Canadian Jewish Political Affairs Committee
Holocaust

Holocaust

Mr. Speaker, 70 years ago, the duly elected leader and government of a modern country, known for its contributions to the arts and culture,...

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,...

Address by Minister Baird at Religious Liberty Dinner

It is a real pleasure to be part of this year’s Religious Liberty Dinner. This is a marquee event on the calendar for those...

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...

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...