HRC Op-Ed In TorStar Papers: “UN Palestinian Agency Doesn’t Reflect Canadian Values”

In the TorStar newspapers the Hamilton Spectator and Waterloo Record today, HRC Research Analyst Noah Lewis argues that Canada should put a moratorium on funding UNRWA, the corrupt UN Palestinian relief agency tarred for having ties to terrorists, whose staff author and distribute virulently antisemitic materials, and which perpetuates the conflict by promising that all […]

Statement on Inappropriate Line of Questioning by CBC Anchor Evan Solomon

In response to CBC Anchor Evan Solomon’s deeply inappropriate questioning of the appointment of Vivian Bercovici as Canada’s new Ambassador to Israel, ostensibly due to her Jewish faith, HRC Executive Director Mike Fegelman issued the following statement calling on the CBC host to apologize for his remarks: “It is entirely inappropriate and deeply offensive for […]

Star Columnist Calls out Palestinian Authority for Keeping Media Under its Thumb

Toronto Star columnist Vivian Bercovici today expounds on how the Palestinian Authority systematically intimidates, harasses and jails its own journalists while Israel boasts a vibrant free press unparalleled in the Middle East. Mainstream media tendency to ignore the lack of free press in Palestinian areas only perpetuates the problem. If the Palestinian Authority wants to be […]