Notorious Canadian MP and Defender of Israel’s Human Rights Abuses Ratchets up Campaign Against Venezuela in the Name of Human Rights

Canadian MP Irwin Cotler claims to be committed to ending the humanitarian crises in Venezuela, yet Cotler has devoted much of his life to defending Israeli human rights violations, including its recent killing of unarmed protesters in Gaza.

Former Canadian justice minister Irwin Cotler speaks to the media during a press conference in Jerusalem in 2009 where he announced a campaign for action against Iran. Dan Balilty | AP

Requesting the International Criminal Court to investigate Venezuela’s government is a significant escalation in Ottawa’s campaign of interference in the domestic affairs of another country. Supported by five like-minded South American nations, it’s the first time a member state has been brought before the ICC’s chief prosecutor by other

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Watch | Max Blumenthal Grills OAS Panel on Venezuela’s «Crimes Against Humanity»

An OAS panel featured condemnations of Venezuela’s human rights violations by one of the world’s most prominent defenders of Israeli atrocities.

Former Canadian justice minister Irwin Cotler speaks to the media during a press conference in Jerusalem in 2009 where he announced a campaign for action against Iran. Dan Balilty | AP

On May 29, a panel of self-described independent experts convened a press conference at the Organization of American States in Washington DC. The panel presented a 400-page report accusing the Venezuelan government of crimes against humanity and demanding the prosecution of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro at the International Criminal

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