Tag : Jim Karygiannis

Canadians of Kurdish heritage marked the 68th Anniversary of the Founding of the Kurdistan Republic with special message from Hon. Jim Karygiannis
31 Jan
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Canadians of Kurdish heritage marked the 68th Anniversary of the Founding of the Kurdistan Republic with special message from Hon. Jim Karygiannis

The Honourable Jim Karygiannis, M.P. for Scarborough-Agincourt conveyed a greeting message to the anniversary event for the 68th Anniversary of Kurdistan Republic’s establishment in Mississauga, Ontario. His Special Assistant, Nick Mantas presented the message and reads as follow: I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate Canadians of Kurdish heritage…

#Canadian MP was among election observers in #Venezuela
17 Apr
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#Canadian MP was among election observers in #Venezuela

By Wojtek Gwiazda | Radio Canada International Tuesday 16 April, 2013  Jim Karygiannis is a Member of Parliament with Canada’s opposition Liberal Party, and he’s been to numerous countries Russia, Somalia, Libya and Armenia as an election observer. This past weekend he was in Venezuela on the invitation of the Venezuelan diaspora…

Newroz Statement by the Honourable Jim Karygiannis, Member of Canadian Parliament for Scarborough-Agincourt and Liberal Critic for Multiculturalism
21 Mar
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Newroz Statement by the Honourable Jim Karygiannis, Member of Canadian Parliament for Scarborough-Agincourt and Liberal Critic for Multiculturalism

Tuesday 19th March 2013. Newroz Statement by the Honourable Jim Karygiannis, Member of Parliament for Scarborough-Agincourt and Liberal Critic for Multiculturalism I would like to take this opportunity to wish members of the Canadian Kurdish community Happy Newroz, on the occasion of the Arian New Year. Newroz is the most…

Petition in support of recognizing Halabja as genocide in Canadian Parliament
14 Feb
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Petition in support of recognizing Halabja as genocide in Canadian Parliament

In 2010, the Honourable Jim Karygiannis, Liberal M.P. for Scarborough-Agincourt introduced Motion M-505 in the Canadian House of Commons, which recognized the actions of Saddam Hussein against the Kurds, as a crime against humanity.  On the 25th anniversary of this brutal genocidal campaign of Saddam Hussien against the Kurdish people, Jim is…