cig_control September 30, 2018

Toronto (September 27, 2018) – Friends of Simon Wiesenthal Center (FSWC) commends the Federal Court of Canada for its decision to uphold the Canadian government’s revocation of Helmut Oberlander’s Canadian citizenship. Oberlander, who served as an interpreter for the Nazis, lost his appeal today after being stripped of his citizenship four times and successfully appealing […]

cig_control September 30, 2018

Intolerance raises its head when political correctness suppresses free speech and people of conscience lack the will or inoculation tools to protect themselves. An organization called Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA) is sponsoring another Canadian conference next month where controversial speakers will preach intolerance against women, secular Muslims, LGBTQ, Jews, and other communities. In […]

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 17, 2018

The Palestinian Authority government in Ramallah blames Hamas for controlling the Gaza Strip and exploiting its resources for its own private ends and abusing Palestinian residents, while taking advantage of their difficult situation. Human rights organizations in Israel and around the world repeatedly claim that Israel is still an “occupying power” in the region and […]

cig_control June 17, 2018

Invited to speak at Hebrew Union College’s commencement ceremony, the novelist Michael Chabon took the opportunity not only to attack Zionism—and especially the Jewish residents of Hebron—but also to advocate for intermarriage and to express his dissatisfaction with Judaism itself, which strikes him as a “giant interlocking system of distinctions and divisions.” Nothing, Chabon began […]

cig_control June 8, 2018

List ranks world countries according to amount of violence against Christians and Jews. North Korea came out top for the 16th year running followed by Afghanistan, Somalia, Sudan and Pakistan. Causes were radical Islam and governments using religious persecution to prop up their power, report said. The list was put together by Christian organisation Open […]

cig_control June 1, 2018

Two months after the International Legal Forum notified the Belgian Ministry of Education regarding an anti-Semitic caricature featuring in an official Belgian schoolbook, the Belgian Ministry of Education announced in response that it will be removed in the next edition. The caricature, found in a Belgian geography book designed for 15-year-olds and previously approved by […]