“Neither Minister Baird’s June 24 statement, nor any other statement issued in recent years by Canada’s foreign affairs ministers, mention any of the 5,383 Palestinians currently imprisoned by Israeli authorities.”
Sadly this administration has been all too consistent in its regard for oppression!
Canada’s Concern for Detainees in Israel-Palestine Unbalanced
Montreal, June 27, 2011 — In a strongly-worded statement Friday, June 24, Canada’s foreign minister John Baird called for the immediate and unconditional release of Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit. Baird also called for Palestinian Islamist group Hamas, which captured Shalit five years ago, to allow t