Press Conference Advisory - Historic Launch of Parliamentary Hearings on
Antisemitism

Renowned Parliamentarians and Experts to Testify at Opening Hearing

OTTAWA, Oct. 29 /CNW Telbec/ - The All-Party Canadian Parliamentary Coalition to Combat Antisemitism, Chaired by Scott Reid, MP will launch its first ever Canadian Parliamentary Inquiry into Antisemitism in Canada and beyond, Chaired by Mario Silva, MP.

A press conference will be held on Monday, November 2nd, 2009, at the corrected time of 10:30 am in the Charles Lynch Press Gallery (130-S Centre Block) House of Commons, Ottawa.

The press conference will feature Members of Parliament with international expertise on antisemitism who will be opening the Hearing immediately following the press conference.

    
    -  Rt. Hon. Dr Denis MacShane, Chair, All-Party Parliamentary Inquiry
       into Antisemitism in the UK and author of the just published
       "Globalizing Hatred: The New Anti-Semitism"
    -  Prof. Gert Weisskirchen, former OSCE Personal Representative of the
       Chairman-in-Office on Combating Antisemitism, and member of the German
       Bundestag
    -  Hon. Irwin Cotler, Chair of the Inter-Parliamentary Coalition for
       Combating Antisemitism, and Canadian member of Parliament
    

The Parliamentary Inquiry Hearing will be held from 11am - 2pm in Room 253-D Centre Block House of Commons, Ottawa.

SOURCE CANADIAN PARLIAMENTARY COALITION TO COMBAT ANTISEMITISM (CPCCA)

For further information: For further information: Mario Silva, MP, (613) 992-2576, cpcca@parl.gc.ca

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CANADIAN PARLIAMENTARY COALITION TO COMBAT ANTISEMITISM (CPCCA)

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