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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  • Jesse Gold
    signed 2019-03-26 10:46:16 -0400
    Not doing a lot for my trust in the press with this, WaPo.
  • Tom Lucas
    @Tom886 tweeted link to this page. 2019-03-26 10:41:14 -0400
    You be carrying water for these folks? I totally agree with this letter of protest.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=515961
  • Tom Lucas
    signed 2019-03-26 10:37:35 -0400
    You be carrying water for these folks? That said, ….I totally agree with this letter of protest.
  • Zoe Lawlor
    signed 2019-03-26 10:32:17 -0400
  • Joe Provisor
    signed 2019-03-26 10:29:36 -0400
  • Clare Maxwell
    signed 2019-03-26 10:29:15 -0400
  • Patrick Garvey
    signed 2019-03-26 10:12:01 -0400
    Do not fuel the fire.
  • John Chadwick
    signed 2019-03-26 10:04:37 -0400
    SO! The Washington Post is now formally a fascist, right-wing propaganda tool to spread lies and misinformation to the zombie citizens who don’t question the integrity/motives of the source…
  • Karen Carlisle
    signed 2019-03-26 09:22:28 -0400
    It was the New York Times who brought us an illegal war in Iraq. The Washington Post seems to want the same. Wake up America! What is really sad and worrying is that the media never take any responsibility when they are wrong. They just change the narrative to suite their masters n the White House! Stop the misogyny and hate ! People are talking!
  • Mark Dowdy
    signed 2019-03-26 08:44:56 -0400
  • caveman's wife
    @laurensilinonte tweeted link to this page. 2019-03-26 08:05:33 -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=709598
  • Lauren Silinonte
    signed 2019-03-26 08:05:19 -0400
  • Madeline madeline
    signed 2019-03-26 07:49:22 -0400
  • Mohamed Osman
    signed 2019-03-26 07:22:47 -0400
  • Adam Palermo
    signed 2019-03-26 07:08:05 -0400
  • Mohamed Omran
    signed 2019-03-26 04:35:05 -0400
    Stop racist, stop hate
  • Jon Graham
    signed 2019-03-26 04:31:44 -0400
  • Aida Suidan
    signed 2019-03-26 04:15:55 -0400
  • Actualidad Regional
    signed 2019-03-26 03:59:55 -0400
    if you stay quiet tomorrow they will come for you
  • Theresa Jackson
    signed 2019-03-26 03:56:15 -0400
    You can do better than foment hatred, can’t you WAPO?
  • Jacinta Houston
    signed 2019-03-26 03:32:11 -0400
  • Barbara Brandler
    signed 2019-03-26 03:25:23 -0400
  • Zeb Noormohamed
    signed 2019-03-26 02:24:18 -0400
  • Fadya Risheq
    signed 2019-03-26 01:54:47 -0400
    Shame on you Washington post.. Boycott
  • Tarlan Ghavami
    signed 2019-03-26 01:18:14 -0400
  • George Leddy
    signed 2019-03-26 01:14:34 -0400
  • Loan Tran Thanh
    signed 2019-03-26 00:33:30 -0400
  • Laura Fenwick
    signed 2019-03-26 00:30:58 -0400
    Your paper is disgusting and only suitable for the bottom of a birdcage.

    BOYCOTT!
  • Barry Marchessault
    signed 2019-03-26 00:28:53 -0400
  • Jacob Devaney
    signed 2019-03-26 00:25:26 -0400
    Show some class Washington Post!
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