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“Comparing themselves to the Holocaust and its victims”

By January 26, 2023January 30th, 2023No Comments

At the Oct 12 public hearing, a Jewish disabled resident of downtown Ottawa shared her experience of the convoy. 

“The most permanent, personally damaging thing for me was that they had decorated their new home with signs everywhere comparing themselves to the Holocaust and its victims. Paper stars of David and some fabric ones attached to clothes were littered everywhere.

They also had signs stating that vaccines caused autism, comparing COVID to the flu and asking people if they would rather – pardon my language – an autistic child or an unvaxxed one. They insulted me and every other autistic person by saying that they would rather have a dead child than one like me. They perpetrated the belief that vaccines cause autism and that it was better to be dead than to be disabled, and said it was better that I be dead than be disabled.”

You can view the full testimony here.