Libby Davies is unique amongst Canadian parliament members; she denies Israel’s right to exist.
Now she is stunned that not only the Prime Minister of Canada, Stephen Harper, but also members of her own NDP (New Democratic Party) have called for her to resign her position.
“I did nothing wrong. All I did was say that Israel has no right to exist and that it’s land should be given to its peace-loving neighbors,” she muttered as she was followed by a JDR writer into her yurt where she lives with her dog, Winslow.
She is a long time supporter of BDS. BDS stands for the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement against Israel.
During an interview, Davies (Vancouver East), who is also NDP house leader, suggested that Israel has been occupying Palestinian territories since 1948, the year of its independence, calling it the “longest occupation in the world.”