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Twenty-five years after Tiananmen Square

Posted on June 3, 2014 | No Comments

(As published in The Gazette) This week marks the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square protests, which culminated with the June 4 massacre of hundreds of […]

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Canada’s Having a Prostitution Debate, Just Not an Informed One

Posted on June 3, 2014 | No Comments

(As published in the Huffington Post) On Monday, the Government released a report on its consultations regarding Parliament’s response to the Supreme Court decision last December […]

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Iran Accountability Week – Criminalizing the Baha’i faith

Posted on May 16, 2014 | No Comments

(As published in the National Post) Canadian parliamentarians across the political spectrum have joined together to launch the third annual Iran Accountability Week to sound the […]

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Iran Accountability Week – Paul Dewar – A land where ‘blasphemy’ is still a crime

Posted on May 15, 2014 | No Comments

(As published in the National Post) Last September, I joined with many other Canadians in celebrating the news of Hamid Ghassemi-Shall’s release from Iran’s notorious Evin […]

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Criminalizing the Baha’i faith

Posted on May 15, 2014 | No Comments

(As published in the National Post) Canadian parliamentarians across the political spectrum have joined together to launch the third annual Iran Accountability Week to sound the […]

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The real issue in Harper vs. the Supreme Court

Posted on May 14, 2014 | No Comments

(As published in The Gazette) Recent comments by the Harper government concerning the Supreme Court of Canada have garnered much criticism. The Council of Canadian Law […]

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Iran Accountability Week – David Sweet – Imprisoned for his faith

Posted on May 14, 2014 | No Comments

When Iranian president Hassan Rouhani assumed office last summer, the world watched with anticipation. Rouhani had talked a great game. He spoke of moderation, reform, gender […]

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Iran Accountability Week – Media Advisory

Posted on May 14, 2014 | No Comments

MP COTLER AND OTHER PARLIAMENTARIANS to release action plan concluding IRAN accountability week PARLIAMENTARIANS UNITE TO HOLD IRAN TO ACCOUNT   Ottawa – May 14, 2014 […]

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Iran Accountability Week – Letter to Parliamentarians

Posted on May 14, 2014 | No Comments

Dear Parliamentarian, Thank you for your attention to and participation in the third annual Iran Accountability Week. Please note that the Global Iranian Political Prisoner Advocacy […]

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Iran Accountability Week – May 13, 2014

Posted on May 13, 2014 | No Comments

There are two events on the calendar today, May 13, as part of Iran Accountability Week, co-sponsored by the Honourable Irwin Cotler, MP, James Bezan, MP, […]

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