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Baird Condemns Iran for Anti-Semitic Remarks at UN Forum

Baird Condemns Iran for Anti-Semitic Remarks at UN Forum

Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird today issued the following statement from New York, where he is addressing a UN conference on countering terrorism: “Media...

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...

Iran

Mr. Paul Dewar (Ottawa Centre, NDP): Mr. Speaker, as people around the world watch the negotiations with Iran over the issue of nuclear proliferation,...

Liberal Statement on New US Sanctions Against Iran

RIMOUSKI and MONTREAL, QC— Liberal Foreign Affairs critic Dominic LeBlanc made the following statement today on the United States Senate’s approval of expanding sanctions...

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...

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...

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...

ACT NOW: Urgent steps needed to confront the Iranian threat

Two weeks ago, the International Atomic Energy Agency released its most damning and conclusive report on Iran’s drive to obtain nuclear weapons.   We need...