Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Human Rights Situation in Iran

Human Rights Situation in Iran

Mr. Chair, I would like to comment on something that came from the subcommittees report. We had witnesses before the subcommittee who were hopeful...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

he member stated very clearly what is faced by a lot of the minority groups in Iran, whether it be the Baluchis, the Baha'is,...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

Mr. Chair, I know the member sits on the subcommittee and I am aware of its report. It contains 24 recommendations and I have...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

One of the recommendations that came from the subcommittee was to do with the broadcast of Farsi into Iran. Young people are using Twitter...

Human Rights Situation in Iran

When we are dealing with human rights violations on a vast scale we become numb to them. As I was preparing my remarks, I...

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

  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

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

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...