Syria

B’nai Brith Investigation: Radical Syrian Group Uses Canadian Politicians as Propaganda Tools

September 26, 2019 B’nai Brith Canada OTTAWA – Three of this country’s elected officials have attended events associated with the Syrian Social Nationalist Party (SSNP), B’nai Brith Canada has learned. Two of the officials expressed regret when approached by B’nai Brith. One, with the backing of Ottawa’s mayor, did not. During its investigation, B’nai Brith reached out to Ottawa Mayor Jim Watson and Ottawa City Councillor Eli El-Chantiry with concern that the …

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Will Syrian Refugees be Revictimized by Canada’s re-engagement with Iran?

Will Syrian Refugees be Revictimized by Canada’s re-engagement with Iran? February 8, 2016, TORONTO — The Canadian government’s announcement that it will be exploring renewed diplomatic contacts, including the possibility of allowing Iran to reopen its embassy, is an opportunity to highlight Iranian human rights violations, says B’nai Brith. Canada closed its embassy and expelled …

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