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

Posted on February 27, 2015

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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