Posts Tagged ‘ Canada ’

Canadian Diplomat Plans to Press Saudi on Jailed Blogger

Nov 3rd, 2016 | By

Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Stephane Dion’s office announced his plans to press Saudi Arabia’s chief human rights official on the jailed Saudi blogger, Raif Badawi. Dion’s office said he would speak Thursday with the Saudi Human Rights Commission president Banda Bin Mohammed Al-Aiban, about a “full range of human rights issues, including the case of

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Canada’s Religious Freedom Work Is Timely, Needed, And Should Be Supported

Aug 16th, 2013 | By

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom, where I work, has documented religious freedom violations around the world, in places as diverse as Nigeria, Egypt, Russia, Pakistan, and China. These violations stem from authoritarian repression, societal pressures, and non-state actors espousing an ideology of violent religious extremism. In addition, studies indicate that both religious belief and restrictions on religion are increasing globally, a combination that greatly increases the likelihood of conflict and instability.

Chairman’s Report for February 16, 2012

Feb 17th, 2012 | By

IN THIS ISSUE: Obama’s war on individual liberty / Obama Care and the march to central planning / Friedrich von Hayek on central planning / Contraceptive mandate and religious liberty / Air Force erases God from flight patch / Honor killings in Canada / Dubai police chief no longer trusts America / Meet Obama’s man in Egypt

Chairman’s Report from Washington for July 20,2011

Jul 20th, 2011 | By
UK female cops required to wear hijab

In this issue of the Chairman’s Report: Obama’s Voice of America claims Islamists want “reform.” / Obama: No to Canadian oil but yes to Saudi oil / The State Department’s Weiner problem / NBC apologies for “under God” omission in Pledge / Military funding of same-sex marriage / Gays for Jon Huntsman / Honor killings in the West / Islamists want take over of three UK cities / Pakistan Christian sex slaves / Islamic school has kids make bombs in Indonesia. Other international and domestic issues reported by William J. Murray