The Council of Europe and Amnesty International have acknowledged that the Roma communities in Europe are subjected to psychological and physical violence by groups of non-Roma European citizens who are waging a war of hatred and endemic discrimination toward them.
Stigmatization of Roma communities as criminal is disturbing and dangerous, warns UN Independent Expert on minority issues Rita Izsák
GENEVA (29 October 2013) – “The recent ...
Modern pro-Israel stance is welcome, but the country’s denial of Jewish refugees during the Holocaust is a driving factor in Jewish opposition to Bill C-31
A new advocacy group in Canada is proving that despi...
As a result of what many in the refugee advocacy community believe to be a time of social cruelty here in Canada, government policy in our country has turned its back on those from other lands who face mortal discrimination in trying to find a ...
As the effects of the Tories’ drastic refugee reforms take hold, the Conservative government finds itself at odds with an unlikely adversary: a Jewish group. (CP)
OTTAWA — The federal government has found itself at odds with...
Roma protesters march in Hungary against discrimination.
Progressive laws and generous benefits have long made Canada a haven for refugees. But the Conservative government of Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been raising the drawbridge ...
Members of Canada’s Jewish community are challenging the federal government’s treatment of refugee claimants by lobbying for the repeal of laws that discourage asylum seekers from certain countries.
A new group, called the Je...
Stephen Lewis and Michele Landsberg have joined forces with J-RAN, the recently founded Jewish Refugee Action Network, to advocate against the federal government's decision to change the refugee determination system and to cut refugee healthcar...
Calling Canada’s refugee determination system a “betrayal” of Canadian values, which should concern Canadian Jews, Rabbi Arthur Bielfeld announced the formal launch of the Jewish Refugee Action Network (JRAN) on June 21.