Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Canada and international community call on Iran to improve its human rights record

Canada Again Leads UN Condemnation of Iran

December 20, 2012 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “Today, the United Nations General Assembly adopted the Canada-led resolution...

Iran

Mr. Speaker, I rise to highlight the grave plight of two courageous Iranians emblematic of the criminalization of innocence in Ahmadinejad’s Iran. The first...

Human Rights

Mr. Speaker, this week marks the fourth anniversary of the imprisonment of the Baha’i leadership, where the 20 year sentence is a virtual death...

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...

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...

Canada Stands Against Hamas Attending UN Human Rights Council

March 19, 2012 – Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement: “I was extremely troubled to learn earlier today that a...

Baha’i People in Iran

While Iran remains an ongoing security concern because of its nuclear program, we must not divert attention from the severe and worsening human rights...