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Iranian Nuclear Weapons

Mr. Speaker, Iran is on the verge of developing nuclear weapons. As our Minister of Foreign Affairs recently said, those weapons could be a...

Iran

Mr. Speaker, I am pleased to participate in this take note debate on human rights violations in Iran, which is as urgent as it...

Iran

Mr. Speaker, tonight we are debating the situation in Iran. Many people have been seized with the situation on the ground and human rights....

Iran

Mr. Chair, I am pleased to rise this evening to kick off the debate on this motion regarding the horrific human rights situation in...

Freedom of Religion

Mr. Speaker, four years ago today, seven Baha’i leaders in Iran were abruptly taken out of their homes and arrested. In a flagrant violation...

Canadian forces in the Middle East

All hon. members may not know that there are 1,300 Canadian Forces members deployed around the world, not just in Afghanistan, but in 17...

Baha’i Community in Iran

Mr. Speaker, I am very concerned about the international human rights situation. Still today, too many people are being oppressed because of their religious...

Statement by Liberal Leader Bob Rae on the Visit of Israeli President Shimon Peres to Canada

OTTAWA— Together with Liberal Foreign Affairs critic Dominic LeBlanc, Liberal Defence critic John McKay and Liberal Small Business and Tourism critic Joyce Murray, Liberal...

Canada-Israel Relations

Ms. Libby Davies (Vancouver East, NDP): Mr. Speaker, the second petition is from concerned citizens in Toronto. It was circulated by Women in Solidarity...

Citizenship and Immigration

Ms. Jinny Jogindera Sims (Newton—North Delta, NDP): Mr. Speaker, Canadians were shocked to learn that while others had to wait in line, unrepentant, convicted...

Mark Waldman honoured with Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal

TORONTO  – This past weekend Mark Waldman, Executive Director of the Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee (CJPAC) was awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond...

Yom Ha’atzmaut

Mr. Speaker, today we celebrate the 64th anniversary of the State of Israel. Yom Ha’atzmaut, as it is called in Hebrew, marks the day...