Georgia Straight, “Hashtag #IStandWithHarsha shows support for former B.C. Civil Liberties Association executive director Harsha Walia”

Several people have stepped forward to condemn the organization for parting ways with the longtime activist

By Charlie Smith, July 18, 2021

The recent resignation of Harsha Walia as executive director of the B.C. Civil Liberties Association has generated a fair amount of rumbling on Twitter.

One of the challenges for those feeling disappointed in the organization is that this is being characterized as a “resignation”.

Therefore, it’s hard to condemn the parting of Walia from the organization over a single tweet as a “dismissal” or “firing”.

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