Following numerous reports of abductions, unlawful detentions, torture, beatings and killings of men perceived to be gay or bisexual in the Muslim-majority Russian republic of Chechnya, Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland issued the following statement on April 15, 2017:
In a March 26, 2017 one-on-one interview at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee’s annual policy conference in Washington, D.C., Stephen Harper told former CNN anchor Frank Sesno that the three greatest threats facing Israel today are the Iranian regime, the spread of Sunni jihadism in the Middle East and the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement.
The Honorable Senators: Since the Senate Committee represented by the members this e-mail is presently addressed to will be reviewing possible sanctions on the terrorist Islamic Republic of Iran and the Iranian Canadian Congress, a lobby NGO based in Toronto, Ontario has been vigorously advocating for the Islamic Republic of Iran where they represent a very small number of Iranians ...
In an interview for the Near East Report, published by the America Israel Public Affairs Committed (AIPAC), a bipartisan organization of U.S. citizens committed to strengthening U.S.-Israel relations, Canada’s former Prime Minister said that the nuclear agreement with Iran should be scrapped if the Iranian regime does not comply with it.
Last June, the Ontario court ordered Iran to hand over millions of dollars of non diplomatic assets in Canada, to the victims of terrorist acts from Hamas and Hezbollah, both of which are funded and armed by Iran.
Sayeh Hassan, Barrister & Solicitor, in inviting the public to participate in an open discussion about the Human Rights Situation in Iran, which will take place at Queen’s Park on March 23rd 2017 from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Sam Khanlari, a Toronto-based writer who has been featured by the CBC, The Toronto Star, Tehran Times and The Islamic Monthly, tweeted on January 13, 2017 that he “Might stay in the Trump Tower for one week / Piss on all the walls and smoke weed”.