HRC Webinar: When Iran’s Systematic Human Rights Violations Go Underreported

If you missed HonestReporting Canada’s Insider Briefing webinar on October 1 with all-star panelists Alireza Nader and Sayeh Hassan, who examined the consequences of the media’s failure to report on Iran’s systematic human rights violations, watch it here: One of the world’s leading human rights offenders, the Iranian regime is known for its ruthless persecution […]

Iran’s Spreading its Terrorist Tentacles Not For Self Defense Purposes

Iran’s spreading its tentacles throughout the Middle East is not for self-defense purposes as Dennis Horak, former Canadian ambassador to Saudi Arabia, asserts in a column published in the Toronto Star on November 10. Iran’s hegemonic and expansionist efforts have seen it arm and finance Hezbollah, effectively taking Lebanon hostage with its 150,000 rockets. Tehran […]

In Toronto Star, Qatar Claims it "Does Not Support Terrorism"

Writing in the Toronto Star on April 19, Fahad Mohamed Kafood, ambassador of the State of Qatar to Canada, claims that “Qatar does not support terrorism in any form”. See his letter to the editor immediately below: And yet, a 2017 report issued by the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies (FDD) entitled “Qatar and […]