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NOUVELLE VIDÉO: Journée internationale des enfants innocents victimes d’agression

CLICK HERE FOR ENGLISH Le 4 juin 2023 C’est aujourd’hui la Journée internationale des enfants innocents victimes d’agression, proclamée par l’Organisation des Nations unies (ONU). Cette journée est consacrée à la reconnaissance de la souffrance des enfants du monde entier qui sont victimes d’abus physiques, mentaux et émotionnels. Cette année, B’nai Brith Canada souhaite attirer l’attention …

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NEW VIDEO: International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression

Cliquez ici pour le français June 4, 2023 Today is the United Nations’ (UN) International Day of Innocent Children Victims of Aggression, a day dedicated to acknowledging the pain suffered by children throughout the world who are the victims of physical, mental and emotional abuse. This year, B’nai Brith Canada would like to focus attention …

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B’nai Brith Canada Disturbed Over Government Support of Backward UN Resolution

United Nations General Assembly (Council on Foreign Relations) Nov. 5, 2021  B’nai Brith Canada condemns the Government’s decision to again support an unbalanced United Nations resolution that compounds problems in the Middle East. The resolution, passed today, “is retrograde thinking and makes no sense,” said Michael Mostyn, Chief Executive Officer of B’nai Brith Canada. The …

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Canada’s Humanitarian Support for Palestinians Must Not be Used to Threaten Israel

June 1, 2021 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada has historically accepted our government’s decisions to provide urgent humanitarian support for Palestinians in the Middle East, but we also have regularly sought assurances that our aid would not be diverted to attack Israel or promote hate directed at the Jewish community. In recent days, Canada announced it will …

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B’nai Brith and FSWC Commend Canada for Publicly Declaring Refusal to Participate in Durban IV

May 6, 2021 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada and the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) commend Canada for publicly declaring its refusal to participate in the upcoming Durban IV conference. Prominent Liberal Member of Parliament Anthony Housefather confirmed the news on his Twitter account. The conference will be commemorating the 20th anniversary of the 2001 UN …

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B’nai Brith and FSWC Urge Canada to Publicly Disavow Durban IV

May 5, 2021 TORONTO – B’nai Brith Canada and the Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) call on the Canadian government to take a principled stand in defence of its core values by disavowing the Durban IV conference and publicly affirming Canada’s refusal to participate. Durban IV is a series of events to be held …

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UNRWA Reform: Another Missed Opportunity for Canada

December 21, 2020 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is extremely disappointed that the Government of Canada has announced a renewed financial contribution to the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) for Palestine ‘Refugees’ in the Near East, while falling far short on pressing for major institutional reforms. Today’s announcement fails to address the systemic problems underlying …

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Let’s Demand Justice for the Uyghur People

December 10, 2020 OTTAWA – B’nai Brith Canada is calling on the public to demand justice for the Uyghur people, including an end to the Chinese government’s persecution of the Uyghurs and other minorities. In a virtual event Thursday, Ran Ukashi, National Director of B’nai Brith’s League for Human Rights, moderated a panel discussing the …

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