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Items of Interest

Billion Dollar Lawsuit Filed Against Facebook for Assisting Terror Groups

By Jordan ZaitchikB’nai Brith Canada Facebook is once again on the receiving end of accusations of letting antisemitism run rampant without consequences on its website. Continue reading

South African Twins' Plot to Bomb Jewish Institutions Foiled

By Jordan ZaitchikB’nai Brith Canada A South African court has charged identical twins with terrorism for plotting to attack several Jewish targets and a U.S. diplomatic mission. Continue reading

UN Resolution: Internet access disruption a human rights violation

  Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada The United Nations has passed a resolution to promote and protect individuals' right to freedom of expression on the internet without interference. Continue reading

UN Report: Taking Kids to Christian Schools 'Violates Human Rights'

By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada A United Nations committee has determined that sending children to Christian schools, assemblies and churches is a violation of the child's human rights. Continue reading

Amnesty International & Human Rights Watch: Suspend Saudi Arabia from UNHRC

By Simon PelsmakherB'nai Brith Canada On July 4, it was reported that Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch issued a joint statement calling for Saudi Arabia to be suspended from United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). Continue reading

Israel Reaches Milestone in Anti-Missile Defence

By Jordan ZaitchikB'nai Brith Canada The Israeli Missile Defense Organization (IMDO) and the US Missile Defense Agency (MDA)have successfully conducted a test meant to check the integration of Israeli and American defense systems. Continue reading

Zuckerberg Accused of Letting Facebook Incite Israel Hatred

  By Jordan Zaitchik B'nai Brith Canada  A top Israeli Minister is accusing Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg of having "some of the blood on his hands" of murdered teenager Hallel Yaffa Ariel. Continue reading

Turkish President Condemns Mavi Marmara Flotilla

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (Credit: AP) By Simon Pelsmakher B'nai Brith Canada  In another sign of thawing Turkish-Israeli relations, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has come out condemning the IHH Humanitarian Relief Foundation, the group responsible for the 2010 Mavi Marmara flotilla incident which soured relations with the Jewish State. Continue reading

Toronto Billionaire Threatening to Sue Ha'aretz

Mitch Goldhar (Credit: Facebook) may sue newspaper Ha'aretz for libel By Tevy Pilc Staff Writer/ResearcherB'nai Brith Canada A Toronto billionaire is threatening to sue one of the bigger Israeli newspapers for libel. Continue reading

North American Leaders Meet in Ottawa

By Simon Pelsmakher B'nai Brith Canada Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau welcomed American President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto in Ottawa Wednesday as part of the North American Leaders’ Summit. Continue reading
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