cig_control July 12, 2018

Click here for PDF of the report GENEVA, July 11, 2018 — UN agencies, officials and experts tasked with combating racism have failed over the past decade to act or even speak out against global hatred, incitement and violence against Jews, according to a major new report submitted today to Secretary-General Antonio Guterres by UN […]

cig_control July 6, 2018

Church leaders in Nigeria have said that Christians are experiencing “pure genocide” as 6,000 people, mostly women and children, have been murdered by Fulani radicals since January. “What is happening in Plateau state and other select states in Nigeria is pure genocide and must be stopped immediately,” said the Christian Association of Nigeria and church denominational […]

cig_control July 6, 2018

The government of Canada plans to funnel $23 million to combat “Islamophobia,” Member of Parliament Iqra Khalid announcedlast week. The money is an outgrowth of Canada’s M-103 “Systemic racism and religious discrimination” bill that called on the government to “condemn Islamophobia and all forms of systemic racism and religious discrimination.” It is not clear how […]

cig_control July 5, 2018

Sally Armstrong is a journalist, author and human-rights activist Thundering hordes of refugees have become the new normal. Their horrific stories – murder, torture, rape – swamp our psyches and rattle our conscience. Then they disappear. The wretched overcrowded camps full of malnutrition, violence and predictable diseases such as cholera, cycle around like reruns of […]

cig_control July 3, 2018

I am a proud Canadian – proud of a culture that, despite the vast array of peoples that have joined the Canadian mosaic, has established the acceptance of others as one of its core values. The elevation of this value of acceptance has allowed Canadians to co-exist, while still being different. We Canadian Jews are […]

cig_control June 29, 2018

By Sean Savage In addition to anti-Israel resolutions, this year’s main gathering featured a verbal attack on a Palestinian human-rights activist who condemned the one-sided resolutions being considered against the Jewish state. At its biennial General Assembly last week in St. Louis, the Presbyterian Church USA, one of the largest mainline churches in American Protestantism, […]

cig_control June 29, 2018

The High Court of Justice in Asturias last week confirmed that a city council’s policy of boycotting Israel was unconstitutional. The City Council of Castrillon in Northern Spain passed a motion effectively boycotting Israel, Israeli businesses, and companies doing business with Israel in August last year. The Court declared, however, that this policy was in […]

cig_control June 26, 2018

The great political commentator was articulate, brave and dignified, and an outspoken champion of Israel. Charles Krauthammer, who died this week at age 68, was called the most influential political commentator in America, with a weekly column syndicated to 400 publications worldwide. Less than two weeks ago, Krauthammer published a poignant “farewell letter” describing aggressive, […]