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Parliamentarians and Human Rights Activists Release Action Plan

September 15, 2019 TORONTO – Major initiatives to hold the Iranian regime to account were proposed Sunday by representatives of Justice 88, B’nai Brith Canada, and The Raoul Wallenberg Centre for Human Rights. At an event commemorating the Iranian regime’s brutal massacre of thousands of political prisoners in the summer of ’88, parliamentarians and human rights activists called on …

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Time for IRGC to be Listed as Terrorist Group

June 28, 2019 By Jakob Glogauer and Marty York B’nai Brith Canada It has been a productive and rewarding week for B’nai Brith Canada and human rights in our country. As you undoubtedly are aware, the federal government announced its intention to adopt the International Holocaust Alliance (IHRA) working definition of antisemitism. The adoption of the IHRA definition …

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Remembering the AMIA Bombing: A Quarter Century of Injustice

June 25, 2019 By Jakob Glogauer and Toviel Kosmin-Rose B’nai Brith Canada Twenty-five years have elapsed since the horrific bombing of the Argentine Israelite Mutual Association (AMIA) Jewish community centre on July 18, 1994 in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The attack left 85 people dead, hundreds injured and destroyed the AMIA building as well as adjacent buildings …

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

June 15, 2018 By Aidan Fishman Director of the League for Human Rights B’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. The IRGC, a branch of …

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