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Question in the House on Iran

Posted on October 28, 2009 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, yesterday, the minister avoided my questions on Canadian action to counter the Iranian threats. My questions are: Will Canada seek sanctions in support of […]

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Question in the House on Iran

Posted on October 28, 2009 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, we are witnessing, in Ahmadinejad’s Iran, four distinct and interrelated threats: the nuclear, the genocidal, the terrorist and massive domestic repression. What action will […]

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Welcome to my new web page

Posted on October 15, 2009 | No Comments

On this site, you can find regularly updated information on my work in, and on behalf of, the Constituency of Mount Royal, as well as my […]

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Liberals urge government support for will to intervene

Posted on October 9, 2009 | No Comments

OTTAWA – Recent atrocities against humanity around the world make the responsibility to protect, and the will of countries to intervene, more important than ever, Liberal […]

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Status of Women

Posted on October 7, 2009 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, 16 years ago the clarion call at the World Conference on Human Rights held in Vienna was that women’s rights are human rights, and […]

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Foreign Affairs

Posted on October 1, 2009 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, amid our domestic preoccupations, we often lose sight of the international suffering around us. In the Philippines, unprecedented flooding has caused a humanitarian disaster. […]

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Cotler only Canadian speaker at Iran rally; Harper government a no-show

Posted on September 24, 2009 | No Comments

OTTAWA – While Stephen Harper skipped out on a critical United Nations meeting in New York this week, Liberal MP Irwin Cotler acted as the sole […]

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Statement from Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff on Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s speech at the United Nations today

Posted on September 23, 2009 | No Comments

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad denies the genocide of the Holocaust while inciting a new one against the Jewish people. The global community has a collective obligation to […]

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Statement in the House: South Africa Visit

Posted on September 15, 2009 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, I recently returned from a historic and moving trip to South Africa, where I met with the heroes of the anti-apartheid movement, including Winnie […]

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It’s Ottawa’s move: Bring Abdelrazik home

Posted on June 12, 2009 | No Comments

The Canadian government must act on the Federal Court’s decision and take “immediate action” to bring Abousfian Abdelrazik home from Sudan. Legally speaking, Ottawa could appeal […]

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