Alleged recruiters for Israeli military face criminal charges in Canada | The Electronic Intifada

A woman in a white t-shirt stands in front of an Israeli army jeep

Nora Barrows-Friedman Lobby Watch 6 October 2022 A woman in a white t-shirt stands in front of an Israeli army jeep Sar-El Canada must respond to allegations that it acts as an intermediary to recruit Canadians to volunteer in a non-combatant role with the Israeli military. (Sar-El promotional video)

For the first time, criminal charges have been pursued in a Canadian court over alleged recruitment for the Israeli military.

On 22 September, a judge issued a summons order to Sar-El Canada on allegations that the organization has encouraged or enticed Canadians to volunteer with Israel’s army. Legal experts say that is in violation of Canada’s Foreign Enlistment Act (FEA).

Source: Alleged recruiters for Israeli military face criminal charges in Canada | The Electronic Intifada

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