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Cotler Highlights Global Day of Action for Iranian Baha’i Community

Posted on February 27, 2015 | No Comments

Education Is Not a Crime campaign underscores exclusion of Baha’i from Iranian universities Ottawa – February 27, 2015 – On the eve of today’s first global […]

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Human Rights Subcommittee Unanimously Calls for Release of Raif Badawi

Posted on February 26, 2015 | No Comments

Motion introduced by Irwin Cotler calls for imprisoned Saudi blogger to be reunited with family in Canada Ottawa – February 26, 2015 – The House of […]

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Statement on the Baha’i Community in Iran

Posted on February 26, 2015 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, tomorrow is the global day of action for the Education is Not a Crime campaign to dramatize the painful reality that education is a […]

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Press Release: House Unanimously Adopts Cotler’s Historic Motion Condemning “Alarming Rise Of Global Anti-Semitism”

Posted on February 25, 2015 | No Comments

Motion calls upon government to “advance the combating of anti-Semitism as a domestic and international priority” Ottawa – February 25, 2015 – Liberal MP Irwin Cotler, […]

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Motion on Anti-Semitism

Posted on February 25, 2015 | No Comments

Today, Mr. Cotler introduced the following motion, which received the unanimous consent of the House: That, in the opinion of the House: a) there has been, […]

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Take-note Debate on the Rise in Anti-Semitism

Posted on February 24, 2015 | No Comments

Hon. Irwin Cotler (Mount Royal, Lib.): Mr. Chair, last month I had the privilege of participating in the first ever United Nations General Assembly forum in […]

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

Posted on February 23, 2015 | No Comments

The House resumed consideration of the motion that Bill C-51, An Act to enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel […]

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Statement on United Nations Anti-Semitism Forum

Posted on February 20, 2015 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, recently I addressed the first-ever United Nations General Assembly meeting on anti-Semitism, which took place, symbolically and significantly, on International Holocaust Remembrance Day. It […]

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Petition: Unconditional Release of Raif Badawi

Posted on February 20, 2015 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to present a petition today signed by many Canadians from the Sherbrooke area. The petitioners are calling on the Government of […]

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Question Period: Unconditional Release of Raif Badawi

Posted on February 20, 2015 | No Comments

Mr. Speaker, the imprisonment and cruel and inhumane treatment of Saudi blogger Raif Badawi continues to be met with outrage in Canada and around the world. […]

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