HRC Op-Ed in CJN: "Muslim Persecution, Not Israeli Occupation, is to Blame"

In an op-ed published in the June 19 edition of the Canadian Jewish News, HRC Executive Director Mike Fegelman notes that contrary to the claims of a Globe and Mail journalist, “Muslim persecution, not Israeli occupation, is to blame” for the exodus of the region’s Palestinian Christians. Read the op-ed in full immediately below:

Why is the Media Silent on Atrocities Against Christians?

An op-ed in Arutz Sheva expresses amazement at the media’s moratorium on the persecution of Christians in the Middle East. Writer Paul Miller notes: Ultimately the question is:  Why is the media silent about the horrors committed against Christians? With all the turmoil engulfing the Middle East and surrounding areas, there is no shortage of reporters […]

Christians Under Attack in Middle East, but Protected in Israel

With Bethlehem in the forefront of Christmas celebrations,  attention has been drawn on the plight of Christians in the Middle East. On Christmas Eve, for example, the Archbishop of Canterbury asserted that Christians are the most widely persecuted religious group in the world today. He singled out Egypt, Iraq and Syria. Appearing in yesterday’s Toronto […]

According to the Globe & Mail: Hamas-Controlled Gaza is a Place Where the "Press is Free"

It was surprising to see the Globe and Mail on May 3 (see image at right) refer to Hamas-controlled Gaza as an area where the “press is free”. Instead, Hamas continually arrests and imprisons journalists, confiscates media equipment, censors criticism, and intimidates the press. This helps explain why there are no foreign correspondents permanently based in Gaza, the […]