HRC Prompts Globe & Mail Correction: Britain Didn’t Declare Iran’s IRGC As Terrorists

On January 12, the Globe and Mail published an opinion commentary by Ratna Omidvar and Julie Miville-Dechêne, former Radio-Canada Ombudsman, saying that “Canada can do more to help Iran’s imprisoned protesters.” In the op-ed, the authors erroneously claimed the following: “Second, Canada could declare the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a terrorist group, as the United […]

Israeli-Saudi Relations: Sowing The Seeds Of Peace, HRC Op-Ed In National Post

After years of behind-the-scenes and below-the-surface relations between Israel and Saudi Arabia, improved ties between the two countries are expected to be front and centre with an anticipated announcement by US President Joe Biden during his upcoming visit to the Saudi city of Jeddah. While bilateral relations between the Jewish State and the Islamic kingdom […]

Canadian Muslim Group Blames Israel For Violent Palestinian Rioting

For the first time in more than three decades, the holidays of Passover, Easter and Ramadan coincided, with billions of faithful around the world celebrating these holy days to Jews, Christians and Muslims. For the vast majority of adherents across the globe, these festivities passed peacefully, but not everywhere. A few days before Easter and […]

Winnipeg-Based Feminist Magazine Publishes Book Review Accusing Israel of “Ethnic Cleansing Operation” of Palestinians

Herizons describes itself as a Winnipeg-based feminist magazine, published quarterly, which according to its website, “covers gender justice, the activists and artists making it happen, and the global feminist movement.” Herizons acknowledges that it receives funding both from the Manitoba Arts Council, and the Government of Canada. In its Fall 2021 issue, Herizons published a […]

Israel Invests Billions in its Arab Population, Will BDS-ers Finally Admit Defeat?

Last week, Israel announced one of the biggest ever investments in its Arab population. On October 24, Israel’s cabinet passed the first-ever bill of its kind pending final approval in Israel’s parliament, the Knesset, to allocate more than $11.5 billion to increase living standards among the country’s Arab population. The funds will go towards improving […]

As U.S. Exits Afghanistan, Israeli Territorial Withdrawals Serve As a Teachable Moment

The Taliban takeover of all of Afghanistan seems all but assured with the Islamist extremist group recently taking the capital, Kabul. And while there are discussions taking place around the world, including in Canada, about whether countries should recognize – if at all – the new Taliban dictatorship, these discussions have largely surrounded the question […]