Canadian postmen were suspended after refusing to deliver free copies of the newspaper Epoch Times, which includes far-right conspiracy theories and pro-Trump messages.
“Free copies of Epoch Times, an international newspaper famous for promoting far-right conspiracy theories and pro-Trump messages, appeared on Canadian doors last month, leading to numerous complaints from the public and creating controversy ”in Canada’s postal service, the Vice reported on Monday.
“Earlier this month, Ramiro Sepulveda, a postal worker in Regina, Saskatchewan, refused to deliver a free edition of the Epoch Times and was suspended for three days, without pay,” he continued.
This is not the first time that this has happened. “Last April, the Ministry of Public Services and Procurement, which oversees the Canadian Post Office, rejected a complaint from workers in Toronto who did not want to deliver the newspaper, claiming [que este continha] hate speech ” on China “during the first months of the pandemic”.
THE Epoch Times it has links to the Chinese Falun Gong spiritual movement, a religious group that believes that former President Donald Trump would bring “doomsday” and punish the Chinese Communist Party for persecuting them.
In one of the publications, he said that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg manipulated the presidential elections in the United States and that covid-19 is a “geopolitical offensive” by the Chinese government.
Taísa Pagno //