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One Year Later, Iran Still Needs to Be Held to Account

Jan. 8, 2021 TORONTO/OTTAWA – On the one year anniversary of the shooting down of Flight PS752 by an Iranian surface to air missile, Canada’s grassroots Jewish and Iranian communities are jointly calling on the federal government to take concrete action against the Iranian regime. On Jan. 8, 2020, Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) shot down a …

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Write Your MP: The IRGC Must Be Listed As A Terrorist Organization

Dec. 1, 2020 TORONTO — B’nai Brith Canada is calling on members of the public to contact their local Members of Parliament and demand that Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) be immediately listed as a terrorist group in its entirety. B’nai Brith held a virtual event Monday night to commemorate a tragic but little-known chapter in …

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Jewish & Iranian Communities Celebrate Friendship, Fight for Better Future

October 23, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – Representatives of the grassroots Jewish and Iranian communities came together yesterday for an event that celebrated the rich history and friendship of the two communities. Speakers at the event also called for concrete action to be taken by the Canadian government in order to combat the brutal Iranian …

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B’nai Brith Seeks Investigation after Mosques Glorify Slain Terrorist Leader

June 29, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is demanding answers after uncovering evidence that at least two GTA mosques held ceremonies mourning slain terrorist leader Qasem Soleimani. Soleimani, the commander of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps’ (IRGC) Qods Force, a designated terrorist entity in Canada, was killed in a U.S. airstrike on Jan. 3 — sparking relief …

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Time for Canada to Hold Iran to Account: B’nai Brith

June 26, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – Following a recent report about Iran seeking to reopen its ties with this country, B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the federal government to hold Iran to account. Two years have elapsed since the House of Commons passed a resolution condemning Iranian-backed terrorism and calling on the government to list the entire …

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B’nai Brith Canada Launches Lawsuit Against Federal Government

B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada has filed a lawsuit against the federal government, citing its failure to comply with a motion to list Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), in its entirety, as a terrorist organization. The action, specifically launched against both the government and the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, comes …

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We Are Jew-Killers: Slogan at IRGC Rally

  B’nai Brith Canada TORONTO – A violent antisemitic slogan was proudly displayed at a recent Tehran rally organized by an infamous Iranian militia, B’nai Brith Canada has learned. On Feb. 5, the Basij, one of five branches of the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), held a massive gathering at the Grand Imam Khomeini Mosalla, as documented by an …

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Federal Government Put on Notice by Canadian Jewish and Iranian Groups

January 13, 2020 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – Leaders from Canada’s Iranian and Jewish communities have given the federal government 30 days’ notice to list Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) in its entirety as a terrorist organization. At a news conference in Ottawa Monday, leaders from the Council of Iranian Canadians, the Justice 88 Campaign and B’nai Brith Canada urged the government to …

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Sign Our Petition to List the IRGC as a Terrorist Organization within the Next 30 Days

Dear Mr. Prime Minister, Nineteen months have elapsed since the House of Commons passed a bipartisan motion calling on the government to “immediately” list Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), in its entirety, as a terrorist organization. Nevertheless, the government has not yet followed through on this commitment.  It makes little sense to ban only …

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