Quebec’s proposed ban on public sector workers wearing religious symbols has brought Catholics, Jews, Muslims and others together in opposition - but intolerance has now entered the province’s political mainstream.
The State of Palestine could have been 65 years old today if the UN partition plan of 1947 had been accepted by the Arab world. A just and lasting peace between two sovereign states is still prejudiced by the false narrative that Palestinians were the only refugees created in 1947.
Iran's president Ahmedinejad will take the podium at the UN General Assembly on Yom Kippu, an act that should shame the UN. Instead of giving him a platform, the US should have refused him a visa and the UN itself should be handing Ahmedinejad an indictment for criminal incitement to genocide.