory Circle member, Samer Abdelnour, Professor at the University of Edinburgh Business School, speaks out against the Liquor Control Board of Ontario's recent erasure of the words "Of Palestine" on the original label of Taybeh Winery.
This statement by Samer, and his comments on CBC are a powerful reminder of the ongoing violence and occupation occurring in Palestine. In the article, he highlights the reason for the fraught relationship between Canada and Palestine:
"It really reflects a deep settler-colonial insecurity when even mentioning Palestine is deemed a threat."
To read more about this issue, and the response from the LCBO and CIFA (Canadian Food Inspection Agency), please read the full CBC article by Sara Jabakhanji.
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