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An Open Letter to PM Trudeau: Canada Must Counter the Glorification of Nazis in European NATO Countries

NATO headquarters in Belgium (Photo: NATO) July 4, 2018 The Right Honourable Justin Trudeau, P.C., M.P.Prime Minister of CanadaHouse of CommonsOttawa, ONK1A 0A6 Dear Prime Minister Trudeau,            B’nai Brith Canada has always been a strong supporter of Canada’s membership in the North Atlantic Alliance. We favour a robust Canadian contribution to security of the Euro-Atlantic region, including through our current commitment to NATO’s Enhanced Forward Presence in Latvia. Continue reading

Hate Crimes Trial Under Way for German-Canadian Siblings

German-Canadian Alfred Schaefer giving a Nazi salute at a rally in Nuremberg on June 30, 2018 (Photo: ReDoc) July 4, 2018 By Aidan FishmanDirector of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada The trial of two German-Canadian siblings for inciting hatred against Jews got under way in Munich on Monday, a week after one of the accused gave a Nazi salute during a speech at a public rally. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Defeats Former Green Party Justice Critic in Court

Dimitri Lascaris addresses the crowd at Toronto's al-Quds Day rally on June 9, 2018 (Photo: YouTube Screenshot) June 29, 2018 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada has defeated an attempt by a former Green Party Justice Critic and anti-Israel activist to silence its human-rights agenda.   Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Applauds Ottawa Jazz Festival for Standing Up to Anti-Israel Bias

The Rotem Sivan Trio June 28, 2018 By Reut CohenCommunications/League for Human Rights AssociateB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is commending the Ottawa Jazz Festival for standing up to the anti-Israel boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement, which wrongfully singles out the Jewish state. Continue reading

B’nai Brith Canada Supports UNESCO Bid to Combat Antisemitism, Urges Reconsidering Anti-Israel Resolutions

June 22, 2018 By Violet LevinGovernment Relations AssociateB’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is supporting a new initiative to combat antisemitism from UNESCO and the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s (OSCE) Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights. Continue reading

Alberta Professor Anthony Hall Continues to Peddle Antisemitic Conspiracy Theories

Anthony Hall converses with Jeremy Rothe-Kushel during Friday's episode of "False Flag Weekly News" (YouTube Screenshot) June 21, 2018 By Aidan FishmanDirector of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – A professor at the University of Lethbridge in southern Alberta is peddling fresh antisemitic conspiracy theories over the Internet, despite facing an investigation into his earlier activity. Continue reading

B'nai Brith International: U.S. Withdrawal from UNHRC an Opportunity for Reform

A session of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) June 20, 2018 The following is a press release issued by B'nai Brith International. GENEVA – ​The United States’ decision to withdraw from the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) presents the international organization with an important opportunity for dramatic and urgently needed reform, as the steady politicization of the body has rendered it largely irrelevant at best and a destructive actor at worst. Continue reading

Listing IRGC as Terrorists Long Overdue: B'nai Brith Canada

IRGC troops march in an annual military parade in Tehran (Photo: AFP) June 15, 2018 By Aidan FishmanDirector of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is pleased to report significant progress in having the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) designated as a terrorist entity in Canada, a position the organization has strongly advocated for many years. Continue reading

Ontario Group Whose Leader Called for “Eradication” of Israelis Receiving Federal Grant

Sheikh Shafiq Huda (Photo: YouTube Screenshot) June 14, 2018 By Benjamin PaulCommunications AssociateB'nai Brith Canada KITCHENER, Ont. – B’nai Brith Canada is perturbed by revelations that an organization, whose spokesperson called for the “eradication” of Israelis, is receiving federal funding through the Canada Summer Jobs program. Continue reading

SIGN OUR PETITION: End al-Quds Day and Fine its Organizers

Children hold signs equating Zionism to racism at the Toronto al-Quds Day rally on Saturday, June 9, 2018 June 12, 2018 By Aidan FishmanDirector of the League for Human RightsB'nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Jews must be “dismantled.” Israelis should be “shot,” “run over” and “eradicated.” Continue reading
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