Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Iran

Iran

Canada calls upon the Iranian authorities to allow for peaceful protests and to set free any protestors who may have been imprisoned.
 
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Iran

    Iran is a signatory to the UN Declaration of Universal Human Rights. As such, Iran is obligated to ensure that the rights of...

Iran

If this is true, it is completely unacceptable and unjustifiable. Canada believes that no one should be punished anywhere for simply exercising one's inherent...

Terrorism

Mr. Speaker, today, Canada remembers the victims of last year's deadly attacks in Mumbai. A year ago, ...

Situation in Darfur

Mr. Speaker, our government is deeply troubled by the situation in Darfur. Hundreds of thousands of people have been killed and many more displaced.

Terrorism

Mr. Speaker, on behalf of the government and the people of Canada, I stand today to condemn, in the strongest terms, the deplorable terrorist...

Hezbollah’s attack on the Lebanese Government

Mr. Speaker, we strongly condemn the actions of Hezbollah to incite violence. These actions only serve to inflame sectarian divisions. Hezbollah and its supporters...

Darfur Situation Update

...People from my riding are regularly showing how concerned they are about human rights both here and abroad. It is for their benefit...

Darfur – International Genocide Day

"Mr. Speaker, two months ago in this House, we commemorated International Genocide Day and International Human Rights Day. At that time, I spoke...

Syrian gov’t disregard for human rights

Mr. Speaker, over the last month Syria has sentenced several prominent human rights defenders, intellectuals and political activists to harsh sentences for up to...

Foreign aid in terrorist hands

Deepak Obhrai, MP for Calgary East and Canadian Alliance Critic for International Cooperation, today responded to the increase in the Canadian foreign aid budget...

Obhrai urges caution with PA aid money

“Canada’s support for rebuilding in Palestine is crucial, but I urge CIDA to do more by drawing out a Strategic Plan for Rebuilding in...