A Polish far-right group staged a controversial march at Auschwitz on Holocaust Memorial Day.
On Sunday night, two witnesses who survived the Night of Broken Glass spoke about their experiences in a sombre ceremony in Montreal attended by more than 600 people
When you listen to a witness, you become a witness, the Nobel laureate and Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel said. A dozen people became witnesses Sunday while listening to Montrealer Fishel Goldig describe the harrowing years during which he, his parents and other family members escaped death at the hands of the Nazis while others did…
The 2019 jury members are: Canadian authors Donna Bailey Nurse and Randy Boyagoda (jury chair), Canadian playwright José Teodoro, Scottish-Sierra Leonean author Aminatta Forna and Bosnian-American author Aleksandar (Sasha) Hemon. The post Introducing the 2019 Scotiabank Giller Prize Jury appeared first on Scotiabank Giller Prize.
http://bit.ly/2RXqqGr January 28, 2019 DUBAI (Reuters) – A commander of Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guards said on Monday Iran’s strategy was to wipe “the Zionist regime” (Israel) off the political map, Iran’s state TV reported. “We announce that if Israel takes any action to wage a war against us, it will definitely lead to its own […]
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When a viral video showed a white teenaged boy from a Catholic private school standing and smiling at a Native American elder tapping a ceremonial drum, the internet immediately assumed the worst. Nick Sandmann, a 15-year-old from Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky, was wearing a Make America Great Again hat and his rowdy peers were shouting.…
Four stories in the news for Tuesday, Jan. 22 —— CANADA FOOD GUIDE FACELIFT COMING TODAY Canadians will finally see Health Canada’s modern spin on healthy eating today. Health Minister Ginette Petipas Taylor will unveil an overhauled Canada Food Guide in Montreal this morning. The guide is expected to have a bigger focus on plant-based…
How Ottawa built a Holocaust memorial with one major glitch — no mention of Jewish people
Documents released under access to information show that while Canadian Heritage staffers focused on many details, no one asked what the plaque actually said
https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Amnesty International, the eminent human-rights non-governmental organization, is widely known for its advocacy in that realm. It produces reports critical of the Israeli occupation in Palestine and the Saudi-led war on Yemen. But it also publishes a steady flow of indictments against countries that don’t play ball with Washington — countries like Iran, China, […]
https://ift.tt/eA8V8J Taking the art of fake news to new heights, a non-profit has circulated mock Washington Post issues near the White House, telling readers that President Donald Trump fled to Crimea on the back of women-led protests. Activists giving out fake … The post Fake Washington Post Copies Announcing Trump’s Resignation Handed Out in Washington, […]