Washington Post: don't allow hate and Islamophobia in your paper

IMG_9659.jpgOn Sunday March 24, 2019 edition of the Washington Post included a deplorable full-page ad falsely accusing Representative Ilhan Omar of anti-semitism. It intentionally misleads readers to believe Rep. Omar made statements she never uttered.

Send a message now to the Washington Post telling them that as a leading U.S. newspaper, they have an obligation not to participate in smear campaigns and incitements to hatred and Islamophobia. Ask the Washington Post to apologize to Rep. Omar and the Muslim community and commit to not selling misleading and hateful ads.

Sign our letter to the Washington Post!

Dear Washington Post:

I was extremely dismayed to see you print Rabbi Shmuley’s misleading and Islamophobic ad smearing Representative Ilhan Omar and inciting hatred against Muslims.

The ad begins with the words “Jews control the world with their money” next to Rep. Omar’s face, giving the false impression she said that. She did not.

Spreading Islamophobia and hatred is dangerous. The New Zealand mosque massacre just took the lives of 50 people and Rep. Omar is already facing serious death threats. Printing this ad contributes to the dangers the congresswoman and the world Muslim community face.

Please apologize to Rep. Omar and the Muslim community and commit to no longer selling space in your paper for ads that propagate any form of hatred.

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  • Dave Laskowski
    signed 2019-03-24 17:38:04 -0400
    Apartheid Israel is NOT a democracy! They are a Racist, Terrorist, Occupier and Apartheid state! Speak Truth to Power!
  • Henry Hagins
    signed 2019-03-24 17:37:39 -0400
    Henry Hagins
  • Andrea Whitmore
    signed 2019-03-24 17:37:15 -0400
  • Jules Beswick
    signed 2019-03-24 17:37:05 -0400
  • Dennis Therry
    signed 2019-03-24 17:36:39 -0400
    israel is a failed state. It is run by racist and nationalistic Zionist. Jews living in israel support Trump 77% while US Jews approve of Trump by only 30%. Why don’t you report israel’s three largest banks Mizrahi Tefahot, Leumi and Hapolaim, payed hundreds of millions in fines for helping US citizens evade taxes, now that’s a story. Rep. Ilham Omar hasn’t been fooled and neither are we; israel controls the status quo and made Trump our first Zionist president.
  • Judith Poxon
    signed 2019-03-24 17:36:33 -0400
    Judith Poxon
  • Robin Pearce
    signed 2019-03-24 17:36:14 -0400
    I will cancel my subscription to the Washington Post if a full page apology is not issued to all American Muslims.
  • Lisa Gherardi
    signed 2019-03-24 17:35:59 -0400
  • Patricia Berns
    signed 2019-03-24 17:35:43 -0400
  • Karen McLoughlin
    signed 2019-03-24 17:34:44 -0400
  • Lucymarie Ruth
    signed 2019-03-24 17:34:40 -0400
    Lucymarie Ruth
  • Barbara Rigaud
    signed 2019-03-24 17:33:25 -0400
    Ellen MacRae
  • Jeannie Finlay-Kochanowski
    signed 2019-03-24 17:33:19 -0400
  • Tony Isaacs
    signed 2019-03-24 17:33:13 -0400
  • Mike Burke
    signed 2019-03-24 17:32:54 -0400
  • Linda Sleffel
    signed 2019-03-24 17:32:31 -0400
  • thomas hussey
    signed 2019-03-24 17:32:10 -0400
  • Drew Sorenson
    signed 2019-03-24 17:31:37 -0400
  • Iraj Yamin-Esfandiary
    signed 2019-03-24 17:31:31 -0400
    Free Palestine from the river to the sea.
  • Stephen Hamilton
    signed 2019-03-24 17:31:19 -0400
    While the Washington Post polarizes against Trump sporting the crown of “liberal media” it shows it’s right-wing colors with this latest ad, not to mention its recent biased reporting on Venezuela. I cannot forget WP support for the 2003 Iraq invasion. The polarized “liberal media” title enables complete disregard for left politics.
  • Rosanna Wagner
    signed 2019-03-24 17:31:08 -0400
  • Sharon Anderson
    signed 2019-03-24 17:30:34 -0400
  • Florence Friedman
    signed 2019-03-24 17:30:20 -0400
  • Kevin Vaught
    signed 2019-03-24 17:30:04 -0400
    This is deplorable on the part of your paper. I expect more from the WP.
  • Kitt flynn flynn
    signed 2019-03-24 17:29:29 -0400
  • Maria Moore
    signed 2019-03-24 17:29:19 -0400
    She did not say that, although it is certainly true.
  • Lynn Biddle
    signed 2019-03-24 17:29:10 -0400
    Lynn Biddle
  • Taylor Greene
    signed 2019-03-24 17:29:07 -0400
  • Smadar Carmon
    @smadcar tweeted link to this page. 2019-03-24 17:28:43 -0400
    Hey @WashingtonPost: why are you selling ad space in your paper for hatred & Islamophobia?The New Zealand mosque massacre just happened and @IlhanMN is facing death threats https://www.codepink.org/no_hate_ads?recruiter_id=707851
  • Janice Vanderhaar
    signed 2019-03-24 17:28:39 -0400
    Janice M Vanderhaar
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