The recent case at Carleton University has sent shivers down the spines of people who cherish free speech and free expression in Canada. The treatment of Nick Bergamini, in this case, his greatest crime was to support Israel. This reminds me of the Salem witch trials of the 1690s. It is clear that conservative students have to continue to go through their own personal political crucibles at so-called free and public places like universities. The Puritan police of political correctness have decided that student violence on campus is not a big deal in contemporary Canada. In an age that is so information rich why are we educationally poor. Why aren’t their basic facts about this case being investigated by more major news organizations; the protection of our students on campus should be of our main concern and priority for everyone? Dead silence speaks volumes and in saying that, are we condemning those who have not been heard to a fair judgment without all the facts.
It was only a matter of time. Some of us have reported for months now that Jewish students have been intimidated and threatened on campuses across Canada by Islamic thugs. Now Nick Bergamini has been attacked with a lethal weapon and, it seems, could easily have been killed. He happens not to be Jewish but a conservative, a Zionist and friendly with Jewish and Israeli students. First they came for the Jews, then they came for their friends, then … we have more Israeli Apartheid Week sessions. Here is how Nick explains what happened: