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Better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.
- Chinese proverb

April 2nd/2002

Please respond, firmly but POLITELY to this racist article published in the Edmonton Journal, as soon as possible.

"Why can't some Muslims agree that killing innocent non-Muslims is unacceptable?"

"Part of the problem lies with Muslim civilization itself"

"But even by the barbaric standards of the Arab Middle East, Yasser Arafat and the Palestinian terrorist organizations that operate freely under his writ have hit new lows."

Link to full article.

Responses published in the Journal.


Edmonton Journal, Letters to the Editor -

Editor -

Senior Editor -

Recent Articles in the Journal about Palestine

U.S. flails as violence mounts -Edmonton Journal -April 2,2002

Mid East Turmoil has Local Impact Edmonton Journal -April 1,2002

Arafat calls on world to help convince Israel to pull back - Edmonton Journal March 30, 2002

Ramallah's ambulance crews pay a deadly price for saving lives Emergency - Edmonton Journal Thursday, March 21, 2002

Edmonton Journal
Tuesday June 5, 2001

June 5th Comic - Edmonton Journal


On June 5th CEPPal initiated a national and international call to express our collective disgust with the one-sided and racist comic ran by the Edmonton Journal.

The Journal received over 800 emails and countless phone calls, out of which ONLY ONE contained profane language!! In response, over two days the Journal ran 10 letters to the editor complaining about the comic and a formal apology from the artist himself (see below). Thank you all for your efforts, TOGETHER we can be a force for positive change!

Mayes's June 7th Apology

Malcolm Mayes's Apology, June 7th