Category: Arab community

Conservative MP invokes Marrisa Shen’s murder in call for immigration screening review

Conservative MP invokes Marrisa Shen’s murder in call for immigration screening review Michelle Rempel made the announcement in Burnaby South with her party’s byelection candidate Kelvin Gawley / Burnaby Now JANUARY 20, 2019 11:55 AM MP Michelle Rempel speaks at a press conference in Burnaby South alongside Burnaby South Conservative candidate Jay Shin (left) and MP […]

French: Le Canada va accueillir la jeune Saoudienne

Le Canada va accueillir la jeune Saoudienne Agence France-Presse | Publié le 11 janvier 2019 à 10:47 – Mis à jour à 17:03 https://www.tvanouvelles.ca/2019/01/11/le-canada-va-accueillir-la-jeune-saoudienne Le Canada a décidé d’accorder l’asile à une jeune Saoudienne de 18 ans qui a fui sa famille, a annoncé vendredi le premier ministre du Canada Justin Trudeau. Play Video Le Canada a décidé d’accorder […]

Canadian prime minister confirms Saudi teen Rahaf al-Qunun to be granted asylum

Canadian prime minister confirms Saudi teen Rahaf al-Qunun to be granted asylum  Harriet Alexander 11 JANUARY 2019 • 5:32PM Follow    https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2019/01/11/saudi-woman-fled-family-granted-asylum-canada-thailand-airport/ A Saudi woman who fled to Thailand fearing her family would kill her has been granted asylum by Canada, Justin Trudeau, the Canadian prime minister, confirmed on Friday. On Friday night Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun, 18, […]

Yukon Cares ups efforts to bring more to territory

Yukon Cares ups efforts to bring more Syrian refugees to territory https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/yukon-cares-refugees-syria-1.4488107 Facebook Twitter Reddit LinkedIn Departure of three refugee families from Yukon has not dampened enthusiasm to bring more Dave Croft · CBC News · Posted: Jan 15, 2018 5:47 PM CT | Last Updated: January 15, 2018 People gather to take basic food stuffs and other aid […]

HALIFAX: Taxi driver Bassam Al-Rawi charged with sexual assault

Woman was passed out, mostly naked in Halifax taxi driver’s car: constable Bassam Al-Rawi faces a charge of sexual assault after an acquittal was overturned last January by the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal 147 about 8 hours ago by: Canadian Press Bassam Al-Rawi https://www.halifaxtoday.ca/local-news/woman-was-passed-out-mostly-naked-in-halifax-taxi-drivers-car-constable-1187351 HALIFAX — A Halifax police constable has described finding a young woman […]

Arrived in Canada using false Saudi passports, Mahmoud Jaballah sues federal government for $34M

After 17-year deportation fight over alleged terrorism ties, Toronto man sues federal government for $34M https://nationalpost.com/news/politics/after-17-year-deportation-fight-over-alleged-terrorism-ties-toronto-man-sues-federal-government-for-34m Between 1999 and 2016, the government signed three security certificates naming Jaballah, all of which ultimately failed to stand up in court Security certificate detainee Mahmoud Jaballah waits at home in this image from the film The Secret Trial.Noah […]

Canadian Federal Court overturns denial of permanent residence to former Iraqi government official

Canadian Federal Court overturns denial of permanent residence to former Iraqi government official It raises a question about how officials should determine whether someone is too high up in a regime engaged in human rights abuses to be admitted to Canada Former Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein in 1998, which is during the time period that […]