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Extradition & Deportation Law in Canada

Analyzing Difficulties with Deporting and Extraditing Nazis and Terrorists Effective extradition and deportation laws are necessary to bring terrorists and war criminals to justice. As well, they are needed to protect the health and welfare of peoples of all states by combating and discouraging, through international co-operation, serious international and transnational crimes. How effective are …

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B’nai Brith Outraged by Impunity over Openly Pro-Terrorism School Emails

July 16, 2021 TORONTO — B’nai Brith Canada is outraged by the apparent reinstatement without discipline of a Toronto school employee who sent materials to teachers justifying the murder of Israeli civilians. Javier Dávila, a Student Equity Program Advisor with the Toronto District School Board (TDSB), sent two emails to a listserv comprised of TDSB educators in May, …

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Three Years Later, B’nai Brith Canada Not Backing Down on IRGC

An image of IRGC members (Washington Post) June 11, 2021 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is baffled and disturbed that the Canadian government has failed to comply, three years after the fact, to a parliamentary motion to list Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) as a terrorist entity. Tomorrow will mark the third anniversary of the House of …

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OUR APPEAL TO CANADIANS:  Stand with the Jewish Community in the Face of Antisemitism

The past month has been extremely difficult for Canadian Jews. We have witnessed Jewish businesses boycotted, Jewish organizations targeted, Jewish students intimidated, and Jewish citizens assaulted, all ostensibly triggered by the recent conflict between Hamas, an organization long recognized by Canada as a terrorist entity, and Israel. What is most frightening is not the brazen …

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New Brunswick Green Leader Defends Attendance at Antisemitic Event

June 2, 2021 FREDERICTON, N.B. – The leader of New Brunswick’s Green Party is doubling down on his attendance at an anti-Israel event, held in breach of provincial health orders, where attendees used antisemitic and pro-Hamas rhetoric. David Coon, whose party holds three out of the 49 seats in the provincial legislature, addressed an anti-Israel protest …

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U of T Uses Terrorist’s Image to Advertise Official Event

March 3, 2021 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is calling out the University of Toronto for using the image of a notorious Palestinian terrorist to promote an upcoming event. Tomorrow afternoon, the University’s Institute of Islamic Studies, Department of History, and Centre for the Study of the United States will co-host: “Liberated Students in a Colonised …

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B’nai Brith Disturbed by Inaction on Pro-Terrorist Activities by Charities

Feb. 11, 2021 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada is raising the alarm over an apparent lack of action by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) against charities that have used their resources to glorify a slain terrorist leader. In June 2020, B’nai Brith complained to the CRA and the Minister of National Revenue, Diane Lebouthillier, about a number of …

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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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Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas speaks during a meeting of the Palestinian Central Council in Ramallah, Jan. 14, 2018 (Reuters / Mohamad Torokman)

Court Slams Palestinian “Pay for Slay” Program in Landmark Ruling

December 17, 2020 TORONTO – Canada’s Federal Court has issued a scathing indictment of a Palestinian scheme to incentivize terrorism in a recent immigration case. In a judgment released last week, the Court upheld a decision by the Refugee Appeal Division to deny refugee status to a Palestinian woman over her work for the Palestinian Martyrs’ Families Foundation …

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