Tag : Canada

MEK delisted while Iran Quds Forces added to Canada’s Terror List
24 Dec
8:47

MEK delisted while Iran Quds Forces added to Canada’s Terror List

0    News  SHARIF BEHRUZ

Canada is dropping an Iranian group that once allied itself with Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein from its official list of terrorists. In taking the Mujahedin-e-Khalq, or MEK, off the list, the Conservative government is following the lead of the United States and the European Union. The Tories provided no reasons…

Canada’s Move to Cut Ties with Iran Deserves Applause
12 Sep
5:44

Canada’s Move to Cut Ties with Iran Deserves Applause

By SHARIF BEHRUZ published in Rudaw: http://www.rudaw.net/english/science/op-ed-contributors/5188.html 09/12/2012 Canada severed its diplomatic relations with the regime in Iran by the abrupt closing of its embassy in Tehran and expelling the regime’s diplomats in Ottawa on Friday. Canadian officials cited safety concerns for diplomats in Tehran among other disputes and concerns Canada has…

Memorial event is held in Kitchener, Canada for the victims of 1992 Mykonos Murder
12 Sep
3:48

Memorial event is held in Kitchener, Canada for the victims of 1992 Mykonos Murder

Democratic Party of Iranian Kurdistan in Eastern Canada will be hosting an event to commomorate the victims of 1992 Mykonos Assassination, Berlin Germany. Exactly 20 years ago, gunmen dispatched by the regime in Iran stormed a gathering place of Iranian opposition groups and opened fire on some of the guests.  Among…

Military preparing for ‘WHAT MAY COME’ from Iran: Canada’s Mackay
12 Mar
7:45

Military preparing for ‘WHAT MAY COME’ from Iran: Canada’s Mackay

0    News  SHARIF BEHRUZ

KRISTY KIRKUP | PARLIAMENTARY BUREAU Sun News Canada’s military is preparing for all possibilities involving Iran, according to Defence Minister Peter MacKay. “We are pursuing every diplomatic means, but he fact remains we have to be prepared for what may come and that’s something the national defence department takes very seriously,” MacKay…

AHMADINEJAD’S IRAN: A THREAT TO PEACE, HUMAN RIGHTS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW
27 Dec
11:19

AHMADINEJAD’S IRAN: A THREAT TO PEACE, HUMAN RIGHTS AND INTERNATIONAL LAW

Report of the Canadian Parliament’s Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development INTRODUCTION In the summer of 2009, Canadians and the rest of the international community looked on with concern and a sense of déjà vu as Iranian security forces cracked down on protestors in the wake of that…