David Matas

B’nai Brith fait pression pour que la mémoire de l’Holocauste reste pertinente après le décès des survivants

Click here for English 15 juillet 2022 STOCKHOLM, Suède – David Matas, conseiller honoraire principal de B’nai Brith Canada, a fourni d’importantes recommandations à l’Alliance internationale pour la mémoire de l’Holocauste (IHRA) sur la façon de maintenir la pertinence de la mémoire de l’Holocauste après que les survivants ne soient plus parmi nous. Matas a …

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B’nai Brith Canada’s senior counsel David Matas in The Globe and Mail: On Denazifying Russia

March 25, 2022 B’nai Brith Canada’s senior legal counsel, David Matas, penned an important op-ed for The Globe and Mail this week. We wanted to share it with you. This timely piece by one of the world’s most renowned human-rights advocates delves into the pretext for the Ukraine invasion – Russia’s claim that it aims …

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Minority Rights to Participate in Governance: The Hart Act of 1832 and Why It Matters Today

  Discover how the Hart Act of 1832 laid the foundation for emancipation, enfranchisement and the right of citizenry to participate in government and its operations, and why that matters today. The Hart Act represents the first true recognition of minority rights to participate in governance in Canada. Specifically, it enfranchised Jews to hold any …

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Making Discrimination Complaints Before Human Rights Tribunal in Canada

Complaints of discrimination are brought before human rights tribunals frequently in Canada. To what extent is incitement to discrimination covered by the prohibitions against discrimination? Join our expert panel to learn about the latest legal standards in this area. Find out how you can navigate your case for the best results for your clients, including: …

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The Legacy of Raoul Wallenberg

  Join us in an event to pay tribute and learn more about Canada’s first Honourary Citizen, Raoul Wallenberg. The event will feature a screening of “The Angel of Budapest” followed by a round table discussion with: David Matas, renowned human rights lawyer Susanne Berger, consultant to the Swedish-Russian Working Group on the Fate of …

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Antisemitism on Campus – Legal Responses and How You Can Help

How can you help fight anti-Jewish and anti-Israel activity on university campuses? Discover how you can empower students and faculty by offering legal resources to protect religious liberty and to reduce antisemitic bias at universities. Gain the tools you need to: Understand student perspectives, what’s really happening on campuses and in Law faculties and how …

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