Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Recent Statements

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....

Human Rights Situation in Iran

The speakers have gone on at length regarding the threat of Iran against Israel, which is very real. I believe that people understand that...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

    Madam Chair, I would ask my hon. colleague to expand upon the incitement to genocide. The offence of incitement to genocide is one...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

    Madam Chair, Ahmadinejad's Iran, and I use that term to distinguish it from the Iranian people who are themselves the targets of massive...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

All of us are aware that Iran is a party to several international treaties, including the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights, the...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

    Madam Chair, I would like to thank the member for always being a great champion of human rights around the world, and for...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

    Madam Chair, it is extraordinary for us to walk out on the president of a country at a United Nations meeting, and that...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

    I recall that once the shah left Iran in 1979 and the Khomeini regime took over, there was a long difficult period in...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

The Baha'i people in Iran have been persecuted for years, incarcerated unfairly, with extra-judicial killings, et cetera. I am hoping the government is against...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

I want to ask the minister specific questions in relation to some of the recommendations that were put forward originally at the Subcommittee on...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

Madam Chair, a year and a half ago, an extraordinary, peaceful people's movement took to the streets in Iran. This movement rejected the results...