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Irwin Cotler: Criminalizing the Baha’i faith

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Canadian parliamentarians across the political spectrum have joined together to launch the third annual Iran Accountability Week to sound the alarm on the Iranian regime’s many threats: nuclear, terrorist, hateful incitement, and, in particular, the widespread and systematic violations of human rights.

 

The events of Iran Accountability Week include hearings with international and Iranian experts before the Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on International Human Rights, public forums, press briefings, advocacy on behalf of Iranian political prisoners, and a concluding call to action.

This year’s Iran Accountability Week comes at a most appropriate time, with the P5+1 group of nations resuming nuclear negotiations with Iran. We all hope this will result in a comprehensive nuclear agreement, but the process risks overshadowing, if not sanitizing, the Iranian regime’s massive domestic

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