Harper in Israel: Amidst the spectacle, no time for human rights

Many eyes were watching closely during this visit. There would have been no better time to show that Canada is a principled human rights champion. But that was not to be.

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Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Jan. 19.
Alex Neve, Béatrice Vaugrante, Yonatan Gher
Published: Monday, 01/20/2014 8:03 pm EST
Last Updated: Monday, 01/27/2014 5:04 pm EST

There was considerable fanfare and red carpet during Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s trip to Israel this week.

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