#HarperMustGo Justice Minister Peter MacKay suggested that the measures would, among a host of other consequences, allow authorities to target materials that may be contributing to the radicalization of Canadians, particularly online. via New anti-terror bill could put chill on freedom of speech – Politics – CBC News.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 29, 2015 OTTAWA—”The Harper government is shameless in its opportunism,” stated Tyler Levitan of Independent Jewish Voices – Canada (IJV). “It stoops to capitalize on a tragic situation by attacking human rights activists.” Levitan denounced what he characterizes as the Harper government’s most recent attempt to silence proponents of the international Boycott, […]
It was a great honor, al-Alwani concluded, for the prophet to be represented by non-Muslims among humanity’s greatest legislators. “The essence of what the prophet symbolized, namely law with justice” had been brought to the attention of the American people, he said. via WASHINGTON: Prophet Muhammad’s image at Supreme Court shows taboos aren’t eternal | […]
#HarperMustGo “Spending $700,000 a year to fight vets in court is not supporting our troops,” NDP Leader Tom Mulcair fumed during one heated question period exchange with Harper. “Closing nine veteran services offices is not supporting our troops, either.” via Harper Government Spends $700,000 Fighting Veterans Class-Action Lawsuit.
That could leave the US free to become a net exporter, to the tune of 4.7m bpd of oil and LNG. The current US need to import 2m bpd, much of it from Saudi Arabia, may soon simply evaporate. Increased supplies of oil from non-Middle East countries, such as Angola, coupled with the advent of […]
“women who have not yet won these rights are watching,” and Obama, in Saudi Arabia with no headscarf and in slacks, makes the message that much easier to see. via Make no mistake: Michelle Obama just made a bold political statement in Saudi Arabia – The Washington Post.
We are outraged that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was invited to speak before Congress. He does not speak about peace in good faith—illegal settlements and human rights violations against Palestinians have only increased under his leadership. Further, he will advocate for additional harsh sanctions on Iran that will undermine the diplomatic process and possibly […]
Someone should remind MP Freer that Britain is still a free country and though his district is populated by many Jews, it isn’t yet a Zionist Occupied Zone. We still do not need to obtain an Israeli pass to drive along Golders Green High Road. via United Against Galloway — Gilad Atzmon.
#HarperMustGo – tweet it! The video, labelled “exclusive,” as many of the 24 Seven videos are, was posted on Wednesday, two days before the government intends to unveil new anti-terror legislation. via New PMO video puts Harper at centre of Canada’s security | Ottawa Citizen.
For Ghanem, this award falls on the heels of his induction into the Order of Ottawa, which took place in November. The award honoured his professional and civic contributions to the community, particularly in the media sphere where he is a tireless advocate for multiculturalism and the integration of New Canadians into Canadian society. via […]
Greece’s election of a self-proclaimed radical leftist could hand an unexpected win to Russian President Vladimir Putin by exacerbating divisions within Europe over how to respond to Moscow’s latest aggressive moves in Ukraine. via Why Putin Is the Big Winner in Greece’s Elections | Foreign Policy.
The conclusion is so obvious we sometimes overlook it: This history is being written by the Arabs, not outsiders. Foreign assistance can help strong, broadly based governments but not fragile, polarized ones. via The lesson from Yemen – The Washington Post.