Within minutes of the Ottawa shootings, Islamophobia reared its ugly head. With her family under lockdown, Mira Sucharov cautions us against making assumptions about the shooters.
British foreign policy towards Palestine will not change, even if lawmakers on Monday vote in favor of a motion stating that the government should recognize it as a state, Prime Minister David Cameron’s official spokesman told reporters.
Irwin Cotler, a member of the Parliament in Canada and a prominent human rights activist, said he will not seek re-election.
A resolution that calls male ritual circumcision a “violation of the physical integrity of children” was passed overwhelmingly by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe.
As a strike on Syria grows nearer, Barack Obama is increasingly haunted by George W. Bush’s decision to attack Iraq based on botched (or was it fabricated?) evidence.
The abattoir in this small town in western Poland has a special dormitory to house the more than 30 Jewish men designated by Israel’s chief rabbi to oversee the production of kosher beef there.
Poland’s parliament on Friday rejected a government-backed bill that would have allowed slaughterhouses to produce kosher meat, angering Jewish groups who say the decision violated their religious rights.
The German Bundestag today approved a resolution vowing to combat anti-Semitism and support Jewish life in Germany, and to deepen the country’s special relationship with Israel.
Jewish people are living in fear in Europe but the European Union will make sure they are not harmed, the president of the European Parliament said.