HRC Letter Published In The Edmonton And Calgary Sun: Hamas To Blame

On March 24, HRC’s Assistant Director, Robert Walker, was published in The Edmonton Sun and Calgary Sun in response to Shirley Olson’s recent letter which falsely claimed that Israel fighting Hamas terrorists in Gaza somehow constitutes “constant dehumanization of the Palestinian people.”  HRC pointed out that Israel’s civilian-to-combatant ratio is unmatched historically in armed conflict, […]

PostMedia’s Calgary Papers Issue Correction After Falsely Claiming Israel Has Been Occupying Gaza For Decades

On October 16, PostMedia published an article in The Calgary Sun and The Calgary Herald entitled “Pro-Palestine protesters converge in downtown Calgary”, in which both papers incorrectly stated the following: “Those attacks led to a swift retaliation from Israel, whose government vowed a “complete siege” on Gaza – a Palestinian enclave that has been under Israeli occupation for decades.” Contrary […]

Tarek Fatah Ignores Jewish Indigeneity in Judea and Samaria

It’s praiseworthy that in his syndicated Sun column today, that Tarek Fatah acknowledges Jewish indigeneity in Israel proper, but it’s regrettable that he failed to recognize the indisputable fact that Jews are indigenous to Judea and Samaria (“West Bank”), and have lived there, uninterrupted for over 3,000 years. Jews have legitimate claims to Judea and […]

HRC Defends Israel in the Calgary Sun

In the Calgary Sun today, HRC Executive Director Mike Fegelman points out the falsity of describing the west bank as “occupied” territory: HRC was responding to the following letter published the day before:  

HRC Letter Published in Calgary Sun Provides Jerusalem Rebuttal

The Calgary Sun published a letter by HRC Regional Director Michelle Whiteman on Sunday April 28 (complete with editorial endorsement at the end), which clarified that a reader’s objection to Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird’s coffee date in east Jerusalem was based on personal preference, not law. See the offending letter we confronted and our […]