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Statement on the 10th Anniversary of the Civil Marriage Act

Posted on May 26, 2015 | No Comments

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, 10 years ago Parliament and Canada at large were in the midst of an intense yet generally dignified […]

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The Laundering of Anti-Semitism through Universal Public Values

Posted on May 14, 2015 | No Comments

(As published in The Jerusalem Post) Recently, I spoke in the first-ever Canadian parliamentary special debate on the rise of global anti-Semitism. One of the main […]

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Iran Accountability Week – Defending Human Rights Prisoners of Tehran

Posted on May 11, 2015 | No Comments

(As published in The Jerusalem Post) Canadian parliamentarians from across the political spectrum joined together to launch the fourth annual Iran Accountability Week in order to […]

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Statement on Victory in Europe Day

Posted on May 8, 2015 | No Comments

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, today is the 70th anniversary of VE Day, a special and poignant moment of remembrance and reminder, of […]

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COTLER RENEWS CALL FOR BADAWI’S RELEASE ON ANNIVERSARY OF SAUDI BLOGGER’S SENTENCE

Posted on May 7, 2015 | No Comments

MP Irwin Cotler, Liberal Critic for Rights and Freedoms and International Justice and international counsel to blogger and political prisoner Raif Badawi, today issued the following […]

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Statement on the Liberal Plan for Fairness

Posted on May 7, 2015 | No Comments

MP Irwin Cotler, Liberal Critic for Rights and Freedoms and International Justice, today issued the following statement about the Liberal Plan for Fairness: “As a former […]

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Debate on Bill C-51 (Anti-terrorism Act, 2015)

Posted on May 5, 2015 | No Comments

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, I have two questions for my colleague. I want to commend her for remarks. The member made reference […]

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Iran Accountability Week – Take-note Debate on Human Rights in Iran

Posted on May 5, 2015 | No Comments

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Chair, I am delighted to join in this take note debate on the situation in Iran. I want to […]

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Iran Accountability Week – Naming Tehran’s victims

Posted on May 5, 2015 | No Comments

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

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Debate on Bill C-51 (Anti-Terrorism Act 2015)

Posted on May 4, 2015 | No Comments

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Speaker, I rise to address Bill C-51 and will begin by setting forth the credo that has underpinned my […]

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