No one should be under the illusion that University of Lethbridge president Dr. Mike Mahon is giving the case of suspended professor Dr. Anthony Hall proper legal procedure and due diligence.
It is not just the West Bank and Gaza that are occupied by Israel. The occupation is felt as well in North America. That is the thesis of the documentary "The Occupation of the American Mind." After the film was shown at Ottawa's First Unitarian Congregation, Diana Ralph, a leading figure in Jewish Independent Voices, commented that the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs plays a role in Canada similar to that of AIPAC in the United States.