May 26th, 2024

CP NewsAlert: B.C. woman arrested over speech that praised Hamas attack

By The Canadian Press on May 1, 2024.

Police say a 44-year-old woman has been arrested in a hate-crime investigation over a speech in Vancouver that praised Hamas' Oct. 7 attack on Israel. A Vancouver Police Department patch is seen on an officer's uniform in Vancouver, B.C., Saturday, Jan. 9, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

VANCOUVER – Police say a 44-year-old woman has been arrested in a hate-crime investigation over a speech in Vancouver that praised the Oct. 7 attack by Hamas on Israel.

A statement from the Vancouver Police Department says the woman “referred to a number of terrorist organizations as heroes.”

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