Star Columnist Tony Burman Excuses Ilhan Omar’s Antisemitic Comments

In an op-ed published in the Toronto Star on March 9, Tony Burman (former head of CBC News and Al-Jazeera English) came to the defense of Minnesota Representative Ilhan Omar claiming she’s been wrongly accused of making antisemitic statements. In truth, Omar didn’t just criticize Israeli policies by voicing disagreement with Israeli settlement policies or […]

HRC Prompts Major CBC Correction on Trump’s Jerusalem Policy

On January 21, CBC News.ca published an “analysis” report by Mideast bureau chief Derek Stoffel who erroneously claimed the following (emphasis added): The Pence visit comes six weeks after the vice-president stood next to his boss in the White House as Trump reversed decades of American policy that the status of Jerusalem should be decided […]

Poll: Americans Overwhelmingly Blame Palestinians for Failure of Peace

Although a steady diet of mainstream media often imputes the failure of the peace process to Israeli settlements, Americans are smarter. A recent poll has found that Americans overwhelmingly blame the Palestinian leadership  for the failure of the peace talks. The Israel Project (TIP) poll revealed that “voters overwhelmingly hold the Palestinian Authority (PA) responsible […]

SUCCESS! Egyptian-Canadian Newspaper Removes Anti-Semitic Cartoons

Egyptian-Canadian newspaper Ahram-Canada has removed the anti-Semitic cartoons that were published on their website. HRC previously drew attention to these cartoons, specifically a March 24 caricature, which depicted Jewish control of the U.S. government and the conspiracy that the Muslim Brotherhood was created by a Jewish and American cabal. Another cartoon published by Al-Ahram on […]