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Their “Independence Day” is Palestine’s Nakba Day

Palestinian girl in a protest on Nakba Day 2010 in al-Khaleel (Hebron), West Bank. Her sign says “Surely we will return, Palestine.” Source: Shy halatzi – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=10378484 Hussein Hoballah ٍSada al-Mashrek’s Editor-in-chief  Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is constantly making statements on many different incidents and events and offering congratulations on

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Trudeau’s Officials Work to Stop Refugees Before They Get to Canada (Part 2)

Discriminatory anti-ziganist (anti-Roma-people) protests in Hungary’s capital city, Sofia on 1 Oct 2011; photo credit: Иван – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=16944767   Karl Nerenberg May 8, 2017 POLITICS IN CANADA The backdrop to all this is that Canada’s Immigration and Refugees Board (IRB) continues to accept the refugee claims of a large proportion of Roma asylum seekers

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Trudeau’s Officials Work to Stop Refugees Before They Get to Canada (Part 1)

Karl Nerenberg May 8, 2017 POLITICS IN CANADA Image: Karl Nerenberg   The Trudeau government’s commitment to refugees is inconsistent and, at times, hypocritical. It can be justly proud of opening the doors to Syrian refugees and restoring the health care for all refugees and asylum seekers that the Harper government cut. And while they have

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Trudeau: Following Chrétien or Trump?

  Hussein Hoballah Sada al-Mashrek’s Editor-in-Chief Following the Khan Sheikhoun chemical attack that killed tens of victims, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau last Monday, the 10th of April, walked along Juno Beach, where Canadian soldiers had sacrificed their lives in confrontation with the Nazi peril during World War 2. Trudeau attacked Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad, saying

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Trudeau to Make Pot Legal While Cracking Down on Impaired Drivers and Pushers (Part 2)

Karl Nerenberg April 14, 2017 Main short-term physical effects of cannabis; source: By Mikael Häggström – All used images are in public domain., Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5775703   What if provinces try to undermine legalization? Journalists wondered what the federal government would do if some provinces were to try an end run around legalization by setting the

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Trudeau to Make Pot Legal While Cracking Down on Impaired Drivers and Pushers (Part 1)

  Karl Nerenberg April 14, 2017 Image: Karl Nerenberg The Trudeau government wants you to know that it does not want to encourage people to use marijuana. To make that point clear, on Thursday, when the government tabled legislation to legalize marijuana, it also introduced new, tough penalties for drug and alcohol impaired driving and for

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Breaking Tradition Championed by His Father, Trudeau Boycotts Key UN Disarmament Initiative

Linda McQuaig April 13, 2017 POLITICS IN CANADA US POLITICS WORLD   Trump receives a briefing on a military strike on Syria from his National Security team; photo source: By Shealah Craighead – https://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/2017/04/07/photo-day-april-7-2017, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=57795087   Now that Donald Trump has proven himself presidential by bombing a Syrian airbase, I guess we can all

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Trudeau Liberals Betray Open and Fair Government Pledges (Part 2)

US President Donald Trump meeting with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the White House, Photo Courtesy: By Office of the President of the United States – @realDonaldTrump on Twitter, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=56254370; (Created on 13 Feb 2017)   Duncan Cameron April 4, 2017 POLITICS IN CANADA Scottish parliamentary committees function harmoniously when compared to the U.K.

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Trudeau Liberals Betray Open and Fair Government Pledges (Part 1)

  Duncan Cameron April 4, 2017 POLITICS IN CANADA When heading a minority government, Prime Minister Stephen Harper prorogued parliament on two occasions to avoid defeat. When his government was found in contempt of parliament for failing to reveal costs of new fighter bombers the transgression did not hurt his political fortunes. Shortly thereafter, in

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