Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

Human Rights Situation in Iran

One of the recommendations of the foreign affairs committee and of the subcommittee had to do with providing a civil recourse for victims of...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

I want to emphasize that the nature of this debate is about the worsening domestic human rights situation in Iran, but it seems to...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

  My question is about Mr. Ghassemi-Shall, who is a Canadian citizen and was arrested on charges of spying in Iran, and Mr. Malekpour, a...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

In recent days, the people of Iran have taken to the streets of Tehran and other cities calling for change. Yet again we have...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

I want to take the hon. member back to witness testimony that we had. Witnesses before the subcommittee repeatedly expressed frustration with the fixation...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

There is no question that all of us in the House are disturbed by the suppressing opposition of the protests that are happening in...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

Mr. Chair, the report that the Subcommittee on International Human Rights tabled in the House via the standing committee had 24 recommendations but there...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

   In her new role as the Minister of State of Foreign Affairs for the Americas and Consular Affairs, could she talk about what...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

   Madame la présidente, en tant que ministre d'État, je dois notamment m'occuper des services consulaires offerts aux citoyens canadiens qui voyagent et qui...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

    Madam Chair, comparisons have been made with the recent situation in Egypt. I am interested in knowing how the member feels about the...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

Madam Chair, I want to alert my hon. colleague that I just received notice that two Iranian naval ships have just moved near the...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

    The political imbroglio of 2009 has yet to be resolved in a satisfactory manner. The regime has done absolutely nothing except suppress dissent....